A LADIES’ favourite who turbo-launched his career on The X Factor is coming to Bridgwater next month.

Shayne Ward, winner of the second series of the ITV talent show, comes to the Blake Hall on Valentine’s Day, February 14.

Ward has sold more than three million records worldwide with number one albums and singles in nine countries.

His first single, That’s My Goal, was the third fastest selling single of all time, behind Elton John’s Candle in the Wind and Will Young’s Evergreen.

Doors open at 7pm. Tickets cost £17.50 from the Blake Hall on 01278-422959 or Bridgwater music shop Strings ’n’ Things on 01278-427489.