Sam back after X Factor success

The 20-year-old is doing well (credit: ITV)

Douglas man already emerging favourite

A plasterer from Douglas is back on the job today, after proving a surprise hit on The X Factor over the weekend.

Sam Black, who's 27, wowed judges Simon Cowell and co. with his cover of sixties standard 'Runaround Sue'.

Watch it here:

The dad-of-one has since made waves in the UK press, with tabloids revealing he will propose to girlfriend Emma Smith in an upcoming episode of the ITV series.

But Emma told Manx Radio it's back to life as normal for the time being:

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