Hopeful X Factor contestants lined the streets of Manchester for the second day of auditions as star judges arrived today.
Jubilee Concert coordinator Gary Barlow, who is expected to be honoured for his services, joined former Spice Girl Mel B, N Dubz star Tulisa and Louis Walsh.
Thousands of singers arrived along with family members and friends in Event City, near to the Trafford Centre, as speculation increased over ‘Sir Gary’.
The Take That frontman said on Monday it was ‘the biggest night of my life’.
"It's going to take something pretty special to top it," he added.
There have been rumours that he may be recognised officially for his organising of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations main event.