Cheryl lights up Oxford Street
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini got into the festive spirit as she switched on the Christmas lights in London's Oxford Street tonight.
The X Factor judge - who looks set to claim her fifth number one single with I Don't Care on Sunday - wowed the crowds in a stunning black military tunic-style jacket.
She was joined by chart-topping group Rixton and singer Jess Glynne at the event, hosted by the street's John Lewis store.
The singer, who wore her hair tied back, topped off her coat with a blinged-up poppy as she pushed the button to illuminate the famous shopping magnet.
Thousands gathered to help count down to the moment when she hit the button, turning on a display featuring 750,000 lower-energy LED bulbs, strung along the length of the famous London street.
The illumination ceremony also featured a performance of the carol O Holy Night by teenage competition winner Lauren Mae Kidd.
The 16-year-old from north London won a social media talent competition to make her public debut at the event.
She taught herself to play the guitar before honing her skills at the True Stars Academy, a theatre school set up by EastEnders actress Brooke Kinsella in 2010.