TEIGNMOUTH teen singing sensation Luke Friend (pictured) has signed a management deal with Crown Management who manage the likes of superstar Jessie J and boy band Union J.
The X-Factor star has also signed a deal with Sony Global Music and is currently writing an album.
He announced the news on his Twitter and Facebook page.
"I have officially joined the lovely @CrownMGMT who will now represent me as one of their artists which I am so over the moon about," he wrote on his social media sites.
The 17-year-old is currently on The X Factor live tour after coming third in the ITV singing contest.
He also took time out last week to play in celebrity football match, Soccer Six.