Raymond Arthur Quinn (born 25 August 1988 in Liverpool, Merseyside) is an English actor, singer, and dancer. He finished second in talent show The X Factor in 2006, and won the 2009 series of Dancing on Ice. He specialises in swing, big-band and jazz music. After The X Factor, Quinn was signed by Sony BMG and on 16 January 2007 recorded a swing album at the Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles. His self-titled debut album Ray Quinn: Doing It My Way was released 12 March 2007, the same day as that of fellow X Factor finalist Ben Mills. The album went straight to number one in the UK charts. The album also went Gold in the first week. Quinn embarked on his own sell-out solo tour in September through to November 2007. Quinn was dropped by his record label on 6 November 2007. In November 2007, Quinn recorded a cover of the song "You To Me Are Everything" for the album Liverpool: Number Ones Album, and in January 2008 he performed at the Number One Project concert at the Echo Arena, Liverpool.