X Factor star left heartbroken following sudden death of fiancée on their wedding day

X Factor star Tom Mann has been left heartbroken following the tragic death of his fiancée Dani Hampson.

Tom – who was part of the band Stereo Kicks on the ITV show – revealed the mother of his eighth month old son had died on the morning of what should have been their wedding.

In a devastating post, he revealed: “I can’t believe I am writing these words but my darling Dani – my best friend, my everything and more, the love of my life – passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning, 18th June.

“On what was supposed to be the happiest day of our lives ended in irreversible heartbreak.

“I feel like I have cried an ocean. We never made it to the alter; or got to say our vows, or dance our first dance, but I know you know that you were my entire world and the best thing that has ever happened to me, Danielle.

“I will wear this ring that I was always supposed to wear as a sign of my unconditional love to you.”

He continued, saying how he planned to raise their son alone in her memory: “I am completely broken trying to process this and I honestly don’t know where to go from here, but I do know I need to use any strength I can muster for our little boy.

“I will not be a mark on the parent that you had already become but I promise I will do my everything to raise Bowie just the way we always wanted. I promise you he will know how amazing his mummy was. I promise to make you so so proud.

“The most beautiful person inside and out. The most incredible soul. We have lost such a special person and I am sure we are about to see an abundant outpouring of love that reflects that. I will try to find peace in your messages and comments, but right now I am grieving and I will be for a very, very long time.”

Tom added: “My darling Dani, the brightest light in any room, my world is nothing but darkness without you. I will miss you forever.”

His famous pals rushed to offer their deepest condolences, with Lewis Capaldi writing: “Love you brother ❤️.”

Nadine Coyle commented: “Sending so much love, light & healing to you, Bowie & everyone who loved Dani!! ❤️❤️❤️.”

While Mimi Webb added: “Tom I’m so so sorry ❤️ sending all my love to you & thinking of you❤️ love you brother x we are with you.”

Tom auditioned for the X Factor as a solo artist but was put in the group, which made it to the final of X Factor in 2014.

He went on to write songs for acts including JLS, Becky Hill and Ronan Keating.