X Factor judge Cheryl Cole performs 35-minute set at Grosvenor House Hotel

Cheryl Cole was paid a whopping £220,000 to perform at a private gig on Saturday night.

The Girls Aloud star played a 35-minute set for 300 guests at the Grosvenor House Hotel in central London after finishing filming on the first X Factor live show.

Cheryl, 27, belted out hits including Fight For This Love and Parachute while wearing a diamong-encrusted gold leotard. 

‘It was a mad rush getting her from The X Factor set in west London to the venue in central London,’ a source tells the Daily Mirror.

‘But she made it on stage at the stroke of midnight and got a standing ovation at the end of her show.’

X Factor 2008 winner Alexandra Burke was Cheryl‘s support act. 

The private gig was organised by Next in aid of Breast Cancer Care

SEE PICTURES The X Factor 2010 – finalists prepare for live shows>>

SEE PICTURES The X Factor 2010 – final 12 get makeovers>>

SEE PICTURES The X Factor 2010 – final 12>>

SEE PICTURES The X Factor 2010 – auditions>>

SEE PICTURES The X Factor 2009 – best moments>>

SEE PICTURES The X Factor: Where are they now?>>





SEE PICTURES Cheryl Cole turns into a ballerina for new music video here>>

SEE PICTURES The life of

Cheryl Cole

>>

SEE PICTURES Cheryl and Ashley Cole: The story so far>>

FASHION GALLERY SPECIAL Cheryl Cole‘s fashion history – the highs and the lows>>

CELEBRITY HAIR Cheryl Cole: From corn rows to curls>>

PICTURES Cheryl Cole heads home from California>>

PHOTOS: Cheryl Cole arrives back to UK from LA>>

SEE PICTURES Cheryl Cole rocks Bangor>>

SEE PICTURES Cheryl Cole performs on the Danish X Factor>>