Day: December 21, 2008

UK MUSIC NEWS: X FACTOR WINNER ALEXANDRA BURKE TOPS THE CHRISTMAS SINGLES CHART

No surprises here….. Via BBC News Newly-crowned X Factor queen Alexandra Burke has topped the Christmas singles chart with Hallelujah. Burke won the battle for Christmas number one ahead of the late Jeff Buckley, whose version of the same song was in second place. It is 51 years since the same song sat at numbers one and two, and the first time ever at Christmas. Burke’s Hallelujah became the fastest-selling single by a female solo artist, with 576,000 copies sold. Congratulations Alexandra. []