Cole tops 150,000 sales to debut at one

Paul Williams

Promise This is the introductory single from Cole's second solo album Messy Little Raindrops and her performance of the track on The X Factor results show eight days ago helped it to secure first week sales of 157,210 - the best for any single any week this year, except for the 453,426 copies that Helping Haiti's charity cover of Everybody Hurts sold on its first week in the shops some 37 weeks ago.

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