Midweeek Charts: Sam Bailey powering to No 1

Paul Williams

Sam Bailey could become the first X Factor UK winner to score a No 1 debut album since 2008 victor Alexandra Burke as she heads the midweek chart.

Her introductory Syco set The Power Of Love currently has a sales lead of just under 40% over its nearest challenger, Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey with Going Back Home, according to Official Charts Company data.

If Bailey’s album does make it to No 1 when the full-week chart is published on ...

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