Official Singles Chart analysis: X-Factor Finalists sell just shy of 100k

The first of the four, a remake of Mariah Carey's Hero, benefitted Help For Heroes and The Poppy Appeal, and sold 313,244 copies the week of its 2008 release credited to The X Factor Finalists. A year on, The X Factor Finalists 2009's recording of Michael Jackson's You Are Not Alone reached number one on sales of 193,176, with proceeds going to Great Ormond Street Hospital. And last year, Help For Heroes was the beneficiary as David Bowie's Heroes topped ...

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