Sam Bailey scores Xmas No.1 with 148k sales: Official Charts Analysis


Barely a week after winning The X Factor, Leicester prisoner officer/housewife Sam Bailey also wins the battle for the Christmas number one, debuting in pole position with her cover of Demi Lovato's hit, Skyscraper, while Lovato's original - a number seven hit last year - re-enters at number 37 (9,213 sales).

It is the 10th time in as many seasons that the winner's coronation single has reached number one - but only the sixth time that an X Factor ...

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