UK Charts: X Factor finalists beats Girls Aloud

X Factor 2008 finalists defeated Girls Aloud in the race for #1 in the UK Singles charts selling for 300,000+ copies with a Mariah Carey cover “Hero”. Proceeds of the single will go to a charity to support British soldiers.

Girls Aloud’s “The Promise” settles for #2 after just 1 week while Pink slips a notch to #3 with “So What”.

Kings of Leon, Katy Perry and The Saturdays all stepped down a spot with their previous places #5, #6, #7 respectively.

Notable gains in the charts included the official oo7 theme, “Another Way To Die” – a duet by Jack White & Alicia Keys which jumped 8 places to #10.

Meanwhile, in the albums chart P!nk debuts at #1 with “Funhouse” besting Snow Patrol’s newest LP “A Hundred Million Suns” settling at a comfortable #2.

Here are the top 10 in full (Singles):

1. (-) ‘X Factor’ Finalists 2008: ‘Hero’
2. (1) Girls Aloud: ‘The Promise’
3. (2) Pink: ‘So What’
4. (3) Guru Josh Project: ‘Infinity 2008’
5. (4) Kings of Leon: ‘Sex On Fire’
6. (7) Katy Perry: ‘Hot N Cold’
7. (6) The Saturdays: ‘Up’
8. (8) Kanye West: ‘Love Lockdown’
9. (5) Razorlight: ‘Wire To Wire’
10. (18) Jack White & Alicia Keys: ‘Another Way To Die’

Check out this week’s chart HERE.


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