Christmas Number 1 2008 - Alexandra Burke

Following her X Factor win, Alexandra got her first UK No. 1, just in time for Christmas.

'Hallelujah' was written for Leonard Cohen's 1984 album but was made famous by Jeff Buckley. It's been covered numerous times and has recently popped up as backing music on a number of TV programmes which is why it was already familiar to many by the time Alexandra came round to cover it.

During the race to Christmas No. 1, Buckley fans started a campaign to get Buckley's version to No. 1.  It failed to beat the power of Simon Cowell and the X Factor and ended up at No. 2.

'Hallelujah' became the first song in 51 years to occupy the top two chart positions.

Take a look at the video for 'Hallelujah' and let us know what you think below...

[[ This video has been removed ]]

Georgia and Leigh Anne Pinnock

Fans Are Defending Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock After TOWIE's Georgia Kousoulou Slammed Her On Instagram

Snapchat Accounts Ariana Kim K Rita Ora

80+ Of The Biggest Celebrities You Really NEED To Add On Snapchat Today

Capital Metadata - Capital App March 2017

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    What About Us artwork
  2. 2
    New Rules artwork
  3. 3
    Feels artwork
  4. 4
    Rain artwork
  5. 5
    Back To You artwork
  6. 6
    Despacito (Remix) artwork
  7. 7
    More Than Friends artwork
  8. 8
    Sun Comes Up artwork
  9. 9
    Instruction artwork
  10. 10
    Your Song artwork
  11. 11
    SUBEME LA RADIO artwork
  12. 12
    Came Here For Love artwork
  13. 13
    Pretty Girl (Cheat Codes x Cade Remix) artwork
  14. 14
    Wild Thoughts artwork
  15. 15
    Mama artwork
  16. 16
  17. 17
  18. 18
    Slow Hands artwork
  19. 19
    Attention artwork
  20. 20
    One Last Time artwork
  21. 21
    Symphony artwork
  22. 22
    Miracles (Someone Special) artwork
  23. 23
  24. 24
    Galway Girl artwork
  25. 25
  26. 26
    Power artwork
  27. 27
    Strip That Down artwork
  28. 28
    Crying In The Club artwork
  29. 29
    2U artwork
  30. 30
    Malibu artwork
  31. 31
    Rockabye artwork
  32. 32
  33. 33
    Real Life artwork
  34. 34
    Something Just Like This artwork
  35. 35
    Boys artwork
  36. 36
  37. 37
    Get Low artwork
  38. 38
    Mi Gente artwork
  39. 39
    Versace On The Floor artwork
  40. 40
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site