Alexandra at the Summertime Ball 2010

X Factor winner, Alexandra Burke performed at the Summertime Ball at Wembley Stadium on 6th June.

From the onstage blog:

Alexandra Burke up next, can't wait!

So we've already had chats with Dizzee Rascal, JLS and Alexandra Burke this morning! They're all so, so excited about performing for you today. They've heard rumours that there will be some surprise acts performing today. We've heard that rumour too! Guess we'll have to wait until 4pm to find out!

Alexandra Burke and JLS have both had their sound checks this morning. Both sounded and looked amazing!

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In pictures - Alexandra Burke on stage

Alexandra Burke

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 Full name: Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewan Burke

From: Islington, London

Latest album: Overcome

Essential tracks: Bad Boys, Broken Heels and All Night Long

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Alexandra pushed the JLS boys aside to be crowned the winner of 2008's X Factor, giving mentor and fellow Summertime Ball artist, Cheryl Cole her first victory over the show's other judges.

Following the X Factor, Alexandra grabbed the much sought after Christmas No. 1 in 2008 with her cover of Jeff Buckley's 'Hallelujah', despite competition form Buckley's fans.

In 2009 she released her debut album, 'Overcome' which stormed straight to the top of the album chart.  Her first single to be taken from the album, 'Bad Boys' was a Big Top 40 No. 1 as picked up a nomination for Best British single at this year's BRIT Awards.


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