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11 December 2012, 16:42
The star's cover of 'Impossible' has already sold 187,000 copies in just 24 hours.
James Arthur's The X Factor's winner's single has become the fastest selling in the TV talent show's history.
The digital single has sold more than 187,000 copies in just 24 hours - eclipsing the first day sales of the likes of Leona Lewis and Matt Cardle.
On Twitter, Simon Cowell said: "Looks like James Arthur is going to have a massive hit this week. Congratulations."
Proceeds from sales of James Arthur's cover of Shontelle's 'Impossible' are going to a children's charity.
James beat Jahmene Douglas in the final of The X Factor at the weekend, which also saw performances from Rihanna and One Direction.