Cher Lloyd Sells One Million Copies Of 'Want U Back' In US Following V Festival Bottling

24 August 2012, 15:34 | Updated: 24 August 2012, 15:54

The 'Swagger Jagger' star notches impressive sales of her single during same week she was attacked on stage.

Cher Lloyd has sold one million copies of her smash hit single 'Want U Back' in the US – during the same week she was forced to leave the stage at V Festival 2012 after being bottled.

The former X Factor star released the track around a month ago and has seen it remain inside the US iTunes ever since.

Speaking to Music Week, the teen star thanked all her fans for their continued support.

"It's so amazing Want U Back has sold one million copies in America. My Brats rock, thank you," she said.

Chairman and CEO of Epic records, LA Reid added that this was simply the "beginning" for the young singer.

"I'm very excited about the progress of Cher's success," he confessed. "This is only the beginning!"

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Following her attack at the Chelmsford site of the V Festival this past weekend, the singer has received messages of support from the likes of Professor Green, Example and Tulisa.

The N-Dubz star called the attack a form of "adult bullying" and told Capital she has faced similar instances during her career.

Meanwhile, Cher is also preparing to release the US version of her debut album 'Sticks & Stones' on 2nd October.