Tuesday, December 30, 2008

UK Charts: Top 10 Singles of 2008

X Factor's Alexandra Burke has the best selling single of 2008, according to the official chart listed below. Her version of 'Hallelujah' sold a staggering 888,000 copies in just two weeks, but it will mean no single sold more than a million copies during 2008. The shift towards downloads and albums continues as CD sales dropped during the year.

Alexandra Burke was also #2 with the other X Factor finalists single 'Hero', selling 751,000 copies and clearly ahead of Welsh singer Duffy, who sold 536,000 copies of her single 'Mercy'. Madonna managed to gain an entry in the chart at #9 with '4 Minutes'.

Top 10 Selling Singles of 2008:

1. Hallelujah - Alexandra Burke**
2. Hero - X Factor finalists
3. Mercy - Duffy
4. I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
5. Rockstar - Nickelback
6. American Boy - Estelle/ Kanye West
7. Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon**
8. Now You're Gone - Basshunter
9. 4 Minutes - Madonna/ Justin Timberlake
10. Black & Gold - Sam Sparro

*Source: Official Charts Company
** still in Top 40

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