X Factor Heroes tops the singles chart


The X Factor finalists have released a version of David Bowie’s Heroes, in aid of the armed forces charity Help For Heroes.
The Heroes song has made it to number one in the UK singles chart this week.
The Heroes single sold 144,000 copies in its first week which is an amazing achievement only equalled by Cheryl Cole’s Promise This and the charity single Everybody Hearts, which was in aid of the Haiti disaster.
The bestselling compilation album this week was the 77th instalment of Now that’s What I Call Music which always does well this time of year.
Take That have the number one album for the second week with Progress; they sold 520,000 copies in the first week and 208,000 in the second.

JLS, the band that came second in the X Factor competition, managed the number two spot with their album entitled Outta this World, Westlife came in at commendable number three with Gravity.
Help for Heroes or H4H is a British Charity set up in October 2007 by Bryn Parry and his wife Emma Parry. It serves to provide better facilities for wounded service men and women.

X Factor Heroes tops the singles chart

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