Official Charts - James Arthur - Impossible - Official Number 1 Award video
X Factor winner James Arthur scores huge debut Number 1 smash as Impossible becomes fastest selling single of 2012 with sales of 490,000 copies.
James Arthur picks up his Official Number 1 Award from the Official Charts Company and Radio 1 as the X Factor winner lands a huge debut Number 1 with Impossible.
Impossible has so far racked up sales of 490,000 copies, leapfrogging Cheryl's Call My Name to take the lead as the year's fastest selling single.
Arthur's impressive sales tally this week also makes Impossible the fastest selling winner's single since Alexandra Burke's 2008 hit Hallelujah. Her cover of the Jeff Buckley classic went on to become the biggest selling X Factor single of all time.
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james arthur impossible official number 1 award