Alexandra Burke’s ‘Hallelujah’ joins ‘million-selling’ singles list

The song is one of ten since the turn of the millennium to pass the million mark

Alexandra Burke‘s recent Number One cover of Leonard Cohen‘s ‘Hallelujah’ has become one of ten singles to sell over a million copies since the turn of the millennium in the UK.

Burke, the winner of this 2008’s ‘The X Factor’, joins the likes of Bob The Builder, Shaggy and Hear’say on the exclusive list of post-millennium million-sellers.

The ten songs to have sold over a million copies, according to the Official Charts Company, are:


Gareth Gates – ‘Unchained Melody’

Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay – ‘(Is This The Way To) Amarillo’

Shaggy featuring Rikrok – ‘It Wasn’t Me’

Band Aid 20 – ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’

Kylie Minogue – ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’

Shayne Ward – ‘That’s My Goal’


Hear’say – ‘Pure And Simple’

Alexandra Burke – ‘Hallelujah’

Bob The Builder – ‘Can We Fix It?’

Will Young – ‘Evergreen’/’Anything Is Possible’