X Factor winners nabs Christmas Number One

Leon Jackson hits the top spot

X Factor winner Leon Jackson has scored the Christmas Number One tonight (December 23).

His track ’When You Believe’, a cover of the Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston duet, has knocked Katie Melua and Eva Cassidy’s version of ’What A Wonderful World’ off the top spot.

Other new entries on the chart included Malcom Middleton’s Christmas effort ’We’re All Going To Die’ at Number 31, Kylie Minogue at Number 32 with ‘Wow’ and The Killers at Number 34 with ‘Don’t Shoot Me Santa’

Meanwhile on the album’s front Leona Lewis has kept the top spot with ’Spirit’.

The Christmas Top Ten is:

1. Leon Jackson – ‘When You Believe’

2. Katie Melua and Eva Cassidy – ‘What A Wonderful World’

3. Leona Lewis – ‘Bleeding Love’

4. Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl – ‘A Fairytale Of New York’

5. Soulja Boy Tell’ Em – ‘Crank That (Soulja Boy)’

6. Mariah Carey – ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’

7. Take That – ‘Rule The World

8. Mark Ronson – ‘Valerie’

9. Girls Aloud – ‘Call The Shots’

10. Timbaland presents One Republic- ‘Apologize’