Alexandra Burke Overcomes Houston To Debut at No.1

Alexandra Burke reached out and overcame intense competition on the UK Albums chart this week. Burke beat out both Michael Buble and Whitney Houston, topping the albums chart with a strong 132, 065 copies of her post ‘The X-Factor’ debut disc “Overcome” moved. Led by the hit single “Bad Boys,” Burke’s “Overcome” beat its closest competitor, Michael Buble’s “Crazy Love,” by over 50,000 copies (78,006). In related UK Albums Chart news, Whitney Houston’s “I Look To You,” which debuted in the UK nearly two months after its U.S. release, arrived at no.3 with 51,632 copies sold. Fleetwood Mac, Chipmunk, Paloma Faith, and Vera Lynn round out this week’s UK Albums charting top 10.


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