Leona holds on to top spot in UK charts

'The X Factor' winner Leona Lewis has held the top spot on both the singles and album chart in the UK for another week.

'The X Factor' winner Leona Lewis has held the top spot on both the singles and album chart in the UK for another week.

The 22-year-old has come a long way since winning last year’s show.

Her single 'Bleeding Love' is top of the singles chart and her album 'Spirit is at the top of the album chart.

The girl from Hackney is surely aiming to clinch the coveted Christmas number one, like she did last year with her Christmas single 'A Moment Like This'.

Mariah Carey’s re-released single 'All I Want for Christmas is You' has propelled her into the top 10 singles chart, climbing 15 places to number eight.

At number 12 is another Christmas classic, a re-release of 'Fairytale of New York', by The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl.

The highest new entries on the singles chart include Elvis Presley’s 'Burning Love', at number 13, and Cascada’s 'What Hurts the Most', at number 16.

Cascada’s album 'Perfect Day' charted at number 12 – the highest new entry on the album chart.

Another blast from the past is the 'Cream of' greatest hits album by 90s armchair rockers The Beautiful South and The Housemartins, which rose 12 places to number 17.

Amy Winehouse, who was recently nominated for a string of Grammy awards, has two albums in the top 40 album chart.

'Back to Black' held steady at number nine, and 'Back to Black – The Deluxe Edition', climbed 13 places to number 32.

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