Album chart-topper Sam Bailey… in numbers

X Factor winner’s debut album The Power of Love is fastest-selling album of 2014 as it tops charts on Mother’s Day

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Album chart-topper Sam Bailey… in numbers
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Emma Daly

1… the placing of Sam Bailey’s debut album The Power of Love in this weekend’s Official Album Charts

2… George Michael’s Symphonica takes second place and Wilko Johnson/ Roger Daltry with Going Back Home takes third spot.

5… the number of times Sharon Osbourne has been a full-time judge on the series – with Bailey her first winning act

8… the number of times Bailey was top of viewer votes during the 11-week run of X Factor live shows

10… Bailey was the 10th person to win the X Factor

53.4… the percentage of votes Bailey got in the final battle with runner-up Nicholas McDonald

2009… the last time an X Factor winner scored a number 1 with a debut album (Alexandra Burke’s Overcome)

2013… the year Sam Bailey was crowned champ

73,000… the number of copies of The Power of Love sold in seven days

148,853… the number of copies of Bailey’s debut single Skycraper sold in its first week (reaching Christmas number one)

1,000,000+…. More than a million people voted Bailey to be the 2013 champ

8,500,000… the number of people who tuned in to see Bailey crowned the winner on the 15th December 2013 

 


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