BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Monday, 12 November 2007, 10:34 GMT
Lewis hit song is 2007 top seller
Leona Lewis
Lewis's record company Syco said they were "absolutely delighted"
Leona Lewis's number one song Bleeding Love has become the biggest-selling single of the year so far.

According to an Official Charts Company release, the X Factor winner's ballad has outsold the previous best-seller - Mika's Grace Kelly - by 10,000 copies.

The 22-year-old fought off competition from Take That on Sunday to remain at number one for a third week running.

Timbaland's track Apologise moved up to three, while Mark Ronson's song Valerie moved up to fourth place.

Lewis's debut song, A Moment Like This, was the second-biggest seller of 2006 when it became the Christmas number one.

1. Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
2. Take That - Rule the World
3. Timbaland - Apologise
4. Mark Ronson - Valerie
5. Westlife - Home
Source: Official Charts Company

Elsewhere in this week's singles chart, Craig David's track Hot Stuff (Let's Dance) jumped 12 places to number seven.

In the album charts, Westlife's new release Back Home went straight in at number one.

The Irish band pushed veteran rockers The Eagles down to second place.

Long Road Out of Eden - the legendary band's first studio album in 28 years - went straight in at number one last week.

US diva Whitney Houston is at three with The Ultimate Collection, with McFly's Greatest Hits a new entry at four.

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are at five with their album Raising Sand.

Eagles beat Britney to number one
04 Nov 07 |  Entertainment
Leona helps smash download record
31 Oct 07 |  Entertainment
Leona Lewis storms singles chart
28 Oct 07 |  Entertainment
Leona celebrates New Year at top
31 Dec 06 |  Entertainment

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific