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Comic Kay wins 'X Factor battle'

Peter Kay as Britain's Got The Pop Factor 'winner' Geraldine
Geraldine also plans to release a Christmas single

Comic Peter Kay has beaten X Factor winner Leon Jackson in the singles chart with his spoof reality TV show song, The Winner's Song.

Kay's single - taken from his Channel 4 comedy Britain's got the Pop Factor, in which he satirises TV talent shows - charted at number two.

The song is performed by Kay as Geraldine McQueen, an overweight transsexual from Northern Ireland.

Jackson's ballad Don't Call this Love was at three, with Pink at number one.

She spent a third consecutive week at number one with her single So What, the Official UK Charts Company said.


Geraldine sent a message of consolation to Jackson.

She said: "Leon is a lovely wee boy, he's a Scottish Michael Buble. There's enough room for everybody.

"I never knew he had a song because I've been in hospital all week - he's not number one though is he? Isn't it Pink? I love Pink, although I wouldn't like to get on the wrong side of her."

Oasis were knocked off the top of the album chart after only a week at number one by Keane's new entry Perfect Symmetry.

Dig Out Your Soul moved down one place to number two, while Irish boy band Boyzone's new album Back Again - No Matter What was at four.

Comic Kay in talent show spoof
23 Aug 08 |  Entertainment

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