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Which X Factor Debut Single Has Sold More

Regardless of which single was more successful, Simon Cowell is still winning.

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  1. Leona Lewis or Alexandra Burke

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    Leona Lewis - A Moment Like This
    Leona Lewis - A Moment Like This
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    Incorrect
    Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah
    Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah

    Burke sold an impressive 1.297 million copies of her winner's single. While Lewis sold only 571,253 copies.

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  2. James Arthur or Olly Murs

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    James Arthur - Impossible
    James Arthur - Impossible
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    Olly Murs - Please Don't Let Me Go
    Olly Murs - Please Don't Let Me Go
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    James Arthur - Impossible

    Impossible sold an incredible 1.4 million in comparison to around 400,000 copies Please Don't Let Me Go sold.

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  3. Ella Henderson or Cher Lloyd

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    Ella Henderson - Ghost
    Ella Henderson - Ghost
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    Incorrect
    Cher Lloyd - Swagger Jagger
    Cher Lloyd - Swagger Jagger
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ella Henderson's Ghost sold 1.2 million copies, while Cher Lloyd's Swagger Jagger only sold 200,000 copies in the UK.

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  4. Union J or Little Mix

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    Union J - Carry You
    Union J - Carry You
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    Incorrect
    Little Mix - Cannonball
    Little Mix - Cannonball
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    Wrong!

    Little Mix

    Cannonball sold 390,000 copies, and Carry You sold around 49,784 copies

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  5. One Direction or JLS

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    One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful
    One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful
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    Incorrect
    JLS - Beat Again
    JLS - Beat Again
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One Direction

    Sorry JLS, but you put up a good fight. What Makes You Beautiful has sold over 1 million copies in the UK alone, while Beat Again sold an impressive 560,000 copies.

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  6. Louisa Johnson or Ben Haenow

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    Louisa Johnson - Forever Young
    Louisa Johnson - Forever Young
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    Incorrect
    Ben Haenow - Something I Need
    Ben Haenow - Something I Need
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ben Haenow

    Haenow's debut sold a modest 214,239 copies compared to Johnson's debut which sold only 99,649 copies.

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  7. Rebecca Ferguson or Fleur East

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    Incorrect
    Rebecca Ferguson - Nothing's Real But Love
    Rebecca Ferguson - Nothing's Real But Love
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    Incorrect
    Fleur East - Sax
    Fleur East - Sax
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fleur East

    Sax sold 600,000 copies in the UK compared to the 200,000 copies Nothing's Real But Love sold.

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  8. Joe McElderry or Shayne Ward

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    Incorrect
    Joe McElderry - The Climb
    Joe McElderry - The Climb
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    Incorrect
    Shayne Ward - That's My Goal
    Shayne Ward - That's My Goal
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Joe McElderry

    The Climb sold an incredible 810,000 copies, while That's My Goal wasn't far off selling around 600,000 copies.

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  9. Matt Terry or Matt Cardle

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    Incorrect
    Matt Terry - When Christmas Comes Around
    Matt Terry - When Christmas Comes Around
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    Incorrect
    Matt Cardle - When We Collide
    Matt Cardle - When We Collide
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    Wrong!

    Matt Cardle

    When We Collide killed it in the charts selling over a 1 million copies, while Terry's When Christmas Comes Around sold a decent 237,056 copies.

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