Ben Haenow's single hits number one in iTunes chart
X FACTOR winner Ben Haenow is number one in the iTunes download chart with his first single, Something I Need.
The Shirley van-driver won the ITV talent competition last night after getting 57% of the 10 million votes cast to beat fellow finalist Fleur East and win a £1 million record deal.
Ben's single, originally by One Republic, has made the top spot in less than 24 hours since its release despite the X Factor final hitting a ten year low in viewer numbers with just over nine million people tuning in.The tweeted after the show saying: "Hahahhaa it's real!! I'm actually holding my new single. This is crazy! Thank you everyone."
Ed Sheeran is at number three in the chart with Thinking Out Loud after Ben performed the song first in week eight and then as a duet with Sheeran in part one of the final on Saturday.After the duet Sheeran said: “I came back to say thank you because he made me number one again last week."