Singer predicts big things for The X Factor winner

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Leona Lewis reckons Alexandra Burke will be a huge success.

The 20-year-old was crowned the champion of The X Factor on Saturday night.

And Leona, 23, who the show in 2006, is confident Simon Cowell, 49, will look after Alex.

‘I just love Alexandra – she’s got such a great voice,’ Leona tells the Daily Star. ‘With Simon Cowell and his team helping her she cannot fail.

‘It is really good to have someone that you know is going to fight your corner – especially when he is so powerful as well.’

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Gordon Brown, 57, sent a letter to Alexandra‘s mum Melissa Bell, 44.  

‘I wanted to add my congratulations to you and all your family on Alexandra’s wonderful achievement in winning The X Factor final and on what is sure to be an incredibly successful debut single,’ he wrote.

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