After disappointment in 2005, Alexandra is the winner in 2008

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Alexandra Burke is the winner of The X Factor 2008.

The 20-year-old – who peformed a duet with Beyonce Knowles – got 1 million more votes than runners-up JLS.

Eoghan Quigg took third place on the The X Factor final last night.

JLS were disappointed to be beaten into 2nd place but still have a great future ahead of them.

Cute Eoghan Quigg, 16, also has a huge fan teenage fan base.

As winner of The X Factor, Alexandra scoops a £1m record deal and will release her stunning version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, a cert for the Christmas No 1 slot.

Alexandra was so overwhelmed by her win that she fell to the floor in front of host Dermot O’Leary, speechless with emotion.

Finally, Alex composed herself so that she could sing Hallelujah as X Factor winner 2008. But her voice broke halfway through the song because she was still so choked.

SEE VIDEO Dermot O’Leary announces that Alexandra Burke is X Factor winner… 

 

SEE VIDEO Alexandra Burke sings Hallelujah as X Factor winner….

SEE VIDEO Alexandra Burke talks to Holly Willoughby about winning The X Factor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmWcRZq_PRU&hl=en&fs=1

SEE VIDEO Alexandra Burke performs Don’t Stop The Music in X Factor semi-final

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y19cWcN2M8s&hl=en&fs=1