X Factor winner Alexandra Burke likens herself to Beyonce Knowles

December 27th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI  

London, December 27 (ANI): Alexandra Burke, winner of the fifth series of UK TV talent show The X Factor, has compared herself to the renowned R&B lady Beyonce Knowles, saying they both have an alter ego onstage.

Burke revealed that like the multi-million selling Grammy winner, she too becomes a different person while performing.

Beyonce gets on stage and shes Sasha Fierce, then shes different off stage. Its just like me. I get on stage and Im a different person to what I am off stage, the Sun quoted her as saying.

The 20-year-old Brit, whose prize was a recording contract, estimated at 1 million pounds, with Simon Cowell’’s Syco record label, further said that she was still struck with the former Destinys Child singer.

She added: It was my biggest dream to duet with this woman.

As of 15 December 2008, Burke became the current European record holder for single sales over a period of 24 hours, selling 105,000 copies of her debut single, “Hallelujah”, in one day. (ANI)

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