Leona Lewis named Americas Top New Artist of 2008

December 11th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI  


Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): British singer Leona Lewis has walked away with the title of America’’s Top New Artist of 2008, following the success of her hit single Bleeding Love.

The 23-year-old X factor winner was named the Top New Artist of 2008 by
Billboard magazine.

“I”m just going day by day and just enjoying everything. I got a fantastic opportunity to come here and do this and so far it’’s been going really well,” Contactmusic quoted her as saying.

American Idol star Jordin Sparks, took second spot on the list, followed by hip-hop’’s Flo Rida, singer Katy Perry and rockers OneRepublic.

Lewis new single Bleeding Love has also topped iTunes sales for 2008.

While the Coldplays Viva la Vida became the best-selling album of 2008, the Brit pop-R&B singers latest release went on to grab the top-selling single title.

Lewis” label, J records also confirmed that the artists recent single had sold 3.2 million digitally. (ANI)

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