No. 1 will be ripped from Alexandra Burke’s cold dead hands; she spends a third week on top of the British pop singles chart with her X Factor victory anthem, a remake of Leonard Cohen‘s “Hallelujah.” Meanwhile, the fabulous Lady Gaga is repeating her recent American success across the pond. Her single, “Just Dance,” debuts at No. 3 this week. Otherwise, the chart is largely unchanged from previous weeks. The Brits obviously haven’t gotten around to Beyoncé‘s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)”; they are still stubbornly hanging on to “If I Were a Boy.” Get with it, people!

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.