Sunday, December 21, 2008


And in a world some say has lost faith, it happened -- the Biblical hymn penned by a Canadian Jew-turned-Buddhist monk has hit the historic exacta on the UK charts: the Christmas #1 and #2.

Here, the winner -- X Factor champ Alexandra Burke's version, which racked up the added gong of fastest-selling single ever made by a British woman:

Hallelujah. Hallelujah. Hallelujah.... Hallelujah.