X Factor winner Matt Cardle on track for Christmas number one

The ex-painter and decorator is set to clinch the festive top spot, after outselling rivals three to one

After a whirlwind week, X Factor winner Matt Cardle is on track get an early Christmas present this year, after his winner’s single – a cover of Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro’s When We Collide – is set to clinch the coveted Christmas number one chart spot.

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It’s thought Matt’s first solo single has sold close to a whopping 112,00 copies in just two days, after hitting stores just hours after his Sunday victory.

When We Collide is reportedly outselling its closest rivals – including Matt’s X factor duet partner Rihanna – by at least three to one, and has rocketed up the charts.

Which means the lucky star is well on the way to clinching Christmas number one.

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WATCH Matt’s brand new video here…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ebCImJ1xgo&fs=1&hl=en_GB

Earlier this week Matt pledged to donate a portion of his winnings to the charity who helped him battle kidney cancer as a child.

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