Wednesday, December 14, 2011 11:06am ET by  
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Little Mix land midweek No.1 with 'Cannonball'

2011's X Factor winners, Little Mix, have entered the midweek charts at No.1 with their single 'Cannonball'. 

The girls, who recorded their own version of Damien Rice's stunning ballad for the vocal competition, have gone straight to the top of the chart with their debut offering and wrote a message of thanks to their fans on social networking site Twitter (December 14) that said:

"Wow so much support for #Cannonball we love you guys :) just at a photo shoot for #grazia"

The recent live X Factor finals have made a significant impact on today's update as Coldplay's 'Paradise' has climbed to No.2 and 'Hurt' by Leona Lewis has entered at No.3. The X Factor finalists' cover of 'Wishing On A Star' is also at No.13. 

Elsewhere in the official UK Top 40, 'Mama Do The Hump' from Rizzle Kicks has entered at No.39, Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' has climbed to No.19 and 'Fairytale Of New York' by The Pogues is at No.14. 




Watch Little Mix perform their rendition of 'Cannonball' on The X Factor below: