It seems like only yesterday when the nation witnessed this diva perform the winner's song, 'Hallelujah' in the live talent show final when she beat boyband JLS and was crowned X Factor champion in 2008.
Where is she now? Following a chart topping Christmas No 1 release of the track, almost a year on, Alexandra has recorded her first solo album and set to release her debut single 'Bad Boys' featuring Flo Rider.
The single, an up-tempo and catchy electro-pop track, debuted on Radio 1's Chris Moyles Show and is due for release on October 12 while her album, of which is yet to be titled, is due follow.
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