Alexandra Burke

British singer and songwriter

Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewan Burke (born 25 August 1988 in Islington, London, England) is a British soul singer.[1] She is known for winning the 2008 UK series of The X Factor.[2] She had the 2008 Christmas number one single in the United Kingdom with a cover of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah.

Alexandra Burke
Background information
Birth nameAlexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewen Burke
Born (1988-08-25) 25 August 1988 (age 35)
Islington, London, England, UK
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • dancer
  • model
Years active2005–present


  1. "Alexandra Burke". Listal. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  2. Jon O'Brien. "Alexandra Burke". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 February 2016.