The Christmas single we look at today was released by one of the X Factor winners, Leona Lewis. In 2013 ‘One More Sleep’ which was off her fourth studio album Christmas With Love.

In October of that year she unveiled the song as the albums lead single and then revealed the single cover artwork at the end of the month. The song was released early November in USA, Ireland and Switzerland and then at the end of the month in the the UK.

The song has a Motown inspiration and has a hook with a Christmas countdown. The single received really positive views from the critics saying it’s heartwarming and sweet and that it will become a Christmas staple traditional song.

The single originally hit the charts at number 34 in the UK and then later in the month closer to Christmas it peaked at number 3.