#1 Song On December 10 2008

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#1 Song On December 10 2008

#1 Song on December 10, 2008

Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis

On December 10, 2008, the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis.

About the Song

"Bleeding Love" is a power ballad written by Jesse McCartney and Ryan Tedder, and produced by Ryan Tedder and Jesse McCartney. The song was released in October 2007 as the lead single from Leona Lewis's debut album, "Spirit".

Chart Performance

"Bleeding Love" was a massive commercial success, topping the charts in over 30 countries, including the US, UK, Australia, and Canada. In the US, the song spent seven weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the longest-running number-one single of 2008.

Music Video

The music video for "Bleeding Love" was directed by Sanaa Hamri and features Leona Lewis singing in a dark, mystical forest. The video was praised for its visuals and emotional intensity, and has been viewed over 100 million times on YouTube.

Impact and Legacy

"Bleeding Love" was certified 4x Platinum by the RIAA and won several awards, including the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 2009. The song has been named one of the best songs of the 2000s by various music publications, and its success helped establish Leona Lewis as a global superstar.

Fun Facts

  • "Bleeding Love" was originally written for Jesse McCartney, but he offered the song to Leona Lewis after hearing her voice.
  • The song's writer, Ryan Tedder, has said that he was inspired by the film "The Notebook" when writing the lyrics.
  • "Bleeding Love" has been covered by several artists, including Katy Perry and Demi Lovato.

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