Cannonball by Little Mix was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, December 24, 2011 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The song is a cover of an acoustic ballad originally written and recorded by Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice. A top 20 hit in 2004. The song debuted at #1 on the UK singles chart selling 210,000 copies in its first week. However the song's first week sales were just under half that of 2010 winner Matt Cardle twelve months previously. In a survey carried out by the British Heart Foundation during the 2011 festive season, this single was named as the nation's "most unwanted" Christmas present. A quarter of those questioned named it as the gift they were least happy with beating such products such as raunchy underwear, musical ties and foot spas.

Cannonball FAQs

Who sang Cannonball?

Cannonball was performed by Little Mix

What year did Cannonball get to the UK number 1 spot?

Cannonball first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, December 24, 2011

How long was Cannonball at number 1 in the UK?

Cannonball spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.