Impossible by James Arthur was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, December 22, 2012 spending 3 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Arthur performed this cover of Shontelle's hit song in the X Factor final and it was made available for download straight after its transmission. Profits from the single were donated to Together for Short Lives, a charity for children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions. The song was downloaded 187,000 times in the first two days after its release, the best sales start ever for an X Factor winner. This was the fastest-selling single of 2012 in the UK with first-week sales of 490,000.

Impossible FAQs

Who sang Impossible?

Impossible was performed by James Arthur

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

Impossible first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, December 22, 2012

How long was Impossible at number 1 in the UK?

Impossible spent 3 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.