Press Release: December 07, 2009

The UKs leading discount code and voucher site, www.MyVoucherCodes.co.uk, has reported an increased level of interest in the acts that have performed on the show. The site which recently celebrated a record year of £481m in sales and saved consumers £52m, noticed a high level of searches for the artists on the Monday following the show.

This years X Factor has been one of the most anticipated and watched series ever, with record breaking viewers. It has beat off the competition, including top rival Strictly Come Dancing. The artists featured on the show this year have been some of pops finest, including Robbie Williams, Mariah Carey and Leona Lewis.

Susan Boyle has been the most searched for artist of the year, following her success at the top of the charts, MyVoucherCode.co.uk noticed a record number of searches for her. This included over 500,000 searches in one weekend alone following her X Factor performance.

The surprise twist is that despite his death earlier this year, Michael Jackson only came in third as the most searched for celebrity of 2009.

The top ten most searched for celebrities this year are:
1.Susan Boyle
2.Cheryl Cole
3.Michael Jackson
4.Leona Lewis
5.Lady Gaga
6.Katherine Jenkins
7.Robbie Williams
9.Peter Andre
10.Black Eyed Peas

Speaking of these findings Managing Director of MyVoucherCodes had this to say;

I think it is extremely fascinating that so many of these artists have appeared on the X Factor this year and have then gone on to sell so many records and create such fascination and excitement among the public.

He continued;

Its continuing proof that we now live in such an X Factor culture where Simon Cowell is one of, if not THE most powerful man in the World. I was however, so surprised to see that both Susan Boyle and Cheryl Cole beat Michael Jackson.


For more information contact Gabrielle Lofthouse, gabrielle@10yetis.co.uk, 01452 348211

Mark Pearson, MD of MyVoucherCodes is a regular media contributor regarding online shopping and the credit crunch. At 29 his personal worth is more than £30 million. Mark was previously a trainee chef working for Gordon Ramsay at Claridges, London.

MyVoucherCodes has had sales exceeding £481m in the last year

Consumer savings on online shopping via MyVoucherCodes.co.uk up from £28m in 2008 to £52m in 2009.

MyVoucherCodes is the UKs most popular discount site.

The site now regularly achieves 9m unique visitors per month

MyVoucherCodes is now over two years old and has featured on the likes of BBC Working Lunch, BBC Breakfast, ITV and every major national UK newspaper.

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