Alexandra Burke Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th March 2014

Fact: British pop star Alexandra Burke will replace Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard musical in London's West End later this year (14).

21st March 2014

Tweet: "Missed my flight to Nyc this morning! Sooo I've finally got my passport (left it on my bed duhh)..." British singer Alexandra Burke's silly mistake ruins her travel plans.

20th August 2013

Fact: British pop star Alexandra Burke is releasing her new music for free. The singer's latest work will be distributed as an Ep titled New Rules and will be available through later this month (Aug13). The star recently parted ways with her record label.

23rd May 2013

Tweet: "My heart goes out to the family of the Soldier that died today in london.. Such a sad day...still in utter shock reading about this." British pop star Alexandra Burke is devastated by the horrific attack on a soldier, who was beheaded in the streets of Woolwich, London, by two knife-wielding fanatics on Wednesday (22May13).

24th April 2013

Tweet: "I'm speechless at my boys deciding to spilt. I honestly don't think it's that time for them. They have so much more to achieve. I have tears in my eyes as I type this. My love for @JlsOfficial is unreal. I will always support them and I wish them all the best... Their talent speaks for itself... They will all go on to amazing things in life." Alexandra Burke is stunned by JLS' decision to part ways. The boy band were runners-up to Burke on the U.K. version of The X Factor in 2008.

7th November 2011

Quote: "I'd love to have a permanent judging role in the future... I enjoyed it. I was myself. I was honest." Former The X Factor winner Alexandra Burke enjoyed her recent temporary stint on the judging panel of the U.K. show.

25th August 2011

Tweet: "Rip to the amazing and talented Aaliyah - ten years today Babygirl. You are still one of my inspirations. I love you." British pop star Alexandra Burke remembers late singer Aaliyah on Thursday (25Aug11), the 10th anniversary of her death.

26th July 2011

Tweet: "Rip Amy. Today is the day you rest and be at peace. You will always be remembered for your talent & being an inspiration to music 4eva." British singer Alexandra Burke remembers Amy Winehouse, whose funeral takes place on Tuesday (26Jul11). The soul star was found dead at her London home on Saturday (23Jul11).

14th June 2011

Quote: "There has been talk about that. But at the moment I am concentrating on my second album." British singer Alexandra Burke confirms she has been in discussions to take on Whitney Houston's role in The Bodyguard in a West End stage adaptation of the hit 1992 movie.

16th January 2011

Tweet: "Happy Birthday Aaliyah ... RIP ... We miss u. My show tonight in Belfast will be dedicated to Aaliyah - she is a talent that will always be missed ..." British singer Alexandra Burke remembers late R&B singer AALIYAH, who would have turned 32 on Sunday (16Jan11).

23rd December 2010

Tweet: "So happy 2 be in the UK. I'm very lucky to be home for Christmas!!" Singer Alexandra Burke is safely back in Britain after she was stranded in New York for days because of airport closures in the U.K. due to snow and icy conditions.

15th December 2010

Tweet: "I can't get over how unwell I am. It has come from nowhere." British singer Alexandra Burke is battling a nasty illness.

24th September 2010

Fact: David Walliams has sponsored his TV presenter pal Denise Van Outen $1,500 (£1,000) for her upcoming hike along the Inca Trail in Peru. Singers Alexandra Burke and Gabriella Cilmi are also part of the challenging trek, which will benefit the Breast Cancer Care charity.

21st December 2009

Quote: "Kate Moss told me not to accept everything. But I haven't taken her advice. When it comes to freebies, I'm the girl who can't say no." British singer Alexandra Burke on the perks of fame.

16th December 2008

Fact: The X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has broken the record set by the show's 2006 champion Leona Lewis for the fastest-selling download track in history. Lewis' new song RUN sold 82,000 in its first day, while Burke - who won the U.K. TV talent contest on Saturday (13Dec08) - shifted more than 105,000 digital copies of debut single HALLELUJAH.

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