The single will probably sell several hundred thousand copies by the end of the week through both electronic (like iTunes) and physical channels.
Rhydian Robert's well deserved Leon Jackson's stunning X-Factor victory, customers overwhelmed iTunes' UK servers. After just 36-thousand sales, the servers died and were down for a good 15 hours. Sony BMG insiders were not pleased. The Sun, the occasionally reliable UK news source, writes that Simon Cowell is considering legal action against iTunes over the (according to one insider) "monumental cock up".
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