“Bleeding Love” is a song performed by British singer Leona Lewis, who released it from her 2007 debut studio album, Spirit. Jointly composed by American singers and songwriters Jesse McCartney and Ryan Tedder, and produced by Tedder, the song is the album’s lead single; officially, it was Lewis’s official second single, and followed “A Moment Like This”. It was released in the United Kingdom and Ireland in October 2007. Debuting at number one on the UK Singles Chart and the Irish Singles Chart, “Bleeding Love” became the best-selling single of 2007 in both countries. After the single’s release, it became a major international hit, and was the best-selling single of 2008 worldwide. The single reached number one in 35 countries, including Japan, Germany and the United States, making it only the second song in history to achieve this feat, Elton John’s “Candle in the Wind 1997” being the first. The video first aired on 17 October 2007, and was uploaded to YouTube on the same day, on which it now has over 161 million views.