"Bleeding Love" is a pop/R&B ballad recorded by British singer Leona Lewis, which appears in her debut album, Spirit. Co-written by Jesse McCartney and Ryan Tedder (and produced by Tedder), the song is the album's lead single (Lewis's official second single following "A Moment Like This"), released in the United Kingdom and Ireland in October 2007. "Bleeding Love" became the best-selling single of 2007 in the United Kingdom. Since the single's release, it became a major international hit, and was the world's best-selling single of 2008. The single has reached number one in 34 countries, including the UK, Japan, Germany and the United States. This is the second song to achieve this feat after "Candle in the Wind". The video aired on 17 October 2007, and was uploaded to popular video-sharing website YouTube on the same day.