Who will be Christmas Number One in 2021 and when is it announced?

Who will be Christmas Number One in 2021 and when is it announced?


IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Which brings the ultimate festive question: which artists are close to securing the Christmas Number One?

What was 2020's Number One Christmas song?

YouTuber LadBaby has managed to secure not one, not two, but three Christmas number one's since 2018!

LadBaby – Mark Hoyle -was crowned Christmas chart-topper with Don’t Stop Me Eatin’, (2020), I Love Sausage Rolls (2019) and We Built This City (2018).

In true festive spirits, the profits made from the singles went straight to a foodbank charity – The Trussell Trust. 

The YouTuber was lucky enough to bag the Christmas Number One in 2020, but will he have the same festive cheer in 2021?

Who are the 2021 Christmas Number One contenders?

Ed Sheeran & Elton John – Merry Christmas

Elton John and Ed Sheeran have certainly had their fair share of hits between them.

Prior to LadBaby's success, Ed bagged 2017’s Christmas number one with his hit – Perfect.



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Elton's1973 hit Step Into Christmas has also done exceptionally well and has been re-entered into the Top 10 for the past two years.

Their new duet, Merry Christmas, was released on Friday December 3, 2021 and sits at the top spot on the charts!

Adele – Easy on Me

Thanks to fans streaming Adele's new album on repeat, the star's latest singles have been doing incredibly well.

Easy on Me track is currently number two on the Official Singles Chart.

With such a high ranking, it's possible our Tottenham-born babe could swipe the Number One spot!

Despite the song not necessarily being a Christmas song, it wouldn't be a huge surprise if the song took the top spot.

Wham! – Last Christmas

Last Christmas was written by George Michael and released in 1984.

George Michael died on Christmas Day 2016, which sparked efforts to get Last Christmas to No 1 the following year – but Ed Sheeran eventually won the spot.

The iconic Christmas ballad is currently sat at number three on the charts.

Mariah Carey – All I Want for Christmas

Mariah Carey's hit has entered the top 10 every year for almost three decades!

The star has been crowned the Queen of Christmas but will she bag the Number One spot?

The song is currently say at number four on the charts.


Last but not least, Gayle has bagged the fifth spot on the charts.

Considering the artist is a new face to most, the 17-year-old singer has managed to secure a fairly high ranking spot on the charts.

Will the song reach number one?

LadBaby, Ed Sheeran & Elton John – Sausage Rolls For Everyone

According to Official Charts, Ed Sheeran apparently reached out to LadBaby with a plan for a Christmas collaboration.

Ed wanted to see if they could break the all-time chart record together and it's possible they can

Sausage Rolls For Everyone will be available to purchase and stream on December 17.

When will the Number One be announced?

The announcement for the UK's number one Christmas song will be made on Christmas Eve.

May the best song win!

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