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Christmas Number 1s

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Check out the full list of Christmas No. 1 singles since the UK music chart started in 1952, with video links where available.

2009 Rage Against the Machine - Killing in the Name Of
2008 Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah
2007 Leon Jackson - When You Believe
2006 Leona Lewis - A Moment Like This
2005 Shayne Ward - That's My Goal
2004 Band Aid 20 - Do They Know It's Christmas?
2003 Michael Andrews & Gary Jules - Mad World
2002 Girls Aloud - Sound of the Underground
2001 Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman - Somethin' Stupid
2000 Bob The Builder - Can We Fix It?
1999 Westlife - I Have A Dream/Seasons in the Sun
1998 Spice Girls - Goodbye
1997 Spice Girls - Too Much
1996 Spice Girls - 2 Become 1
1995 Michael Jackson - Earth Song
1994 East 17 - Stay Another Day
1993 Mr Blobby - Mr Blobby
1992 Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
1991 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody/These Are the Days of Our Lives
1990 Cliff Richard - Saviour's Day
1989 Band Aid II - Do They Know It's Christmas?
1988 Cliff Richard - Mistletoe and Wine
1987 Pet Shop Boys - Always on My Mind
1986 Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
1985 Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
1984 Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
1983 The Flying Pickets - Only You
1982 Renée and Renato - Save Your Love
1981 The Human League - Don't You Want Me
1980 John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
1979 Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
1978 Boney M - Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord
1977 Wings - Mull of Kintyre/Girls' School
1976 Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born (Soleado)
1975 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
1974 Mud - Lonely This Christmas
1973 Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
1972 Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
1971 Benny Hill - Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)
1970 Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knocking
1969 Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys
1968 The Scaffold - Lily the Pink
1967 The Beatles - Hello, Goodbye
1966 Tom Jones - Green Green Grass of Home
1965 The Beatles - Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out
1964 The Beatles - I Feel Fine
1963 The Beatles - I Want to Hold Your Hand
1962 Elvis Presley - Return to Sender
1961 Danny Williams - Moon River
1960 Cliff Richard & The Shadows - I Love You
1959 Emile Ford & The Checkmates - What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?
1958 Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe
1957 Harry Belafonte - Mary's Boy Child
1956 Johnnie Ray - Just Walkin' in the Rain
1955 Dickie Valentine - Christmas Alphabet
1954 Winifred Atwell - Let's Have Another Party
1953 Frankie Laine - Answer Me
1952 Al Martino - Here in My Heart

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  1. "You've missed "Little Town" by Cliff Richard..... at least he can actually sing, AND the proceeds are ALL going to Alzeheimers' research."

    Posted by m2kids on Friday, 17 December 2010 00:19

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  2. "R.A.T.M(rage against the machine) is better than all the other contenders anyday well done for topping the charts, the first rock band to do so in ages when all the famous bands should top the other charts instead of the pathetic music that is played everywhere :@"

    Posted by phillipmassa on Monday, 21 December 2009 00:38

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  3. "Think the children in need single should've been held back a few weeks because that would have been an amazing xmas no1!!!!!"

    Posted by Petebuddle on Saturday, 19 December 2009 22:38

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  4. "lets have oringinal bohemian rhapsody not muppets"

    Posted by a BigTop40 user on Thursday, 17 December 2009 09:44

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