It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas…
Which brings up the final question about the festival: which artist will make sure Christmas number one?
Who is the number one candidate for Christmas 2021?
All odds are taken from rice power and correct as of 12/24/2021.
Ed Sheeran & Elton John – Merry Christmas 12/1
The duo are racing for Number One with the original version of the song, Merry Christmas.
Their new duet, Merry Christmas, was released on Friday, December 3, 2021 and peaked at the top of the charts.
Adele – Easy on Me 25/1
Thank you fans for streaming By Adele New album repeats, the star’s latest singles have performed exceptionally well.
The track Easy on Me is currently number two on the Official Singles Chart.
With such a high ranking, there’s a good chance our Tottenham-born singer could rise to number one!
LadBaby, Ed Sheeran & Elton John – Sausage rolls for everyone 1/33
The bookie rated the song as short as 1/33 to top the charts in the UK at Christmas – a 97% chance.
Sausage Roll For Everyone is available to buy and stream from December 17.
Based on Official chart, Ed Sheeran appears to have contacted LadBaby with plans to collaborate over Christmas.
Ed wanted to see if they could break the all-time chart record together.
George Ezra – Come on Home on Christmas 1/16
Leading the chase, George Ezra with the single Come on Home for Christmas.
The singer has been working on a new album this year and released a remake of a 1960s Christmas song by Charles Brown in November.
George explained to the BBC that he and his songwriting partner Joel Pott had to really get on their feet to make the song perfect, despite writing it in July and recording it in September.
“We all went into the studio with the band but we agreed to join our Christmas celebration,” he said.
Mariah Carey – All I Want for Christmas 66/1
Mariah CareyHis hit has been in the top 10 every year for almost three decades!
The star has been crowned Christmas Queen but will she take the number one spot?
All I Want for Christmas is currently at number 4 on the chart.
Have A Word Pod – Laura’s Gone 25/1
British comedy duo Adam Rowe and Dan Nightingale quickly gained popularity with their Have A Word Pod podcast.
Now, they are extremely preparing to make a big claim in the coveted title, based on the pre-order numbers of the new single – Laura’s Gone.
Laura’s Gone is released on December 17, with proceeds from the sale going to the Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice and Childhood Eye Cancer Trust charities.
The Lathums – Krampus 33/1
Team Lathums are racing to be crowned Christmas number one with their only Krampus.
The Track is inspired by the BBC dark comedy series Inside No.9: The Devil Of Christmas from 2016.
The band is currently in the midst of a UK tour culminating in a performance at the Blackpool Empress Ballroom in April 2022.
ABBA – Little things January 31
Icons are back for the first time ABBA joined the race with the song Little Things, their first Christmas single.
The song reflects the joys of Christmas morning and was released on CD on December 3.
The music video was also released to accompany the song.
Other Christmas number one contenders
- 50/1 Billie Eilish
- 50/1 Taylor Swift
- 50/1 Portrait
- 50/1 Dermot Kennedy
When will Number One be announced?
An announcement of the UK’s number one Christmas carol will be made on Christmas Eve on the BBC Radio 1 Official Charts starring Scott Mills from 4pm.
The start time for the Christmas 2021 Number 1 race is 23.59pm on Thursday, December 23.
If you care what makes number one, you should vote!
What is Number One’s Christmas song in 2020?
YouTuber LadBaby has managed to secure not one, not two, but three Christmas number one since 2018!
LadBaby – Mark Hoyle – crowned the Christmas chart with Don’t Stop Me Eatin’, (2020), I Love Sausage Rolls (2019) and We Built This City (2018).
In the true spirit of the festival, profits from singles go to a food bank charity – The Trussell Trust.
Youtuber lucky enough to get Christmas number one in 2020, but will he have such festive fun in 2021?
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