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MARIAH Carey delighted followers as we speak by topping the UK Christmas charts along with her smash hit All I Need For Christmas after 26 years.
However with a number of weeks of the festive season left, who would be the total Christmas No.1 in 2020?
Mariah Carey is at present topping the chartsCredit score: Getty – Contributor
Who will probably be Christmas No.1 in 2020?
The race for the UK Christmas No.1 is hotting up now the festive season is effectively below manner.
With loads of Christmas classics on the present charts – together with Wham!, Mariah Carey, The Pogues and Band Aid – it’s attainable that Mariah Carey might proceed to prime the charts for final weeks of December.
Listed below are the three singles that might make all of it the best way to No 1 this Christmas.
Mariah Carey – ‘All I Need For Christmas’
Presently standing because the UK No 1 after 26 years, Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Need For Christmas’ is the favorite to win this 12 months’s charts.
Paddy Energy places the beloved Christmas hit – which famously featured in Love, Really – at 11/8 odds of profitable.
Finishing a 26-year journey to climb to the highest of the charts, when the tune was first launched in 1994, All I Need For Christmas Is You peaked at Quantity 2.
The now Christmas basic simply missed out on the coveted No 1 that 12 months to East 17’s Keep One other Day.
All I Need For Christmas first got here out 26 years in the past
Wham! – ‘Final Christmas’
Presently at No 2 within the UK charts, nostalgic Eighties hit ‘Final Christmas’ is ready at 14/1 odds to win the coveted No 1 spot this 12 months.
Written by George Michael and launched in 1984, the heartbreaking festive ballad has jumped three spots to get to No 2 and will simply pip Mariah Carey to the put up.
George Michael died on Christmas Day 2016, which sparked efforts to get Final Christmas to No 1 the next 12 months – however Ed Sheeran finally gained the spot.
Wham was launched in 1984
Ariana Grande – ‘Positions’
Ariana Grande’s Positions has dropped by one place and is at present third on the official UK charts – with 12/1 odds of profitable at PaddyPower.
Positions is the sixth studio album by American singer Ariana Grande.
Launched on October 30, 2020, by Republic Data, it’s the one tune recorded this 12 months at present within the prime three.
Positions reached the UK No 1 spot in November 2020 and stayed there for six weeks earlier than dropping to No 2.