It's a position long relinquished by Cliff Richard in favour of a succession of reality TV show winners as the X Factor came to dominate every Yuletide chart. An estimated 5 million listeners tuned in to the top 40 last weekend as the battle for the Christmas number one breathed new life into the Sunday afternoon chart rundown. The internet-led battle has given columnists such as Charlie Brooker something to talk about , but how does it fit into the pantheon of Christmas hits? We wanted to know who's been number one at Christmas since the charts began. Here, courtesy of the Official Charts company , is the list - complete with number of weeks each record spent in the UK top Flickr Please post your visualisations and mash-ups on our Flickr group or mail us at datastore guardian. Turn autoplay off Turn autoplay on. Jump to content [s] Jump to comments [c] Jump to site navigation  Jump to search  Terms and conditions . News Datablog. Every Christmas number one ever.
Subscriber Account active since. For songs prior to , before the year-end list existed, we looked at the singles that stayed at No. Frank Sinatra performed vocals for the song along with the Pied Pipers. The song spent a dozen weeks at No. You can listen to the song here. Glenn Miller's "Chattanooga Choo Choo" was a close second. It spent nine weeks at No. You can listen to "Amapola" here. Crosby's version of the Irving Berlin song holds the record for being the best-selling single ever since According to Guinness World Records, it has sold an estimated 50 million copies.
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Hot Stuff - Donna Summer 8. Ring My Bell - Anita Ward Sad Eyes - Robert John MacArthur Park - Donna Summer Hook Makin' It - David Naughton Fire - Pointer Sisters Tragedy - The Bee Gees Heart of Glass - Blondie Good Times - Chic Knock On Wood - Amii Stewart Lead Me On - Maxine Nightingale The Logical Song - Supertramp My Life - Billy Joel You Can't Change That - Raydio The Gambler - Kenny Rogers Lotta Love - Nicolette Larson Lady - Little River Band Hold the Line - Toto He's the Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge Sharing the Night Together - Dr.
In the Navy - The Village People Music Box Dancer - Frank Mills Gold - John Stewart Goodnight Tonight - Wings We Are Family - Sister Sledge Every 1's a Winner - Hot Chocolate Take Me Home - Cher Boogie Wonderland - Earth, Wind and Fire New York Groove - Ace Frehley Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits I Want Your Love - Chic Lonesome Loser - Little River Band Renegade - Styx Got to Be Real - Cheryl Lynn Shake It - Ian Matthews Disco Nights Rock Freak - G.
Ooh Baby Baby - Linda Ronstadt September - Earth, Wind and Fire Time Passages - Al Stewart Rise - Herb Alpert Promises - Eric Clapton Get Used to It - Roger Voudouris How Much I Feel - Ambrosia Suspicions - Eddie Rabbitt Double Vision - Foreigner Somewhere In the Night - Barry Manilow Dance the Night Away - Van Halen Dancin' Shoes - Nigel Olsson The Boss - Diana Ross Sail - The Commodores I Do Love You - G.