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Tuesday, 6 December 2011

What is your favourite Christmas number 1 of the noughties?

Christmas Number 1. It's what any act in the music industry would love to have. Sometimes a Christmas song goes to number 1, sometimes it's a pop song which just so happens to be released that week or something different altogether.

In the noughties (especially in the second half), talent show The X Factor dominated the Christmas number 1 postion five times over the last ten years.

In 2009, however a facebook campaign to get Rage Against The Machine's Killing In The Name to the top of the charts at Christmas instead of X Factor. They succeeded aswell.


In 2004 loads of musicians (including the likes of Chris Martin; Bono; Dido; Dizzee Racal and more) were brought together to record a cover of 'Do They Know It's Christmas' for charity.    

You can vote for your favourite Christmas Number 1 of the noughties on the poll on the right hand side of the page.


  1. Killing of the name no doubt! Mind you Bob the Builder is also pretty amazing.....

  2. I didn't realise Nicole and Robbie were xmas number 1…hmm haha Bleep Test for xmas number 1 this year!!