LadBaby have claimed their fifth Christmas primary with their reimagining of Band Aid’s “Do They Know it’s Christmas”.
Social media star Mark Hoyle and his spouse Roxanne collaborated with MoneySavingExpert’s Martin Lewis and a number of celeb lookalikes on the monitor titled “Food Aid”.
In the run-up to Christmas, the monitor offered greater than 65,000 models to develop into the fastest-selling single of 2022 up to now.
Bob Geldof and Midge Ure’s 1984 traditional was reworked by Grammy-winning songwriter Amy Wadge.
LadBaby have clinched the highest spot for the final 4 years with their sausage roll-themed parodies: We Built This City (On Sausage Rolls) (2018), I Love Sausage Rolls (2019), Don’t Stop Me Eatin’ (2020), and Sausage Rolls For Everyone with Ed Sheeran and Elton John (2021).
This yr’s festive win makes them the primary to get 5 Christmas quantity ones, placing them forward of The Beatles on 4 and The Spice Girls who obtained three.
100% of the earnings will likely be donated to charity, with half of the cash going to meals financial institution charity the Trussell Trust and the opposite half to the Band Aid Trust.
The couple mentioned: “I can’t quite believe it! We’re number one. The charity has made it five years in a row. How have we done this again?
“We need to say thanks to everybody who has supported us for the final 5 years. A large apology to The Beatles, and to all The Beatles’ followers… I’m sorry!
“The charity wins. The Trussell Trust gets Christmas number one again!
“Thank you to all of the individuals who have downloaded, all of the individuals who believed in us and introduced a little bit of Christmas magic. We love you all. Yes mate!”
In at number two was Last Christmas by Wham! which was, coincidentally, beaten to the top spot by the original Band Aid record when they were both released in 1984.
The number three spot was claimed by YouTube supergroup Sidemen with their festive rap record “Christmas Drillings” followed by Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You”, a perennial Yuletide fixture since its release in 1994, at number four.
Ed Sheeran and Elton John’s “Merry Christmas” which debuted last year, came in at number five.
The top album spot this year was taken by Taylor Swift’s Midnights, beating festive favourites Cliff Richard and Michael Buble.
Christmas high ten
- Food Aid – LadBaby
- Last Christmas – Wham!
- Christmas Drillings – Sidemen
- All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
- Merry Christmas – Ed Sheeran & Elton John
- Escapism – RAYE & 070 Shake
- F*** The Tories – The Kunts
- Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
- Let Go – Central Cee
- Firebabe – Stormzy