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In the United Kingdom, Christmas number ones are singles that are top of the UK Singles Chart in the week in which Christmas Day falls.
Novelty songs, charity songs or songs with a Christmas theme have regularly been at the top of Christmas charts.
Traditionally the volume of record sales in the UK peaks at Christmas, Many of the Christmas number ones were also the best-selling song of the year.
In 2007, the X Factor single was so much of a prohibitive favourite for number one that bookmakers started taking bets on which song would be the "Christmas Number Two" instead.The Beatles are the only act to have four Christmas number ones, three consecutively starting from 1963.On two occasions, 19, they had both the Christmas number one and the number two, the only act to have achieved this.As part of two acts, George Michael repeated the feat with Band Aid and Wham!in 1984, and Ed Sheeran did so in 2017 with duets with Beyoncé and Eminem.
Paul Mc Cartney has been top eight times with various acts.