Whether released for good cheer or charity, the most unforgettable Christmas Number Ones have more than made their mark in history.
The Queen classic is the only single to be a Christmas No. 1 twice and the only one to be No. 1 in the UK in four different calendar years.
The McCartney composition that has sold more copies in the UK than anything by The Beatles was rising to No. 1 in early December 1977.
On 25 November 1984, an entire studio of British pop stars came together in London. They came to be known as Band Aid.
Jim Diamond, the Scottish singer-songwriter best known for his 1984 UK solo No. 1, ‘I Should Have Known Better,’ has died at his London home at 64.
Queen are launching their own beer, a Bohemian Czech lager in honour of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ It marks the 40th anniversary of the classic hit.
The new Band Aid 30 version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ entered the UK chart at No. 1 yesterday (November 24) with downloads of 312,000.
The new Band Aid 30 recording and video of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ has been given its debut broadcast on ‘The X Factor’ in the UK.
Bob Geldof and Midge Ure are organising a fourth incarnation of Band Aid’s ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ to raise funds for the fight against Ebola.