What was the Number 1 Song each Christmas?  

Christmas UK Number 1s



Every year there's a battle between artists for the coveted Christmas Number One slot. This table shows the UK number one song in the charts each Christmas. From Christmas themed tunes to novelty and charity songs here's the ones that won the contest to be 'Christmas Number One!' To find all the No.1 songs for your birthdays listed together see the panel below.

Date

Artist

Song Title

Full Year

       
25th December 1953Frankie LaineAnswer Me1953
25th December 1954Winifred AtwellLet's Have Another Party1954
25th December 1955Bill HaleyRock Around the Clock1955
25th December 1956Johnny RayJust Walking in the Rain1956
25th December 1957Harry BelafonteMary's Boy Child1957
25th December 1958Conway TwittyIt's Only Make Believe1958
25th December 1959Adam FaithWhat Do You Want1959
25th December 1960Elvis PresleyIt's Now or Never1960
25th December 1961 Frankie Vaughan Tower of Strength 1961
25th December 1962 Elvis Presley Return To Sender 1962
25th December 1963 The Beatles I Wanna Hold Your Hand 1963
25th December 1964 The Beatles I Feel Fine 1964
25th December 1965 The Beatles Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out 1965
25th December 1966 Tom Jones Green, Green Grass Of Home 1966
25th December 1967 The Beatles Hello, Goodbye 1967
25th December 1968 The Scaffold Lily The Pink 1968
25th December 1969 Rolf Harris Two Little Boys 1969
25th December 1970 Dave Edmunds I Hear You Knocking 1970
25th December 1971 Benny Hill Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) 1971
25th December 1972 Little Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool 1972
25th December 1973 Slade Merry Xmas Everybody 1973
25th December 1974 Mud Lonely This Christmas 1974
25th December 1975 Queen Bohemian Rhapsody 1975
25th December 1976 Johnny Mathis When A Child Is Born 1976
25th December 1977 Wings Mull Of Kintyre 1977
25th December 1978 Boney M Mary's Boy Child 1978
25th December 1979 Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall 1979
25th December 1980 St. Winifred's School Choir There's No One Quite Like Grandma 1980
25th December 1981 The Human League Don't You Want Me 1981
25th December 1982 Renne & Renato Save Your Love 1982
25th December 1983 The Flying Pickets Only You 1983
25th December 1984 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? 1984
25th December 1985 Shakin' Stevens Merry Christmas Everyone 1985
25th December 1986 Jackie Wilson Reet Petite 1986
25th December 1987 The Pet Shop Boys Always On My Mind 1987
25th December 1988 Cliff Richard Mistletoe and Wine 1988
25th December 1989 Band Aid II Do They Know It's Christmas? 1989
25th December 1990 Cliff Richard Saviour's Day 1990
25th December 1991 Queen Bohemian Rhapsody 1991
25th December 1992 Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You 1992
25th December 1993 Mr Blobby Mr Blobby 1993
25th December 1994 East 17 Stay Another Day 1994
25th December 1995 Michael Jackson Earth Song 1995
25th December 1996 The Spice Girls 2 Become 1 1996
25th December 1997 The Spice Girls Too Much 1997
25th December 1998 The Spice Girls Goodbye 1998
25th December 1999 Westlife I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun 1999
25th December 2000 Bob The Builder Can We Fix It? 2000
25th December 2001 Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman Somethin' Stupid 2001
25th December 2002 Girls Aloud Sound Of The Underground 2002
25th December 2003 Michael Andrews & Gary Jules Mad World 2003
25th December 2004 Band Aid 20 Do They Know It's Christmas? 2004
25th December 2005 Shayne Ward That's My Goal 2005
25th December 2006 Leona Lewis A Moment Like This 2006
25th December 2007 Leon Jackson When You Believe 2007
25th December 2008 Alexandra Burke Hallelujah 2008
25th December 2009 Rage Against the Machine Killing in the Name 2009
25th December 2010 Matt Cardle When We Collide 2010
25th December 2011 Military Wives with Gareth Malone Wherever You Are 2011
25th December 2012 Justive Collective He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother 2012
25th December 2013 Sam Bailey Skyscraper 2013
25th December 2014 Ben Haenow Someting I Need 2014
25th December 2015 Justin Bieber Love Yourself 2015
25th December 2016 Clean Bandit Rockabye 2016
25th December 2017 Ed Sheeran Perfect 2017
25th December 2018 Ladbaby We Built This City 2018
25th December 2019 Ladbaby I Love Sausage Rolls 2019
25th December 2020 Ladbaby Don't Stop Me Eatin' 2020
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