Sunday 3 December 2017

Christmas Chart Singles - Number One and Number Two Hits From 1952 Onwards

Number One Singles Number Two Singles
1952 Al Martino "Here in My Heart" 1952 Jo Stafford "You Belong to Me"
1953 Frankie Laine "Answer Me" 1953 David Whitfield "Answer Me"
1954 Winifred Atwell "Let's Have Another Party" 1954 David Whitfield "Santo Natale"
1955 Dickie Valentine "Christmas Alphabet" 1955 Bill Haley & His Comets "Rock Around the Clock"
1956 Johnnie Ray "Just Walkin' in the Rain" 1956 Guy Mitchell "Singing the Blues"
1957 Harry Belafonte "Mary's Boy Child" 1957 Johnny Otis and his orchestra with Marie Adams "Ma He's Making Eyes at Me"
1958 Conway Twitty "It's Only Make Believe" 1958 Lord Rockingham's XI "Hoots Mon"
1959 Emile Ford and The Checkmates "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" 1959 Adam Faith "What Do You Want?"
1960 Cliff Richard and The Shadows "I Love You" 1960 Elvis Presley "It's Now or Never"
1961 Danny Williams "Moon River" 1961 Frankie Vaughan "Tower of Strength"
1962 Elvis Presley "Return to Sender" 1962 Cliff Richard "The Next Time"/"Bachelor Boy"
1963 The Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" 1963 The Beatles "She Loves You"
1964 The Beatles "I Feel Fine" 1964 Petula Clark "Downtown"
1965 The Beatles "Day Tripper" / "We Can Work It Out"[nb 2] 1965 Cliff Richard "Wind Me Up (Let Me Go)"
1966 Tom Jones "Green, Green Grass of Home" 1966 Donovan "Sunshine Superman"
1967 The Beatles "Hello, Goodbye" 1967 The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour(EP)
1968 The Scaffold "Lily the Pink" 1968 The Foundations "Build Me Up Buttercup"
1969 Rolf Harris "Two Little Boys" 1969 Kenny Rogers and The First Edition "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town"
1970 Dave Edmunds "I Hear You Knocking" 1970 McGuinness Flint "When I'm Dead and Gone"
1971 Benny Hill "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)" 1971 T. Rex "Jeepster"
1972 Jimmy Osmond "Long Haired Lover from Liverpool" 1972 Chuck Berry "My Ding-a-Ling"
1973 Slade "Merry Xmas Everybody" 1973 Gary Glitter "I Love You Love Me Love"
1974 Mud "Lonely This Christmas" 1974 Bachman–Turner Overdrive "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet"
1975 Queen "Bohemian Rhapsody" 1975 Greg Lake "I Believe in Father Christmas"
1976 Johnny Mathis "When a Child Is Born (Soleado)" 1976 Showaddywaddy "Under the Moon of Love"
1977 Wings "Mull of Kintyre" / "Girls' School"[nb 2] 1977 Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band "The Floral Dance"
1978 Boney M. "Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord" 1978 The Village People "Y.M.C.A."
1979 Pink Floyd "Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)" 1979 ABBA "I Have a Dream"
1980 St Winifred's School Choir "There's No One Quite Like Grandma" 1980 John Lennon "(Just Like) Starting Over"
1981 The Human League "Don't You Want Me" 1981 Cliff Richard "Daddy's Home"
1982 Renée and Renato "Save Your Love" 1982 Shakin' Stevens Blue Christmas EP
1983 The Flying Pickets "Only You" 1983 Slade "My Oh My"
1984 Band Aid "Do They Know It's Christmas?" 1984 Wham! "Last Christmas"/"Everything She Wants"
1985 Shakin' Stevens "Merry Christmas Everyone" 1985 Whitney Houston "Saving All My Love for You"
1986 Jackie Wilson "Reet Petite" 1986 The Housemartins "Caravan of Love"
1987 Pet Shop Boys "Always on My Mind" 1987 The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl "Fairytale of New York"
1988 Cliff Richard "Mistletoe and Wine"[nb 3] 1988 Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue "Especially for You"
1989 Band Aid II "Do They Know It's Christmas?" 1989 Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers "Let's Party"
1990 Cliff Richard "Saviour's Day" 1990 Vanilla Ice "Ice Ice Baby"
1991 Queen "Bohemian Rhapsody" / "These Are the Days of Our Lives"[nb 2] 1991 Diana Ross "When You Tell Me That You Love Me"
1992 Whitney Houston "I Will Always Love You" 1992 Michael Jackson "Heal the World"
1993 Mr Blobby "Mr Blobby" 1993 Take That "Babe"
1994 East 17 "Stay Another Day" 1994 Mariah Carey "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
1995 Michael Jackson "Earth Song" 1995 The Mike Flowers Pops "Wonderwall"
1996 Spice Girls "2 Become 1" 1996 Dunblane "Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
1997 Spice Girls "Too Much" 1997 Teletubbies "Teletubbies say "Eh-oh!""
1998 Spice Girls "Goodbye" 1998 Chef "Chocolate Salty Balls (P.S. I Love You)"
1999 Westlife "I Have a Dream" / "Seasons in the Sun"[nb 2] 1999 Cliff Richard "The Millennium Prayer"
2000 Bob the Builder "Can We Fix It?" 2000 Westlife "What Makes a Man"
2001 Robbie Williams and Nicole Kidman "Somethin' Stupid" 2001 Gordon Haskell "How Wonderful You Are"
2002 Girls Aloud "Sound of the Underground" 2002 One True Voice "Sacred Trust"
2003 Michael Andrews and Gary Jules "Mad World" 2003 The Darkness "Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End)"
2004 Band Aid 20 "Do They Know It's Christmas?" 2004 Ronan Keating featuring Yusuf Islam "Father and Son"
2005 Shayne Ward "That's My Goal" 2005 Nizlopi "JCB Song"
2006 Leona Lewis "A Moment Like This" 2006 Take That "Patience"
2007 Leon Jackson "When You Believe" 2007 Katie Melua and Eva Cassidy "What a Wonderful World"
2008 Alexandra Burke "Hallelujah" 2008 Jeff Buckley "Hallelujah"
2009 Rage Against the Machine "Killing in the Name" 2009 Joe McElderry "The Climb"
2010 Matt Cardle "When We Collide"[nb 4] 2010 Rihanna featuring Drake "What's My Name?"
2011 Military Wives with Gareth Malone "Wherever You Are" 2011 Little Mix "Cannonball"
2012 The Justice Collective[nb 5] "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" 2012 James Arthur "Impossible"
2013 Sam Bailey "Skyscraper" 2013 Pharrell Williams "Happy"
2014 Ben Haenow "Something I Need" 2014 Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars "Uptown Funk"
2015 Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir[29] "A Bridge over You"[nb 6] 2015 Justin Bieber "Love Yourself"
2016 Clean Banditfeaturing Sean Pauland Anne-Marie "Rockabye" 2016 Rag'n'Bone Man "Human"