Band Aid is Xmas Number One
The all-star charity tune 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' has landed the number one position in the Christmas charts. The single features contributions from stars such as Dido and Coldplay's Chris Martin, as well as Bono and Sir Bob Geldof. 72'000 copies were sold on first day of release and over 300'000 have been sold to date. Prime Minister Tony Blair astonished HMV staff when he bought two copies from a store in Edinburgh.
The full Christmas top ten looks like this -
1. Band Aid 20 - 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'
2. Ronan Keating feat. Yusuf Islam - 'Father And Son'
3. Kylie Minogue - 'I Believe In You'
4. Ice Cube feat Mack 10 & Ms Toi - 'You Can Do It'
5. Merrion/McCall/Kensit - 'I Got You Babe/Soda Pop'
6. Destiny's Child - 'Lose My Breath'
7. Lemar - 'If There's Any Justice'
8. Green Day - 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams'
9. Girls Aloud - I'll Stand By You (Polydor)
10. Morrissey - 'I Have Forgiven Jesus'