The new hit of Ariana Grande “Thank u, Next” continues keeping its lead at the top place to a sixth week as the battle for this year’s coveted Christmas Number 1 kicks off.
Although the closest contender of Ariana Grande – Ava Max remains at Number 2 with “Sweet But Psycho”, she has managed to reduce the space between the top two singles to less than 9,000 combined sales.
Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson have surged up the Top 10 and deprecated the most downloaded track of the week, leaping six point to Number 4 with “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart”. Mariah Carey is very close at Number 5 with “All I Want For Christmas Is You”.
The Number 7 belongs to “Wham’s Last Christmas” – up seven from last week, while Post Malone rebounds back into the Top 10 with Sun flowerft. Swae Lee from Spiderman: Into The Spider verse at Number 9. The Pogues &Kirsty MacColl’s yule tide classic Fairytale of New York flies eight places to Number 10.
Further down of the chart, Band Aid’s Do They Know Its Christmas zooms 11 placings to 15, Michael Buble’s rendition of It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas rockets 14 spots to 16, and Ellie Goulding and Diplo are up four with Close To Me ft. Swae Lee at 17.
Shaking Steven’s Merry Christmas Everyone shimmies 15 positions to 21, Elton John steps into the Top 40 with “Step Into Christmas” at 22, George Ezra lifts eight points to 25 with “Hold My Girl”, “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee climbs 13 steps to 26, and Leona Lewis’ festive single “One More Sleep” jumps 14 ranks to 28.
There are lots of Christmas songs feature in this week’s Top 40. Up 5 places, Ariana Grande’s second entry on the chart comes in the form of “Santa Tell Me” at Number 30. Come back with “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday” which steps 12 ranks to the 33 place, Wizzard get his name into Top 40. And Chris Rea is no exception, the singer came back to the top 40 with “Driving Home For Christmas” at Number 36.
And last but not least, XXXTentacion is the highest new entry at Number 37 in this week with Whoa (Mind In Awe) from his posthumous album, Skins.