Christmas gift ideas for music lovers 2021

Our pick of the best music-themed gifts for 2021, whatever your budget.

Spread festive cheer with Official Charts’ pick of the best music-themed gifts, stocking fillers, secret santa ideas and special presents for the music lover in your life.

If you're struggling to find the perfect gift for a music fan, whatever your budget, these options below should have you covered.

(Please note, Official Charts may earn a small affiliate commission from some of these items).

1. Official Charts Merch
2. Music
3. Books and Magazines
4. Subscriptions and Gift Cards
5. Games
6. Clothing and accessories
7. Home and Lifestyle

Official Charts Merch

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Official Charts personalised mug

Buy one for your Official Number 1... Boss? Dad? Chart Nerd? Disco Diva? The possibilities are endless. £9.99, Official Charts

The Official Christmas Number 1 Singles Book

The definitive guide to a uniquely British tradition. £12.99, Official Charts - published by Bonnier Books

Official Chart Number 1 keyring

Cute keyring for the Number 1 in your life. £6.99, Official Charts 

Official Top 40 retro cassette mug

Made for those with a love for retro - and can be personalised. £9.99, Official Charts 

Official Charts decade books

Deep dive into the Official UK Charts by decade. £9.99, Amazon, published by Official Charts

Official Fan Number 1 Award: The Wanted

Limited edition replicas of the Official Number 1 award, centered around two editions celebrating The Wanted’s two Number 1 singles: All Time Low and Glad You Came. £69, Official Charts - numbered limited edition


Now That’s What I Call Christmas vinyl

Classic Christmas compilation, released on vinyl for the first time. £26.99, Amazon 

The Muppets Christmas Carol vinyl

For those who know it's the ultimate Christmas film. £22, Urban Outfitters

Spice Girls - Spice (25th anniversary edition) vinyl

The biggest debut album by a girl group - but which Spice are they? £22, Urban Outfitters

Books and Magazines

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Spinning Plates: Music, Men, Motherhood

A candid and relatable memoir-cum-life manual. £10, Amazon

Sarah Harding: Hear Me Out

An honest and heartbreaking read from the late Girls Aloud star. £12, Amazon, published by Ebury Press.

Beyonce - The Lives Of Musicians

Biography by Tshepo Mokoena on the cultural phenomenon of Beyonce. £12.99, Waterstones

Little People, Big Dreams: Music Stars box set

The stories of three inspirational women from the world of music: Ella Fitzgerald, Dolly Parton and Josephine Baker. £25, Waterstones

Tim Burgess: The Listening Party

The Charlatans' Tim Burgess invites you to the greatest listening party of all time. £25, Waterstones

Modern Music Masters: 7 book series

Tom Boniface-Webb takes you through the history of Britpop artists, using Official Charts data to place these acts within cultural and political moments. £9.99 each, Amazon

Subscriptions and Gift cards

Ticketmaster gift card

Give the gift of a gig. Ticketmaster, prices start at £10

Record Token (Vinyl and CD gift card)

Prices start at £5, accepted in most UK indepdendent record shops. Available from Record Tokens

MOJO Magazine subscription

Britain's biggest music monthly. £4.50 per month or £50 annually, Mojo Magazine

Music Masterclass subscription

Masterclasses in songwriting, production and more from some of the very best. Prices start at £14 per month, 2 annual memberships for £168


Guess That Tune: Eighties

Name the song and artist - it's that simple! £5, Paperchase

BBC Radio 2 Popmaster Quiz Card Game

Have a pop at BBC Radio 2's hugely popular music quiz. £7.99, Waterstones

Music icons playing cards

Beautifully designed playing cards, featuring Dolly Parton as the queen and Bowie as the Joker. £9, Uncommon goods 

Spontuneous family board game

A musical game the whole family can play. £48, Amazon

Clothing and accessories

Top Of The Tops logo t-shirt

Timeless logo of a classic music TV show. £15.25, Redbubble

Soft Cell Happiness Not Included t-shirt

Get ahead of the game with this sky-blue t-shirt of Soft Cell's upcoming album. £20, Townsend

Stiff Records t-shirt

A brand-new range from one of the most important punk record labels ever. £25, Stiff Records

Fleetwood Mac t-shirt

The classics never go out of style. £26, ASOS 

Gold mixtape necklace

Cute necklace that eliminates the hassle of actually making a mix tape. £45, Wolf & Badger

Stiff Records t-shirt:

One of the most important punk record labels ever, have announced a brand new range of official merchandise adorning their iconic logo and their now infamous slogans on a wide range of t-shirts, bags and pin-badges…


Home and Lifestyle

Recycled record bottle opener

Essential bottle opener made from recycled vinyl. £12, Uncommon goods

Definition of Disco print 

Made for for the disco obsessive in your life. £13.50, Not On The High Street

Plant pot speaker

Neat speaker that plays at the touch of a plant. £14.99, ASOS

Top Of The Pops logos through the years print

Smart print of the timeless TOTP logos. £15.97, Redbubble 

Music Sounds Better With You print

Tasteful print designed to charm. £18.95, Not On The High Street

Disco nap blue velvet hot water bottle

Take a disco nap this winter in style. £27, Oliver Bonas

Crosley Record Crate

Stylish and practical storage for record collectors. £29, Urban Outfitters 

Personalised Metallic Sound Wave Song Print

Their favourite song in shiny metallic print. £28, Not On The High Street