An Official Christmas Number 1 is the one every artist wants to get their hands on, but competition is fierce and there can be only one a year!
Sometimes, the firm favourite sleighs it all the way to the top, but other years, the festive chart-topper is a total surprise – just like a gift from Santa himself. Take a look at this year's Christmas Number 1 contenders
Can you spot the Christmas Number 1s from this mix of festive hits and near-misses? It's not as easy as you'd think…
Look back at the artwork for every Christmas Number 1 ever in our extra festive slideshow ⬇⬇⬇
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