The Pogues Fairytale in New York is ‘UK’s Most Played Christmas song’

December 25th, 2007 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin  

London, Dec 25 (ANI): The Pogues classic track Fairytale in New York has been named UK’s Most Played Christmas Song on radio over the past five years.

The 1987 single featuring late singer Kirsty MACColl topped the chart pushing down Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas to second position.

The chart, calculated through radio, television and public performance plays, features Wham’s Last Christmas in third place, reports BBC.

At number four and five were two versions of Do They Know It’s Christmas? by Band Aid 20 and Band Aid respectively.

PPL, the company which licenses recorded music on behalf of record companies, produced the chart from 2002-2006.
Most Played Christmas Songs:

1. Fairytale of New York - The Pogues/Kirsty MacColl
2. All I Want for Christmas - Mariah Carey
3. Last Christmas - Wham!
4. Do They Know It’s Christmas? - Band Aid 20
5. Do They Know It’s Christmas? - Band Aid


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