Who will be Christmas Number 1 for 2018? Latest odds as Ariana Grande and Dalton Harris are favourites for the top spot
5th December 2018

Here are the latest odds on who's set to top the UK charts this Xmas…

Who will be the Christmas Number One for 2018?

Ariana Grande is currently favourite to top the charts this Christmas.

Her single Thank U, Next references her ex boyfriends Pete Davidson and Ricky Alvarez.

US breakthrough act Ava Max is also a contender with her song Sweet But Psycho.

X factor Winner Dalton Harris has also released his winner's song – a cover of Frankie Goes To Hollywood's The Power Of Love featuring James Arthur.

What are the odds for Christmas Number One 2018?

Here's the latest odds as supplied by Ladbrokes:

  • Ariana Grande – 4/6
  • Ava Max – 6/1
  • Dalton Harris – 10/1
  • James Arthur – 10/1
  • Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson – 10/1
  • ABBA – 16/1
  • Ed Sheeran – 16/1
  • Elton John – 16/1
  • Lionheart – 16/1
  • Flakefleet Primary School – 16/1
  • Mariah Carey – 16/1
  • Queen – 16/1
  • The Fire Tones – 16/1
  • Clean Bandit – 20/1
  • David Attenborough – 20/1
  • Freya Ridings – 20/1
  • George Ezra – 20/1
  • Halsey – 20/1
  • Jess Glynne – 20/1
  • Lady Gaga – 20/1
  • Little Mix – 20/1
  • Michael Buble – 20/1
  • Pink – 20/1
  • Post Malone – 20/1
  • Spice Girls – 20/1
  • Tom Odell – 20/1
  • Adele – 25/1
  • Andrea Bocelli – 25/1
  • Misunderstood – 25/1
  • Nick Knowles – 25/1
  • Pinkfong – 25/1
  • Sir Cliff Richard – 25/1

Who was Christmas Number One in 2017?

In 2017 the Christmas number one was Perfect by Ed Sheeran. 

The track which Ed penned for his fiancée Cherry Seaborn got 85,000 combined sales in the week before Christmas.

Speaking about his win, Ed said: “Thank you very much for making Perfect Christmas Number 1.

"This is an actual dream come true and I’m very proud and happy."

"Thank you so much and have a very Merry Christmas, happy holidays and a Happy New Year.”

Ed also featured on the track that got Christmas number 2 – River by Eminem.

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