The race for 2019’s Christmas number one has been won by LadBaby, who is top of the UK’s happy outline for the second year straight.

The YouTube star, whose genuine name is Mark Hoyle, beat Stormzy and Wham! to guarantee the title with his wiener roll-themed front of I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll.

The Official Charts Company said it was the year’s quickest selling download.

“How have we done this once more?” said Hoyle, whose melody is fund-raising for nourishment bank philanthropy The Trussell Trust.

“Much thanks to you everyone for supporting us indeed, and for an astonishing reason.”

LadBaby is just the third demonstration in outline history to score back to back Christmas number one singles. The others were The Beatles and the Spice Girls.

Christmas top five singles

Artist Title

1) LadBaby I Love Sausage Rolls

2) Stormzy ft Ed Sheeran Own It

3) Lewis Capaldi Before You Go

4) Dua Lipa Don’t Start Now

5) Wham! Last Christmas

Source: Official Charts

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Hoyle, from Nottingham, discovered notoriety making YouTube recordings about his voyage from “fellow to father” after the introduction of his two children with spouse Roxanne.

His single I Love Sausage Rolls piled on 93,000 outline deals this week – 18,000 more than his Christmas number one final year, We Built This City On Sausage Rolls.

Over 90% of the current year’s business (roughly 85,000) originated from advanced buys, making it the quickest selling download since June 2017’s Artists For Grenfell philanthropy single.


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