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Who will be Christmas No 1? Why the pop charts are weirdly more relevant than ever before9 Dec 2019, 11:38am

Who will be Christmas No 1? Why the pop charts are weirdly more relevant than ever before

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LadBaby and his charity single, I Love Sausage Rolls, could reap the benefits of recent rule changes to top the singles chart this ChristmasWhen was the last time you really cared – or even knew – what was at No 1 in the UK singles chart? It is true that the era of No 1s sparking newspaper headlines (Blur and Oasis battling it out with Country House and Roll With It springs instantly to mind), of people genuinely being interested in who the guy from White Town was, or of thinking that Babylon Zoo’s Spaceman would always be a timeless classic are long gone. It is now more than 13 years since Top of the Pops last broadcast its perky weekly update of chart goings-on to rapt homes and now, well, does anybody really care who’s at No 1? At least two people do.
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