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Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” tops most streamed Christmas songs

Mariah CareyAmazon.co.uk has announced Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You”, a song which peaked at number two in the Official SMariah Careyingles Chart in the UK, as the most streamed Christmas track of 2015 in the UK on Prime Music.

The festive classic just beat Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl into second place, with Boney M.’s 1978 hit Mary’s Boy Child – Oh My Lord coming third.

Chris Rea’s Driving Home for Christmas takes fourth place – a favourite for those travelling to friends and family for the festive period – just ahead of Wham’s Last Christmas and Elton John’s Step Into Christmas. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday by Wizzard is in seventh place on the list, followed by fellow glam-rockers Slade with Merry Xmas Everybody in eighth place.

Amazon also announced that 2009’s Killing in the Name by Rage Against the Machine remains the best-selling Christmas number one of all time on the Amazon Digital Music store, ahead of Something I Need by last year’s X-Factor winner Ben Haenow, and Wherever You Are by The Military Wives Choir.

Check out the top 10 most streamed Christmas tracks on Prime Music
POSITION SONG ARTIST 
YEAR
1 All I Want for Christmas is You Mariah Carey 1994
2 Fairytale of New York The Pogues ft. Kirsty MacColl 1987
3 Mary’s Boy Child – Oh My Lord Boney M. 1978
4 Driving Home for Christmas Chris Rea 1988
5 Last Christmas Wham 1984
6 Step Into Christmas Elton John 1973
7 I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day Wizzard 1973
8 Merry Xmas Everybody Slade 1973
9 Once In Royal David’s City Choir of King’s College, Cambridge 2004
10 It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas Perry Como 1951

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