There are two elements that make this year’s Christmas chart battle particularly unusual. Firstly, the Christmas chart will be announced on the afternoon of Christmas Day itself, rather than on the Sunday before as is usually the case. This keeps the suspense going until the day of Christmas itself.
Secondly, the X Factor winner’s single, usually public enemy number one (and so often the number one) at Christmas, has effectively bombed. … More The Christmas Chart Race 2015