Friends of Jo Cox the favourites for 2016 Christmas Number 1
Friends of Jo Cox are the 5/4 favourites to land this year’s Christmas Number 1 spot according to the latest odds.
Their cover of the Rolling Stones hit You Can’t Always Get What You Want features a number of politicians alongside musicians Ricky Wilson, David Gray, KT Tunstall and Cockney Rebel’s Steve Harley.
The charity single is expected to be released a week before the official Christmas number 1 is announced.
X Factor finalist Saara Aalto and the London Hospices Choir are next best in the market at 5/1 apiece while fellow TV hopeful Matt Terry is 7/1.
Meanwhile, Cruz Beckham is a 10/1 shot having come in from 16/1. The son of former pop star Victoria is making his musical debut with If Every Day was Christmas.
Other noteworthy contenders include rising star Rag N Bone Man at 14/1 while the late David Bowie is 20/1 to receive the festival accolade posthumously.
Ladbrokes Latest Betting:
Christmas Number 1 Single
Friends of Jo Cox – 5/4
Saara Aalto – 5/1
London Hospices Choir – 5/1
Matt Terry – 7/1
Inspiral Carpets – 10/1
Cruz Beckham – 10/1
Mariah Carey – 12/1
Clean Bandit – 12/1
5 After Midnight – 14/1
Rag N Bone Man – 14/1
Little Mix – 16/1
James Shinny Davenport – 16/1
James Corden – 16/1
Others on request
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All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing