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Race heats up for this year’s Christmas number one

| 29.11.2018

We could have the most wide-open race for the Christmas number one ever, according to our latest odds.  

Our traders have nine artists at 10/1 or shorter to be top of the charts on December 25th.

Ariana Grande leads the way at 2/1, with Ava Max now 4/1 second-favourite after a flurry of bets (was 25/1 last week).

Ed Sheeran is also 10/1 to top the festive charts for the second year running, level with Elton John and Queen.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “With so many big names at the head of the market for Christmas number one, this could well be the most wide-open race ever for top spot.”

Ladbrokes Latest Betting:

Christmas Number One

Ariana Grande – 2/1

Ava Max – 4/1

Dalton Harris – 8/1

Clean Bandit – 10/1

Ed Sheeran – 10/1

Elton John – 10/1

Mariah Carey – 10/1

Queen – 10/1

The Fire Tones – 10/1

All Odds and Markets correct as of date of publication



Daniel Anwar

Daniel has covered sports for Squawka, FourFourTwo and iSportconnect. He is a naively optimistic Arsenal fan and is also passionate about music, film and chicken wings.