‘The ‘Christmas single’ phenomenon is unknown in the U.S., unless you’ve ever watched ‘Love, Actually’

It’s sort of the “Black Friday” of the British music industry. Since so much music is sold (or, at least, used to be) during the holiday season, having the #1 song on the charts during that time gives one lucky record company a financial boost.

Then there’s this years model…

National HIT service: ROBERT HARDMAN tells the utterly inspirational story behind the NHS choir who’ve beaten Justin Bieber to be the Christmas No1