And the biggest Christmas song of the decade is...

The list of the most successful Christmas songs of the noughties has been revealed and it's no surprise that almost half of the top 20 weren’t originally released this decade.

Band Aid 20’s charidee single ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ topped the list, which was released by the Official Chart Company. The 2004 update which featured Bono, Dido, Chris Martin, Robbie Williams amongst other sold 1.1million copies.

One bizarre addition is Red Hot Chili Pepper’s song ‘Snow (Hey Oh)’ in at number 11. (It may have snow in the title but unless there's a tradition of gettting cocaine in your stocking it’s not a Christmas tune.)

The 20 best-selling Christmas singles of the millennium:
1. Band Aid 20: 'Do They Know It's Christmas' (2004)
2. The Darkness: 'Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End)' (2003)
3. The Pogues ft. Kirsty Maccoll: 'Fairytale Of New York' (1987)
4. Mariah Carey: 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' (1994)
5. Bo Selecta: 'Proper Crimbo' (2003)
6. Cascada: 'What Hurts The Most'/'Last Christmas' (2007)
7. Wham: 'Last Christmas' (1984)
8. The Idols: 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' (2003)
9. Tweenies: 'I Believe In Christmas' (2001)
10. S Club Junors: 'Puppy Love'/'Sleigh Ride' (2002)
11. Red Hot Chili Peppers: 'Snow (Hey Oh)' (2006)
12. Geraldine: 'Once Upon A Christmas Song' (2008)
13. Slade: 'Merry Christmas Everybody' (1973)
14. Frankie Goes To Hollywood: 'The Power Of Love' (1984)
15. Shakin' Stevens: 'Merry Christmas Everyone' (1985)
16. Wizard: 'I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday' (1973)
17. Cliff Richard: 'Santa's List' (2003)
18. Band Aid: 'Do They Know It's Christmas' (1984)
19. Lazy Time: 'Bing Bang (Time To Dance)' (2006)
20. Crazy Frog: 'Jingle Bells'/'U Can't Touch This' (2005)

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