Fairytale Of New York Tops Chrimbo Poll
VH1 viewers vote The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl best Christmas song ever...
Fairytale of New York has topped a VH1 poll to discover the nation's favourite Christmas hit.
The raucous collaboration between The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, first released in 1987, decimated the competition, seizing 39% of the vote. Mariah Carey came in second with All I Want For Christmas, which collected a respectable 22% of the poll, and Wham's Last Christmas took the third spot.
Sir Cliff Richard's Mistletoe and Wine crawled in fourth, claiming just 7% of the votes cast.
The VH1 Top Ten Christmas Songs in full:
1) The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl " Fairytale of New York
2) Mariah Carey " All I Want For Christmas
3) Wham " Last Christmas
4) Sir Cliff Richard " Mistletoe & Wine
5) Slade " Merry Christmas Everybody
6) Wizzard " I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
7) The Darkness " Christmas Time
8) Sir Cliff Richard " Saviours' Day
9) Band Aid " Do They Know It's Christmas Time
10) Mud " Lonely At Christmas Time