Clean Bandit’s Rockabye Crowned UK Christmas No.1
On the 23rd December, Clean Bandit’s ‘Rockabye’ made it to a 7th week at the top of the charts, making the track 2016’s Christmas number 1. Featuring dancehall legend Sean Paul and rising British star Anne-Marie, the hit single has spent more weeks at the summit of the chart than any other British release this year following performances at Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball and on the X-Factor final and quarter-final.
The single hit the top spot on the Friday before Christmas with combined sales of 589,000, outselling chart rivals Rag N’ Bone man and Louis Tomlinson + Steve Aoki. Since the feat, Rockabye has held onto the position, spending an 8th week as UK number 1 going into 2017.