Music Reality TV By Rupert Adams

Christmas Number One Betting – Lewis Capaldi To Finish Great Year With Top Spot

With less than a month to go before the big day, William Hill can report what looks like the most open Christmas number one betting in over a decade. There are currently nine artists quoted at single figure prices, with Lewis Capaldi becoming the new 3/1 favourite this morning. Robbie Williams is second in the betting at 4/1, Stornzy is 6/1 and James blunt / George Michael are both 8/1.


“Through the X factor years the Christmas number one went out of fashion but it appears to be the one they want again and 2019 looks an astonishing strong year,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.


Christmas Number One Single: 3/1 Lewis Capaldi, 4/1 Robbie Williams, 6/1 Stormzy, 8/1 George Michael, 8/1 James Blunt, 8/1 Wham, 9/1 Arizona Zervas, 9/1 D Double E, 9/1 Mariah Carey, 10/1 Adele, 10/1 Bing Crosby, 10/1 Celebrity Big Brother Winner