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The 2021 Christmas Number 1 Odds are in

From Gary Barlow and Sheridan Smith to the tight-lipped LadBaby, here we reveal the odds on who may nab the Christmas Number 1 this year.

Last year and for the third year in a row, LadBaby was announced as the official UK Christmas number 1, but can we expect the same this year or will Gary Barlow and Sheridan Smith pip the post for the 70th Christmas Number One?

Christmas Number 1 Odds

Well, bookies, William Hill have the odds in, which we’re not silly enough to think will stay the same, however, LadBaby is 7-4 favourite, with record-breaking Adele 9-4.

Coming in around the piano is of course Sir Elton John who threatens to nab number one as he partners up with none other than Ed Sheeran, as the duo’s album is due for release on October 29, and are third favourites at 6-1, however, the music mogul did reveal that there is still work to be done in the studio…

Potential favourites, Gary Barlow and Sheridan Smith already recorded How Christmas Is Supposed To Be after initially teaming up on Instagram for Gary’s Crooner Sessions. On that occasion, they sang a stunning rendition of Lionel Richie and Diana Ross’s 1981 hit Endless Love

The track is set to form the centrepiece of Barlow’s upcoming Christmas album, due to drop any day, which will go head to head with a Christmas collection from Leona Lewis, who has an outsider’s chance herself at 33-1.

Now moving on to LadBaby who’s lips are so tight we don’t even know if he’ll eat a mince pie in case he spills any details, did tell William Hill: “Wow, I’ve been hearing all these megastars announce they’re going for Christmas Number One this year! The thought of Ed Sheeran and Sir Elton John releasing a song gives me the ‘Shivers’ and if we do decide to release I hope Adele will ‘Go Easy on Me’!”

Other BIG named artists include The Wanted, Westlife and obviously, ABBA also has good odds.

Here’s the full Christmas 2021 Number One Odds below:

William Hill Christmas Number One odds
Image credit: William Hill

Who will hit top spot and who will fall flat? we just can’t wait to see hear and see the results.