Fairytale of New York
The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl
Best UK Chart Pos.
Best US Chart Pos.
Best SPA Chart Pos.
Written as a response to a challenge from Elvis Costello
Frequently cited as the "best" Christmas song of all time in polls in UK and Ireland
2nd on Top Ten Christmas Song Money Earners chart
The annual Christmas song play list is as inevitable as the annual media storm surrounding the lyrics in this song. Learn more about the controversy here.
2020 Christmas Song World Cup
First Place Seed for Group Stage draw
D1: 279pts Fairytale of New York- The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl
D2: 247pts The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole
D3: 186pts Little Saint Nick- Beach Boys
D4: 142pts Happy Xmas (War is Over)- John Lennon
Last 16 v Stay Another Day - East 17 (59% - 41% Defeat)
2016 Christmas Song World Cup
2012 Christmas Song World Cup
2008 Christmas Song World Cup