Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' is voted the best Christmas song ever by Smooth listeners

18 December 2017, 16:33

As soon as December rolled around, we asked YOU to vote for your absolute greatest Christmas songs ever.

We had over 30,000 votes, and we can now confirm that Wham! easily finished as the champion, with 1984's 'Last Christmas'.

There was only ever going to be one winner from the 50 festive favourites to choose from, as Wham! received 6,400 votes (21.1%).

George Michael fans paid the perfect tribute in the poll, by also placing his 2010 track 'December Song (I Dreamed of Christmas)' into second place, with 4,500 votes (14.8%), followed by Band Aid (which also included George) with 'Do They Know It's Christmas' in third with 3,500 votes (11.5%).

Wham! Last Christmas

There was a late rally from Cliff Richard fans, with 'Mistletoe and Wine' and 'Saviour's Day' completing the top five.

Classics from Mariah Carey, David Bowie and Bing Crosby, The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, Chris Rea and Slade rounded out the top 10.

Thanks for voting!

Read the full top 50 below: