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Band Aid 20 holds on to top slot
Band Aid 20 CD cover
The record has been at number one for four weeks
The Band Aid 20 version of the classic charity hit Do They Know It's Christmas held on to the top slot in the UK singles charts on Boxing Day.

It held off a strong challenge from X factor winner Steve Brookstein, whose debut single, a cover of Phil Collins' Against All Odds is at number two.

The Band Aid 20 single, featuring Robbie Williams, Chris Martin and Dido, was the Christmas number one last week.

It has been at the top of the UK singles charts for four weeks.

Proceeds from the single go towards sustainable charity projects in African countries, including Ethiopia.

Robbie success

One of its organisers, Bob Geldof, said the song was "an excuse to think about someone else this Christmas".

Brookstein's success meant pop star Ronan Keating and Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) fell to number three with Father and Son.

Kylie Minogue's I Believe in You was at number four.

Lemar's If There's Any Justice was up two places at five, Ice Cube featuring Mack 10 and Ms Toi with You Can Do It was down two at six and US punk rockers Green Day went up one place with Boulevard of Broken Dreams.

The charity cover of Sonny and Cher's I've Got You Babe - featuring Bo'Selecta's Avid Merrion, Davina McCall and Patsy Kensit - was down three places to eight.

Meanwhile, the albums charts saw Robbie Williams' Greatest Hits take the number one position.

Operatic group Il Divo were at number two, while the flamboyant pop group Scissor Sisters rose four places to number three.





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