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Fairytale still the festive pick
Kirsty MacColl
Kirsty MacColl joined Pogues singer Shane MacGowan for the track
Fairytale of New York has been voted the favourite Christmas song for the second year running in a VH1 poll.

The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl classic took the top spot above Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas is You in the music channel's poll of 7,526 viewers.

Wham's Last Christmas came third, followed by Sir Cliff Richard's Mistletoe and Wine.

The top 10 songs from the poll will be shown on VH1 on Friday at 2100GMT.

Top 10 Christmas Songs
1. Fairytale of New York - The Pogues/ Kirsty MacColl
2. All I Want for Christmas is You - Mariah Carey
3. Last Christmas - Wham!
4. Mistletoe and Wine - Sir Cliff Richard
5. Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade
6. I Wish it could be Christmas Everyday - Wizzard
7. Christmas Time - The Darkness
8. Saviour's Day - Sir Cliff Richard
9. Do They Know it's Christmas (1984) - Band Aid
10. Lonely This Christmas - Mud

Viewers also voted Wizzard's I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday in sixth place and Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End) by The Darkness in seventh place.

Last year Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas?, was in second place with Band Aid 20's version of the song in fifth place.

Singer Kirsty MacColl died in 2000 at the age of 41 when she was hit by a speedboat while scuba diving off the coast of Mexico.

SEE ALSO
Songs jostle for Christmas crown
13 Dec 05 |  Entertainment
Pogues track wins Christmas poll
16 Dec 04 |  Entertainment
Bookmakers pay out on Band Aid 20
15 Dec 04 |  Entertainment

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