Ed Sheeran now odds-on for Christmas number one
Ed Sheeran is in pole position to land the coveted Christmas number one spot, according to our traders.
Sheeran released a new version of his single ‘Perfect’ featuring Beyonce last week.
The combo of the two pop powerhouses means it’s just 4/7 to top the charts on December 25.
X Factor winners Rak-Su could be their biggest competition at 4/1.
Wham! were the early favourites but ‘Last Christmas’ has been pushed out to 5/1.
Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “Ed Sheeran has released a new track at the perfect time of the year if he’s to claim the festive top spot, and plenty are fancying him to do exactly that.”
Ladbrokes Latest Betting:
Ed Sheeran (ft. Beyonce) – 4/7
Rak-Su – 4/1
Wham! – Last Christmas – 5/1
Choirs with Purpose – 8/1
Eminem – 8/1
Mariah Carey – 8/1
All Odds and Markets correct as of date of publication