Sir Elton John could be on course for his first ever Christmas number one, according to the latest odds.
The legendary singer is now the 4/1 favourite to be top of the charts on December 25th.
The 71-year-old has announced dates for his Farewell Tour, and with speculation increasing around his voicing this year’s M&S Christmas advert, he could be top of the tree this festive season.
Meanwhile, 8/1 says Queen are top for Christmas, following the success of the new film Bohemian Rhapsody.
Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “Elton John looks set to be the voice of M&S’s advert and that makes it incredibly likely he’ll Step Into Christmas number one spot as a result.”
Ladbrokes Latest Betting:
2018 UK Christmas no.1 Single
Elton John – 4/1
Ed Sheeran – 5/1
Lady Gaga – 5/1
Ariana Grande – 6/1
Dalton Harris – 6/1
Queen – 8/1
Spice Girls – 10/1
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing