The JOE Music Quiz: Christmas Special

What is the biggest selling Christmas single of all time?

Do They Know It’s Christmas – Band Aid

All I Want For Christmas – Mariah Carey

White Christmas – Bing Crosby

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What is the only song to have been Christmas Number 1 twice by the same artist?

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Do They Know It’s Christmas – Band Aid

Last Christmas – Wham

Merry Christmas Everybody – Slade

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In 2009, which band was number one at Christmas after a public revolt against the X-Factor song?

Foo Fighters

Slipknot

Rage Against The Machine

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Who duetted with Mariah Carey on a re-release ‘All I Want for Christmas’ in 2011?

Justin Timberlake

Justin Bieber

Shawn Mendes

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Lily Allen had a Christmas Number 1 in 2013 with a cover of a Keane song used in a Christmas advert. What was the song?

This Is The Last Time

Everybody’s Changing

Somewhere Only We Know

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Who sings the opening line “It’s Christmas time, and there’s no need to be afraid….” on ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ by Band Aid?

Boy George

George Michael

Paul Young

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Which Christmas song begins with this opening line – ‘The moon is up, the spirits right’

Wonderful Christmas Time

When A Child Is Born

Driving Home For Christmas

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Michael Jackson had his only Christmas Number 1 in 1995, but what song was it?

Earth Song

Smooth Criminal

You Are Not Alone

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In 2001 Robbie Williams duetted with which Australian star on the Christmas Number 1 song ‘Somethin’ Stupid’?

Kylie Minogue

Nicole Kidman

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Ed Sheeran has had one Christmas Number 1 in 2017, but what song was it?

Perfect

Happier

Shape Of You

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The Pet Shop Boys were Christmas Number 1 back in 1987 with which song?

West End Girls

Always On My Mind

Go West

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David Bowie duetted with which legendary crooner on the song ‘Little Drummer Boy’?

Dean Martin

Frank Sinatra

Bing Crosby

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‘Stop the Cavalry’ is one of the more famous Christmas songs never to reach number 1, but who sang it?

Joe Lewie

Jona Lewie

Johnny Lewie

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Who sang ‘Let it Go’ in the snowy film favourite Frozen?

Idina Menzel

Kristen Bell

Kristin Chenoweth

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‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ was written by Bob Geldof and who else?

Phil Collins

George Michael

Midge Ure

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