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Christmas 2018

Fearne Cotton and Clara Amfo present Top of the Pops Christmas, featuring the biggest and hottest stars from across the year, and the 2018 Christmas number one.

Fearne Cotton and Clara Amfo present Top of the Pops Christmas, featuring the biggest and hottest stars from across the year and, as is tradition, end the show with the Christmas number one of 2018.

Hit-making maestro Jonas Blue teams up with One Direction's Liam Payne and rising singer-songwriter and actress Lennon Stella to perform their massive single Polaroid. Rita Ora returns to the programme to perform her Top 10 smash Let You Love Me, while singer-songwriter George Ezra sings Shotgun. Clean Bandit bring their number one smash Solo to the Top of the Pops Christmas party, and pop songstress Jess Glynne - now the most successful female British artist in UK chart history - makes a welcome return to the Top of the Pops Christmas studio to perform one of her seven number one smash hits, I'll Be There, as well as teaming up with Rudimental and Dan Caplen on the number one hit These Days. Freya Ridings performs her single Lost Without You, and Anne-Marie sings her massive hit 2002, which she co-wrote with Ed Sheeran. Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Tom Walker makes his debut on Top of the Pops Christmas with his huge international hit Leave a Light On, while Swedish singer Zara Larsson makes a welcome return to Top of the Pops Christmas to perform her current hit Ruin My Life. BBC Music Sound of 2018 winner Sigrid makes her debut on Top of the Pops Christmas with her smash hit Strangers, and DJ, producer, songwriter and remixer Jax Jones teams up with with vocalist Ina Wroldson to perform Breathe.

1 hour

Last on

Christmas Day 2018 12:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Clean Bandit

    Solo (feat. Demi Lovato)

  • Jess Glynne

    I'll Be There for You

  • Jax Jones

    Breathe

  • Zara Larsson

    Ruin My Life

  • Years & Years

    If You're Over Me

  • Tom Walker

    Leave a Light On

  • Keala Settle

    This Is Me

  • Rita Ora

    Let You Love Me

  • Freya Ridings

    Lost Without You

  • Sigrid

    Strangers

  • Jonas Blue, Liam Payne & Lennon Stella

    Polaroid

  • Rudimental

    These Days (feat. Jess Glynne & Dan Caplen)

  • George Ezra

    Shotgun

  • Ladbaby

    We Built This City

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Fearne Cotton
Presenter Clara Amfo
Series Producer Stephanie McWhinnie
Executive Producer Mark Cooper
Director Julian Smith

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