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What is the Top Christmas earner for 2013?


by Today FM  17th Dec 2013  11:05
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Slade earn over £500,000 every Christmas in royalties for their 1973 hit, Merry Xmas Everybody

They top the list of the biggest Christmas earners, followed by The Pogues and Mariah Carey who also get huge annual bonuses from their retro Christmas songs.

Top Christmas earners for 2013:

1. Slade, Merry Xmas Everybody, £512,000

2. The Pogues, Fairytale of New York, £386,270

3. Mariah Carey, All I Want For Christmas Is You, £347,615

4. Wham! Last Christmas, £301,622

5. Cliff Richard, Mistletoe & Wine, £98,408

6. Band Aid, Do They Know It's Christmas? £78,030

7. Shakin' Stevens, Merry Christmas Everyone, £53,834

8. The Pretenders, 2000 Miles, £45,344

9. East 17, Stay Another Day, £30,219

10. Jona Lewie, Stop The Cavalry, £13,258 


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