BAND AID GOES IN AT NUMBER ONE

Babyshambles and Green Day don't do too badly either...

BAND AID 20’s ’DO THEY KNOW IT’S CHRISTMAS?’ has gone straight to the top of the UK singles chart.

The song, which has even been purchased by Tony Blair is officially one of the biggest selling singles of the year, selling in the region of 300,000 copies within a week.

The track, which features a host of superstars including Paul McCartney, Chris Martin, Bono and members of Radiohead, is now tipped to remain at Number One until Christmas.

Elsewhere in the singles chart it’s a good week for new entries, with hits from Ice Cube, Green Day, Natasha Bedingfield and Babyshambles.

Pete Doherty’s new band have their biggest ever hit with ‘Killamangiro’, which is a new entry at Number 8.

The top ten UK singles are:

1. Band Aid 20 – ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’

2. Ice Cube featuring Mack 10 & Ms Toi – ‘You Can Do It’

3. Destiny’s Child – ‘Lose My Breath’

4. Girls Aloud – ‘I’ll Stand By You’

5. Green Day – ‘Boulevard Of Broken Dreams’

6. Natasha Bedingfield – ‘Unwritten’

7. Lemar – ‘If There’s Any Justice’

8. Babyshambles – ‘Killamangiro’

9. Nelly & Christina Aguilera – ‘Tilt Ya Head Back’

10. Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell – ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’