Christmas number one – the latest odds

TV talent show hopefuls looking good...

The X Factor winner is on course to become the Christmas number one, according to Ladbrokes.

The winning X Factor song will be rush released by Simon Cowell, giving the public just 4 days to take it to the top spot.

Ladbrokes spokesman Karl Williams said: “This year’s battle for Christmas number 1 could yet be the closest in years, despite the X Factor‘s strong presence’

Other hopefuls include Westlife with Diana Ross, Nizlopi and The Pogues.

The odds are:

X Factor Winner 4-6

Nizlopi 4-1

Westlife and Diana ross 6-1

Chico Slimani 12-1

The Choir Boys 12-1

The Pogues 14-1

Crazy Frog 16-1

Keedie and England Cricket Team 20-1

Robbie Williams 20-1

James Blunt 25-1

Take That 25-1

G4 33-1

Girls Aloud 40-1

Charlotte Church 50-1

Kaiser Chiefs 50-1

Bloc Party 50-1