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Ladbaby not ruling out fourth Christmas number one bid

By | Published on Wednesday 24 November 2021

Ladbaby Christmas number one

For the last three years in a row, the UK Christmas number one has been a sausage roll themed parody of a classic song. All of them by Ladbaby, of course, that wasn’t just a weird coincidence. Can he make it four years in a row? Well, he’s currently the bookies’ favourite, although he’s not actually announced his intention to release another song.

“You’ll have to wait and see”, he tells Metro, when asked if there will be another Ladbaby single this Christmas. “Never rule out a sausage roll at Christmas is what I would say”.

So, I think we can take that to mean he’s going for it. But he does seem a little concerned about the competition this time round. “There are so many megastars going for it this year”, he says, “Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Mariah Carey, of course, Abba. Adele has got a new album”.

Yeah, it would probably be a bit of a silly idea for him to try to be the festive chart topper amid all that megastar competition. Although you also could have said that – and many people did – in any of the last three years. One way of taking on all those superstars would be to get another superstar to join him. And he’s got some ideas for that.

“Mariah Carey would be amazing – ‘All I Want For Christmas Is Sausage Rolls'”, he says. “I can’t see her doing it but it would be amazing. I’m a massive Stormzy fan [and] I don’t think there’s ever been a sausage roll rap of any form. That would be incredible. And I know that Lewis Capaldi’s got an affinity with sausage rolls, he’s got a deep rooted love for them, as have I. I’ve not heard a lot from Lewis, maybe he’s working on a sausage roll album”.

It remains to be seen if sausage rolls do indeed rule the Christmas chart this year, or if three times is enough for Ladbaby. He’s putting out a festive children’s book this year anyway. So maybe it’s time for him to hang up his musical Santa hat.