George Michael could land Christmas No.1 from beyond the grave thanks to new film

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A film inspired by Band Aid’s 1984 yuletide classic Do They Know It’s Christmas? features a previously unheard George Michael track.

Could George Michael finally land a Christmas No1?

OK, in fairness, George contributed to Band Aid’s 1984 yuletide chart-topper Do They Know It’s Christmas?, which kept Wham!’s Last Christmas off the top spot, so he technically did still claim one.

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Romcom Last Christmas stars Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke as an aspiring singer – who idolises Faith singer George – and Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding.