Hugely funny to see that 'Killing in the name' by Rage against the machine is the Christmas Number One - ok, not quite as seasonably memorable as Noddy's brummy shriek 'its Chrrriiiisssstttttmmmmaaaassss!', but it will do for 2009.
They say that they are thrilled by an organic communal campaign to prevent Cowell from dominating the charts. He says this is silly and cynical. I didn't buy the single (because I already have the album).
Remember the event, though, as it is sure to make a good Pub Quiz question in years to come. (Although probably not the Pub Quizzes we have at Church).