Christmas Singles Chart analysis: Military Wives run away with it

With royalties going to The Royal British Legion and SSAFA Forces Help, Wherever You Are features no fewer than 90 wives and partners of serving British servicemen, and recorded the highest weekly sale for three years, and the sixth best of the 21st century overall.

The 10 previous best weekly single sales of the 21st century are shown in the table below.

Date shown is Music Week publication date (sales week ends seven days earlier) and new entries are indicated ...

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