It's certainly a wonderful time of year, as the likes of Alexander Armstrong, Ronan Keating (right) and a 500-strong choir treat us to carol favourites, including Joy To The World, On Christmas Night and O Come, All Ye Faithful
Sally Magnusson and David Grant present the programme from the Royal Albert Hall, where such famous faces as Ronan Keating, Alexander Armstrong, Ruby Turner and Shaun Escoffery, as well as a 500-strong choir and the Big Sing Orchestra, will perform such festive favourites as Joy to the World, On Christmas Night and O Come, All Ye Faithful
The song is up against another charity single with a Cowell connection after Susan Boyle recorded a duet of O Come, All Ye Faithful
with Elvis Presley for Save The Children.
be bu as " Susan, 52, has recorde a duet with Elvis Pressley on a re-mastered version of O Come, All Ye Faithful
'O Come, All Ye Faithful
' features on Boyle's new album - thank the Lord it's not a photo one.
The pair are third favourites for the festive top spot, with William Hill offering 10-1 on O Come, All Ye Faithful
WHEN we become so used to hearing O Come, All Ye Faithful
and In The Bleak Midwinter every Christmas we forget there is a rich tradition of carols going back centuries.
Heidi Range, right, the Sugababe from Aintree, chose Silent Night, O Come, All Ye Faithful
and Away in a Manger.
Along with traditional favourites such as "O holy night" and "O come, all ye faithful
," they have included less familiar carols such as "Sweet little Jesus boy," "The friendly beasts" and "The little road to Bethlehem." You will enjoy the traditional rendering of "Ave Maria" as well as a new version arranged by Nihal.