Christmas Number 1 2016 race is all wrapped up - and it's bad news for Matt Terry

Matt Terry

The Christmas Number 1 race appears to be all wrapped up - and there's bad news for Matt Terry.

The X Factor 2016 winner looks to be out of the race now, ahead of the festive Number 1 being officially revealed on Friday night.

Clean Bandit instead seem certain to win the race for Christmas number one, with bookmaker Coral making them as short as 1-16 to claim the top spot.

The British group entered the betting at odds of 25-1, but following an endless rush of bets and chart domination, their odds crashed dramatically over the weekend.

Their closest rival is Rag n Bone Man's Human at 7-1, while charity Friends of Jo Cox has drifted out to 66-1. The firm don’t give this year’s X Factor winner Matt Terry a chance, making him 50-1.

Matt's fellow X Factor champs Little Mix are still given a 25-1 shot.

“Clean Bandit are miles ahead of everyone else in the race to be Christmas number one and as far as we are concerned, nobody will catch them,” said Coral’s Nicola McGeady.

The news means not only is Matt likely to miss out on the Christmas Number 1 but also the top spot completely, with his winner's song debuting at Number 3 last week.

It makes Matt only the second X Factor winner ever not to reach Number 1 with his winner's single, following in the footsteps of last year's champ Louisa Johnson.

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