HMV's Top Ten Christmas Sellers

Entertainment retailer's HMV top 10 best-selling Christmas gifts and charts for Christmas week …for albums, DVD, boxsets, games, personal technology (also broken down for top five headphones, tablets and app-enabled gadgets), popular culture books, 2012 calendars and t-shirts.

Top 10 singles

1. Military Wives Choir with Gareth Malone / Wherever You Are

2. Little Mix / Cannonball

3. Lou Monte / Dominick The Donkey

4. Alex Day / Forever Yours

5. Coldplay / Paradise

6. Olly Murs / Dance With Me Tonight

7. Lloyd ft. Andre 3000/Lil Wayne / Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)

8. Nirvana / Smells Like Teen Spirit

9. Flo-rida / Good Feeling

10. Leona Lewis / Hurt

Top 10 albums

1. Michael Bublé – Christmas

2. Amy Winehouse – Lioness: Hidden Treasures

3. Coldplay – Mylo Xloto

4. Rihanna – Talk That Talk

5. One Direction – Up All Night

6. Olly Murs – In Case You Didn't Know

7. Westlife – Greatest Hits

8. Adele – 21

9. Ed Sheeran – +

10. Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans

Top 10 DVDs

1. The Inbetweeners Movie – 1

2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

3. Rise of the Planet of the Apes

4. Hangover 2

5. Peter Kay – The Tour That Doesn't Tour 2011

6. Lee Evans – Roadrunner 2011

7. Bridesmaids

8. Mrs Browns Boys S1

9. Celebrity Juice

10. Frozen Planet

Top 10 DVD & blu-ray boxsets

1. Harry Potter Complete 8-Film Collection

2. Downton Abbey Series 1 & 2

3. The Inbetweeners Series 1 – 3

4. Twilight Trilogy

5. Home Alone 1 – 4

6. The Pacific

7. Toy Story 1 – 3

8. Star Wars Complete Saga (blu-ray)

9. 24: Complete

10. The Killing Series 2

Top 10 games (across all platforms)

1. Call of Duty

2. Fifa 2012

3. Battlefield 3

4. Batman Arkham City

5. Just Dance

6. Assassins Creed

7. Uncharted 3

8. Need for Speed

9. Elder Scrolls Skyrim

10. Mario and Sonic at the London Olympics

Top 10 personal technology devices

1. Beats Studios headphones – Colours (Various colours, incl. hmv green exclusive)

2. iPad2 16gb Wifi

3. Appblaster

4. Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9″

5 Angry Birds Speaker

6. TDK 2-Speaker Boombox

7. BeeWe helicopter

8. Sennheiser MM 30i headphones

9. Skullcandy Uprock headphones

10. ASUS eeePad transformer package with keyboard

Top five headphones

1. Beats Studios (Various colours use hmv green exclusive as hero) Green Cat No: 128811

2. Sennheiser MM 30i

3. Skullcandy Uprock

4. Beats by Dre Solos

5. House of Marley Jammin: Smile Jamaica

Top five tablets

1. iPad2 16gb Wifi

2. Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9″

3. ASUS eeePad transformer package with keyboard

4. Motorola Xoom

5. Acer A500 16gb wifi

Top five app-enabled gadgets

1. Appblaster

2. BeeWe helicopter

3. Crayola product

4. BeeWe Mini Cooper

5. DJ Cable

Top 10 books (popular culture & books)

1. Paul Moran – Where's The Meerkat 

2. Chas Newkey-Burden – Adele: The Biography

3. Marc Leverton – Banksy Myths & Legends (HMV Exclusive)

4. One Direction – Dare To Dream

5. Damon Beasley & Iain Morris – Inbetweeners Yearbook

6. Queen – 40 Years of Queen (with HMV Exclusive artwork)

7. Harry Hill – Bumper Book of Bloopers

8. Noel Fielding – Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton

9. Banksy – Wall & Piece

10. Sarah Herman – When Meerkats Turn Bad

Top 10 calendars – 2012

1. One Direction

2. Cliff Richard

3. Jessie J

4. Cheryl Cole

5. JLS

6. Justin Bieber

7. Michael Bublé

8. Take That

9. Family Guy

10. Marvel Retro Classic

Top 10 t-shirts – music & film

1. One Direction-Up All Night

2. Captain America

3. Superman logo

4. Family Guy

5. The Beatles – Sergeant Pepper

6. AC/DC – Back in Black

7. Metallica – Skull

8. Batman logo

9. Iron Maiden – Number of the Beast

10. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon

Enquiries

Gennaro Castaldo

Head of Press & PR (HMV & Fopp)

+44 (0)20 7432 2033 / +44 (0)7801 194 139

Website: http://www.hmv.co.uk