American rapper Eminem stayed top of the charts with his single 'Lose Yourself' to take the coveted Christmas Number One position.

Vying for the top spot this year were 'Popstars: the Rivals' bands Girls Aloud and One True Voice.

New release 'Sound of the Underground' from Girls Aloud made it as far as two in the charts while the One True Voice single 'Sacred Trust/After You've Gone' landed at nine.

Other new releases this week are Avril Lavigne's 'Sk8er Boi', 'You're A Superstar' from Love Inc. and 'Cows With Guns' from Dana Lyons.

Pop veteran Elton John's collaboration with Blue remained at three.