LadBaby has revealed they will not be releasing a festive single for 2023 after getting the Christmas number one for five years in a row.
Last year, married couple Roxanne, 39, and Mark Hoyle, 36, broke a 1960s record set by the Beatles with their single “Food Aid,” a reworking of the Band Aid song “Do They Know It’s Christmas.” that topped the charts?
But now the couple revealed that they have decided to “pass the baton.”
Mark told this metro: “We never expected there would be five, I’ll be honest.” It’s one of those things that just happened over the years and we found it amazing that the public got behind us in that way was standing.
“When we started this five years ago, we knew how important food banks are in this country and we wanted to raise funds and awareness for them, so we did this.” [song]that was wonderful.’
Passing the baton: LadBaby has revealed they will not be releasing a festive single for 2023 after scoring Christmas number one five years in a row
“The legacy for us is that we want charity songs to dominate every Christmas. We want all of the Top 20 to be charity songs for good causes and to be fun because that’s what Christmas is, it’s a time for family and a time for giving.”
Roxanne said that their original plan was to only do one single, but due to its success they moved on to doing four more.
First contenders for Christmas number one are AC/DC’s “Highway To Hell” and a station cat from Stevenage,
In 2021, LadBaby achieved the Beatles’ four consecutive Christmas number one hits in 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1967.
Profits from her single last year were split between the Trussell Trust food bank and the Band Aid Trust.
In total the band have raised more than £1,305,000 for charity.
LadBaby reached the top of the festive charts with the food-inspired tracks We Built This City (2018), I Love Sausage Rolls (2019), Don’t Stop Me Eatin’ (2020) and the Ed Sheeran and Sir Elton John-featuring Sausage Rolls for everyone (2021).
Mark is a graphic designer and blogger from Nottingham who, along with his wife Roxanne, rose to fame with their YouTube videos.
Number one: Last year, married couple Roxanne and Mark Hoyle beat a 1960s Beatles record when they topped the charts with their single “Food Aid.”
Music Icons: LadBaby reached the top of the festive charts with food-inspired tracks featuring Ed Sheeran and Sir Elton John – featured in Sausage Rolls For Everyone 2021
Released under the name LadBaby, the clips followed his life as he prepared to welcome his first child with Roxanne, who goes by LadBabyMum.
The couple married in Las Vegas in 2015 and then welcomed their first sons Phoenix, seven, and Kobe, five.