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Wham!’s Last Christmas has topped the UK singles chart for the first time, 36 years after it was first released.

The track was streamed 9.2 million times over the last week. First released in December 1984, Last Christmas was famously held off the top spot by Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Celebrating the news, Andrew Ridgeley paid tribute to George Michael:

Previously, Last Christmas was the UK’s best-selling single to never reach Number 1, accumulating 1.9 million pure sales to date across its lifetime.

That title is now handed over to Maroon 5’s Moves Like Jagger ft. Christina Aguilera (1.55m pure sales), a Number 2 hit in 2011.

But Last Christmas does now hold a new chart record – for the longest time taken for a single to reach number one.

The previous record-holder was Tony Christie’s (Is This The Way To) Amarillo? which had a 34-year gap between its original release and topping the chart for Comic Relief in 2005.