Robbie Williams switches on Oxford Street Christmas lights

Stoke on Trent's Robbie Williams turned on the Christmas lights on London's Oxford Street last night.

Robbie Williams performs at the Oxford Street Christmas lights switch-on celebrations Credit: Yui Mok/PA

New dad Robbie is celebrating his first solo UK number one for 8-years with his single Candy. It is the 14th number one of his career - including with Take That - meaning he has drawn level with bandmate Gary Barlow.

Robbie Williams joined on stage by Emma Bunton and Jamie Theakston Credit: Yui Mok/PA