Hillsborough charity single surges ahead in the charts

Kenny Dalglish with the Justice Collective's single. Credit: Press Association

Justice Collective’s Hillsborough charity single has taken the lead over James Arthur in the race to the Christmas number one.

Yesterday, The Justice Collective’s He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother was behind X Factor winner Arthur’s debut single Impossible.

Now the Justice Collective have surged ahead after selling 3,400 more copies than Arthur.

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother has sold over 109,700 copies while Impossible has shifted 106,300.

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Hillsborough Charity Single

A charity single to raise money for the Hillsborough families goes on sale this morning. The version of the Holies 'He ain't heavy, he's my brother' is tipped to be the Christmas number one.