"We haven't had very good Christmases for a long time so this is an extra gift. "It's obvious that it's got a lot of support and they've got the message across to everybody. It's truly amazing. "I'd like to thank everybody who participated in making the record, and the people who bought it."
The Hillsborough charity single, "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" tops the festive charts.
Bookmakers say the charity single raising money for the Hillsborough justice campaign, is almost certain to capture the Christmas No.1 spot.
The celebrities involved in the Hillsborough charity single are calling on the Chancellor, George Osborne, to waive the VAT.