"It's mission accomplished!"
Simon Napier-Bell described the holiday song from the iconic pop duo as a “magnificent piece of work.”
This year's festive chart battle includes classics from Wham!, Mariah Carey and The Pogues – as well as a new song by Eurovision's Sam Ryder.
The Christmas classic, which is almost 40 years old, was written by George Michael in his old bedroom at his parent's house in a "moment of wonder".
"I’d never say no."
The two had met just months before the pop icon's death.
Alongside bandmate George Michael, Andrew formed part of one of the biggest British bands of the 1980s.
LadBaby, Wham!, Sidemen, Mariah Carey and Elton John & Ed Sheeran all feature in the Official Chart's Christmas 2022 top five.
The Christmas classic, which turns 38 this year, was written by George Michael in his old bedroom at his parent's house in a "moment of wonder".
George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley's festive classic is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.