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14. Military Wives
On the back of a documentary that followed choirmaster Gareth Malone as he assembled a choir made up of wives and girlfriends of soldiers serving in Afghanistan, a remarkable pop success story was born. Their song, 'Wherever You Are', was Christmas no. 1 in 2011 and their debut album went straight to the top of the charts.