A fact we all know to be true: the best music videos came out of Christmases in the 90s. Well, here's your highly scientific guide to making a festive vid, as told by the Spice Girls, S Club 7, East 17, Mariah Carey and Take That. All the greats.

From start to finish: Mariah Carey, All I Want For Christmas Is You (UK number 2, December 1994). East 17, Stay Another Day (UK number 1, Christmas 1994). S Club 7, Never Had A Dream Come True (UK number 1, December 2000*). Take That, Babe (UK number 1, December 1993). Spice Girls, Goodbye (UK number 1, Christmas 1998).

*Yeah, yeah we know it was 2000, but it still counts, right?!