The following is a list of popular Christmas songs recorded by various artists, many of which have hit on various charts, mostly in the United States some only released in the artist's home country. The year indicates the original year of release for that artist's recorded version of the single or track, which may not necessarily be the first year the artist's version appeared on one or more popular music charts by various music trade publications. However, many tracks were re-released as singles in subsequent years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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Putting together the perfect Christmas playlist is one of the most important tasks of the holiday season. Sure, you've got to shop for gifts , decorate the house , and maybe host a holiday get-together — but the only way to make those activities as festive as possible is by playing a fabulous Christmas soundtrack in the background. For every playlist, you need an assortment of old and new, cheerful and chill. These modern Christmas songs include upbeat hits that'll get everyone dancing to chill ballads you'll want to listen to with a cup of cocoa by the fire. We know there's something for everyone's musical taste, whether you prefer a classic cover or love to listen to new holiday hits. Just sit back, relax preferable with some Christmas candies , and let these tunes put you in the holiday spirit. Is it possible for a song to be an instant classic? Twenty-five years after its release, Mariah Carey's ultimate holiday bop is still the go-to tune to get any party started.
Criteria: Chosen for ongoing popularity, impact, importance, and strong association with the holiday. This list includes all eras of rock as well as contemporary pop and country; Christmas songs include both religious and secular songs as well as songs about winter which are associated with the festive season. Note: In some cases, more than one year is provided because of notable re-recordings of the song by the same artist. Edited By: Brett Alan. Last Updated: Do They Know It's Christmas? Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley Little Saint Nick - Beach Boys This Christmas - Donny Hathaway