Whether you're decorating the Christmas tree , throwing an over-the-top party, or simply trying to get hyped for the holiday season, a festive soundtrack with all the best Christmas songs is essential to set the mood. Hey, what else are you going to listen to while you deck the halls? Holiday music has some of the most time-honored performances from some of our most celebrated artists. Then there are the holiday novelty songs, which come out one season a year, like the perfect advent treat. And finally, there are also some of our pop-music favorites, who are able to put their own twists on those timeless classics. And Mariah, who exists in a category all her own.
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Welcome to the time of year where every public space suddenly transforms into a celebration of the holiday spirit. For some, this might be the best month of all—when radio stations, hotel lobbies, department stores, elevators dentist offices, veterinary clinics, police precincts, movie theaters etc. For others, it's a hell of manufactured cheer and commoditized holiday emotion. But, we can't escape any of it. So we might as well embrace it. Hell, what would our lives be like without the same holiday songs played over and over and over again? Here, we run down the best Christmas songs of all time:.
The most popular Christmas songs on iTunes. Though this is mainly an Xmas chart, it is not exclusive to Christmas songs or carols. During other holiday periods, especially Halloween , you will find plenty of non-Christmas songs on this chart. To listen to and to download the music you must have Apple's iTunes player installed on your system. Holiday chart updated daily. Last Christmas Single Version Wham! Mary, Did You Know?
If you're like us, you probably start blasting Christmas music soon as you can—after all, there's no such thing as too soon when it comes to Christmas tunes. That statement is up for friendly debate, but we call after Halloween fair game! Happy holiday hits for an entire month, or dare we say two months, leading up to the most wonderful time of the year? Put our faves on repeat! When you're putting together your ultimate Christmas playlist, make sure to include the most popular Christmas songs of all time, from old-school original hits like "White Christmas" so nostalgic! Whether you prefer original versions of Christmas songs or pop renditions of timeless classics, there's something for everyone on this list. All of those holiday radio stations won't be able to compete with your holly jolly playlist!