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. A 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 charted 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.
"Blue Christmas" — Elvis Presley
Thu 5 Dec Tiring of the fact that no one wanted to buy albums of experimental American primitive guitar music, but they bought White Christmas every year, John Fahey recorded an album of Christmas instrumentals. It was, by a margin, his bestselling record. Atypical of his work, but beautiful. What happened when they stayed up late to try to catch a glimpse of Santa? Rawls made a ton of Christmas albums, but his first from is the best. How would Christmas sound reimagined by Black Sabbath? Almost exactly as you would imagine, to be honest.
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Certain songs become ubiquitous every December, especially if you're tuning into one of around stations in the U. Below are the 10 most popular songs in that chart's history. Chances are, you've already heard all of them at least a dozen times this season, proving that holiday hits are truly the gifts that keep on giving to songwriters, at least! Since , George Michael 's onward-and-upward Christmas anthem has been a seasonal favorite, earning covers by everyone from Taylor Swift to Jimmy Eat World. Not only is it the best song I ever wrote, it's the best song anybody ever wrote!
Subscriber Account active since. The red and green decorations go up, hot chocolate is a preferred drink, and festive music plays in every possible store. Keep reading to find out which Christmas songs are the top-streamed in the US and globally, according to digital music service Spotify.