With the holidays literally around the corner, we have compiled a top 10 most popular Christmas songs researched by Billboard. They may seem to come early every year and can get annoying with repetitive playing, but there is no doubt that these 10 songs are crowd favorites. All have their own connection with different people and give their own flair in order to get people in the holiday spirit.
1)All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
Arguably known as THE Christmas classic, this song is a Christmas party classic. As it should be, entering the Billboard Hot 100 list every December.
2) Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
Another Christmas classic that gets everyone cheerful for a great holiday season. So popular that it was featured in the Christmas film, Home Alone.
3) The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) – Nat King Cole
Known mostly for its opening line, “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire”, this Christmas classic is perfect for listening to as you huddle up by the fire sipping on hot chocolate.
4) Jingle Bell Rock – Buddy Helms
This country classic has been made a staple song when it comes to the Christmas season. From homes to department stores, there is no escaping this catchy tune.
5) Feliz Navidad – Jose Feliciano
This Spanglish sing along tune has become a fan favorite during the holiday season.
6) A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
One of country’s most-covered Christmas song, this tune was first sung on the Christmas special Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer. Since then it has been in rotation every Christmas.
7) Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
This song has become more popular from year to year. A medley of other Christmas songs with a rock edge is always a good way to get everyone excited for the holiday cheer!
8) White Christmas – Bing Crosby
As the best selling single of all time, it is no wonder why this song makes the top 10 list.
9) Its The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year – Andy Williams
Next to a couple of other songs on this list when you think Christmas, this song automatically comes to mind.
10) Last Christmas – Wham!
This up beat Christmas classic has been a classic sing along since its birth and does not seem to be slowing down anytime soon.