It’s pretty difficult to not be a fan of Christmas…the holiday cheer in the air is contagious! Whether your favorite part of the holiday is your neighbor’s famous cookie swap, the annual carolers who come around, or the sweet pine smell of your Christmas tree, you have to admit just how great this time of year is! Christmas is regarded by many as the best holiday there is…and that’s quite a statement! Along with all that is great about Christmas, we obviously can’t leave out the amazing music that comes with it. Don’t be surprised if you start to hear the tunes of “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” or “Silent Night” in early November. Most people will begin to listen to these catchy songs right after Halloween has come and gone. If you aren’t a fan, you better become one, because this music is hard to avoid during the season!
Christmas songs are unique in that there are about 20 great hits, but new artists do their own remakes each year. The song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” has millions of versions; think rap, classical, pop and country! We hate to admit it, but occasionally the artist’s covers are even better than the originals! Enjoy our list, and Merry Christmas!
The 2018 List
- All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
- Last Christmas – Wham!
- Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love
- White Christmas – Bing Crosby
- Fairytale of New York – The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl
- Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses
- Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band Aid
- Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
- Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon & Yoko Ono
- Merry Christmas Baby – Ike and Tina Turner
- Christmas Rappin’ – Kurtis Blow
- Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Dean Martin
- Step Into Christmas – Elton John
- Driving Home for Christmas – Chris Rea
- Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Jackson 5
- Christmas in Hollis – Run-DMC
- Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley
- Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto – James Brown
- Wonderful Christmas Time – Paul McCartney
- 8 Days of Christmas – Destiny’s Child
Put your headphones on, and your vocal cords ready…it’s Christmas music time!