Top 10 Most Played Christmas Songs
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way…
Light up the fireplace, eggnogs prepared to your liking, ginger- the ultimate spice for the season for your hot cup of tea with gingerbread or cookies, put on your best multi-colored sweater, light up the Christmas tree and put on the stereo for some good relaxing music and carols.
Christmas brings joy, nostalgia, and togetherness all around the world.
To the millions of Christians around the world, they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ the son of God.
This coming holiday season has a lot of euphoria and peacefulness.
The spirit of gift-giving and sharing becomes mainstreamed in everyone.
What brings in the subtle feel-good inner feeling are the holiday songs.
Most of them being all-time classics not leaving out Christmas carols. Here are the most played songs about Christmas loved by many.
“All I Want for Christmas Is You,” By Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas is you” has never been left out in people’s playlist. It has been on top 100 billboard charts year in year out every December.
She has always been on top of her classical music from the 90s till the present time.
“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” by Brenda Lee
13-year-old Brenda Lee brought in rock ‘n’ roll to Christmas. “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” was written by Johnny Marks who was a formidable Jewish songwriter.
The song is even featured in the movie “Home Alone”.
“All Alone on Christmas,” By Darlene Love
Written specifically to feature in the family adventure and buster movie “Home Alone 2”, Darlene Love totally nailed it.
The vocals and toping up with the soft bells to bring Christmas to feel to life.
“White Christmas,” By Bing Cosby
Academy Awards in 1943 awarded “White Christmas” the best original song after it featured in the movie “Holiday Inn”.
Bing Cosby and his outstanding prowess, dovetailed the song to its present glory.
Still being played every year in radios, the song was written by Irving Berlin.
“A Holly Jolly Christmas,” By Burl Ives
Just as many songs have featured in Christmas movies, Burl Ives’s “A Holly Jolly Christmas” cannot be left out. Burl also does the narration in the movie, ”Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”.
To usher in the Christmas jolly mood, this is one of the songs not to be left out.
“Hard Candy Christmas,” By Dolly Parton
The Texas sensation’s songs have graced the playlists of many around the world. It is not a Christmas without Dolly Parton.
She has collaborated with many top musicians and has by far warmed souls with her majestic voice.
“Hard Candy Christmas” just as its title will keep you snuggled up and effortlessly makes you sing along to it.
“Santa’s Beard,” By The Beach Boys
This amazing group brought something different. A Christmas song with a touch of humor and unlike the jingling bells, they brought forth toe-tapping.
Santa’s beard is what you listen to for a laugh. Based on a true story, in their lyrics, they sing about Mike Love’s brother who clung on to fake Santa’s beard.
“Christmas Time Is Here,” By Vince Guaraldi Trio
Charlie Brown and his counterpart are always on the go as they usher in the festive season by finding its relevance overshadowed by the business aspect of it.
The Christmas special by the pianist Vince Guaraldi was performed by a choir.
“The Twelve Pains Of Christmas,” By Bob Rivers
Eggnogs have different ways of preparing as well as there are those that like a bit of liquor in. Imagine having one too many of those.
Or better yet, there is so much that is put into preparation for Christmas is it buying of gifts, finding the perfect tree and stocking the house.
Now imagine all this hilariously put together in a song in an all-time classic by Bob Rivers. An all-time classic it is.
“Underneath The Tree,” By Kelly Clarkson
Glorified singer and vocalist Kelly Clarkson could not get left out in this countdown.
She graces Christmas by singing about a couple finding love during the Christmas festivities.