50 Best Christmas Songs Of All Time

List Of 50 Best Christmas Songs Of All Time:

#1 I’ll Be Home For Christmas (1943)

This Christmas song was written by composer Walter Kent and lyricist Kim Gannon and recorded in 1943 by Bing Crosby.

#2 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (1944)

It is a song written by composer Jule Styne and lyricist Sammy Cahn in July 1945.

#3 Wonderful Christmastime (1980)

It is a Christmas song by English musician Paul McCartney. ”Wonderful Christmastime” was recorded during the sessions for his solo album McCartney II.

#4 Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town (1985)

This song was written by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie.

#5 Christmas in Hollis (1987)

It is a single by Run-DMC that was included on two Christmas compilation albums.

#6 Stop the Cavalry (1980)

The song was performed by English musician Jona Lewie.

#7 It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (1951)

“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” was originally titled “It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas.” It was written in 1951 by Meredith Willson. 

#8 All I Want for Christmas Is You (1994)

It is a Christmas song by singer-songwriter Mariah Carey.

#9 Christmas Wrapping (1981)

“Christmas Wrapping” was first released on the 1981 compilation album A Christmas Record on ZE Records by the band the Waitresses. 

#10 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (1944)

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” was introduced by Judy Garland in the 1944 MGM musical Meet Me in St. Louis. Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin wrote it.

#11 Fairytale of New York (1987)

The song was written by Shane MacGowan and Jem Finer.

#12 Hard Candy Christmas (1982)

It was written by composer-lyricist Carol Hall for The Best Little Whorehouse.

#13 Let It Snow (1993)

The song was first performed by the R&B group Boyz II Men.

#14 Feliz Navidad (1970)

Singer and songwriter José Feliciano wrote the song.

#15 Santa Baby (1953)

It is performed by Eartha Kitt with Henri René and His Orchestra.

#16 Last Christmas (1984)

It is a song by English pop duo Wham! via Epic Records.

#17 White Christmas (1942)

Composer Irving Berlin wrote the song in 1942. Bing Crosby’s version of White Christmas sold more than 50 million copies worldwide.

#18 Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays (1998)

“Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” is part of the album Home for Christmas of boy band NSYNC.

#19 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (1952)

“I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” was first recorded by Jimmy Boyd in 1952. It is written by British songwriter Tommie Connor.

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#20 Blue Christmas (1957)

“Blue Christmas” was first recorded by Doye O’Dell in 1948. Elvis Presley also performed it.

#21 Deck the Halls (1984)

The song is part of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas — the first Christmas album released by the musical group Mannheim Steamroller.

#22 The Christmas Song (1945)

“The Christmas Song” is a classic Christmas song written by Mel Tormé and Robert Wells.

#23 Christmas Time (Is Here Again) (1995)

It is a Christmas song recorded by the Beatles for their fan club Christmas record.

#24 Believe (2004)

“Believe” is from the 2004 film The Polar Express.

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#25 8 Days of Christmas (2001)

It is part of the Christmas album released by R&B girl group Destiny’s Child via Columbia Records.

#26 Merry Christmas Baby (1947)

“Merry Christmas Baby” was originally recorded in 1947 by Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers.

#27 Just Like Christmas (1999)

The song is part of an EP released by the indie rock band Low in 1999.

#28 This Christmas (1970)

“This Christmas” was released in 1970 by soul musician Donny Hathaway via Atco Records.

#29 Frosty the Snowman (1950)

It was first recorded by Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys in 1950. The song was written by Steve Nelson and Walter “Jack” Rollins.

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#30 Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (1958)

“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” was first recorded by Brenda Lee in 1958.

#31 Must Be Santa (1960)

“Must Be Santa” was first released in November 1960 by Mitch Miller.

#32 Winter Wonderland (1966)

The song is part of The Dean Martin Christmas Album.

#33 A Holly Jolly Christmas (1965)

Have A Holly Jolly Christmas is a Christmas album by Burl Ives.

#34 One More Sleep (2013)

“One More Sleep” was written by Leona Lewis in collaboration with Bradford Ellis, Jez Ashurst, Iain James, and Richard “Biff” Stannard.

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#35 O Come, All Ye Faithful

It is a Christmas carol that has been attributed to various authors, including King John IV of Portugal, John Reading, and John Francis Wade.

#36 Jingle Bells

“Jingle Bells” was written by James Lord Pierpont.

#37 Mistletoe (2011)

“Mistletoe” is a Christmas song by Justin Bieber. It reached the top ten in Norway and Canada.

#38 Underneath the Tree

It is a song by American singer Kelly Clarkson.

#39 Santa Tell Me (2014)

“Santa Tell Me” was written by Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Ariana Grande.

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#40 It Doesn’t Often Snow at Christmas (2009)

The song is part of an EP released by the duo Pet Shop Boys.

#41 Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (1971)

It was released as a single by John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir.

#42 Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight) (1989)

The song is part of an album (Brain Drain) by the Ramones.

#43 The Christmas Waltz (1954)

It was written by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn for Frank Sinatra.

#44 It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (1963)

It is a Christmas song written in 1963 by George Wyle and Edward Pola.

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#45 Christmas Where We Are (2020)

”Christmas Where We Are” is part of an album (A Holly Dolly Christmas) released by Dolly Parton.

#46 You Make It Feel Like Christmas (2017)

It is from the album ”You Make It Feel Like Christmas” released by Gwen Stefani in October 2017 via Interscope Records.

#47 Mary’s Boy Child (1956)

It is a Christmas song written by Jester Hairston.

#48 We Need a Little Christmas (1966)

“We Need a Little Christmas” was first performed by Angela Lansbury in 1966.

#49 Someday at Christmas (2016)

The song is from the album ”Someday at Christmas” by Stevie Wonder.

#50 Christmas, Baby Please Come Home (1963)

Darlene Love originally sang it.

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