We're officially in the heart of the holiday season—which means it's perfectly acceptable to blast popular Christmas songs at an ear-screeching decibel. But what Christmas classic is the most popular of all time? Are you surprised? That song—not to mention the '94 Christmas album it comes from—is cultural canon!
Will Ava Max, the Jonas Brothers or Dolly Parton challenge Mariah with their new Christmas singles?
The most popular Christmas songs on iTunes. Though this is mainly an Xmas chart, it is not exclusive to Christmas songs or carols. During other holiday periods, especially Halloween , you will find plenty of non-Christmas songs on this chart. To listen to and to download the music you must have Apple's iTunes player installed on your system. Holiday chart updated daily. Mary, Did You Know? Last Christmas Single Version Wham! Hard Candy Christmas Dolly Parton. Merry Christmas Darling Remix Carpenters. Light of the World Lauren Daigle.
Here's a look at some of the brand-new Christmas offerings for - check out the longer playlist at the bottom of the page. Kelly Clarkson already has one modern Christmas classic under belt with Underneath The Tree, but it seems she won't be satisfied until she's added to her collection. A duet with US country music star Brett Eldredge, Under The Mistletoe is an original composition from the original American Idol that packs enough pep to take you all the way through to the big day. Kelly's last full-length Christmas release was 's Wrapped In Red. Her first festive-themed LP, The Voice coach even wrote some original songs for the album alongside members of her own family, including the horns-aplenty, sweet-as-candy cut I Believe In Santa. After riding all the way to two weeks at Number 1 with country-rap single Old Town Road in , Lil Nas X has continued to entertain us with his genre-defying tracks, including follow-up single Panini. Now he's back and shinier than ever with Holiday, a space-age track featuring all of Lil Nas X's catchy trimmings. She's even brought god-daughter Miley Cyrus along for the ride on Christmas Is, a far-cry away from the 80s power pop of Miley's latest Top 5 hit Midnight Sky , we have to admit. A far cry away of the gothic-tinged pop of her biggest hits Sweet But Psycho and Kings and Queens, Christmas Without You an original composition sees Ava in a more contemplative frame of mind as she faces the holiday season alone.
From Carly Rae Jepsen to Liam Payne, these are the fresh tracks vying for a spot in the Christmas song canon this festive season. Will they succeed? Well, we can't predict the future, but in the meantime we're pretty sure they'll give you a hit of much-needed festive cheer after one hell of a year…. Like tongue-in-cheek vintage songstresses? High-energy Motown bops? Cosy yuletide crooning?