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The Top 10 Best Christmas Songs

I guarantee you will add ALL of these to your favorite playlist

The holidays are a special time, Christmas is well known for having the most songs about it. With so many options it hard to choose what to listen too. Well, here is the best of them all.


Silent night (

A classic church song, soothing and ethereal in tone. This song is soothing and associated with many Christmas rituals. originally written in German in was later translated by a young Austrian priest named Joseph Mohr. The song tells of Jesus birth. this song always puts a smile on my face and makes me feel true peace. Silent night invokes the purest Christmas spirit.

God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen (

The song linked was performed by an acapella group named Pentatonix, their unique style and extreme mewing lends to a true masterpiece. This song also tells of the birth of Christ. its melody and lyrics are something truly wonderful. this specific version is so uniquely wonderful because of the singer’s jaw dropping voices. Twice in the song the begin at a low and slow singing while slowly speed up and raise their voice.

Joy to the World (”Joy to the World” is an English Christmas carol. It was written in 1719 by the English minister and hymnwriter Isaac Watts, and its lyrics are a Christian reinterpretation of Psalm 98. this song finds itself on the list because of its amazing use of horns and piano. What really gives this song and edge is the melody and harmonies of the choir. Their voices raise in song like something preformed by angels themselves.

Ding Dong Merrily on High (

Although not well know, its unique ability to get stuck in your head is mind-blowing. to truly enjoy this song you must be engulfed by the beautiful chimes and voices, something achieved when played on full blast.

 Gloria Hosanna in excelsis means Glory! Hosanna in the highest.

Happy Xmas(War is Over) ( Preformed by john Lennon, war is over’s tone is that of exhaustion and disbelief in relation to the Vietnam war. It gives the feeling that he has suffered through so much and yet he is now expected to be happy and joyful because it is Christmas time. His emotional singing makes you feel like your in a music video and the background singers only lend to that feeling.

Carol of the Bells ( The first link is to Mykola Leontovych’s version, an orchestral song envelopes the feeling of Christmas. the lyrics are that of cheer and jubilee. The second link is a version preformed by Lindsey Stirling. Its main focus in on the violin. its slight variation from the original gives it a uniqueness which completely sets it apart. the composition of it highlights the beauty of the violin as an instrument.

The First Noel ( Although I despise Carrie underwood for no reason, she does an excellent job when accompanied by a guitar. The first noel is slow and rhythmic similar to silent night, it also details the birth of Jesus Christ. A classic which defines the Christmas spirit. 

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year ( Andy Williams a true musical prodigy and genius shines bright with this merry song. His detailing of “the most wonderful time of the year” invoke memories of your own.

Last Christmas (

A break from the normal Christmas song topics, the last Christmas makes great use of instruments and the feeling of seasonal love.

Little Drummer Boy (

Justin Bieber is the single greatest musician to ever live, this song only backs that up. i have no idea who Busta rhymes is but he’s chill I guess, probably because he knows Justin Bieber. He is so humble in this song singing about poor people.


The First Noel (Josh Groban Version)

Rudolph the red nose reindeer



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