Top Ten Best Christmas Songs


The Top Ten

1 Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms

For me this song is the best of them all. Even though Jingle Bells and We Wish You A Merry Christmas are pretty good too. I just love Christmas songs. Especially Jingle Bell Rock. I am so so so so happy he is on this list, really happy, yes! Now I have the song stuck in my head, laugh out loud. I have never heard Waiting For Christmas, but I am sure it is probably a very very good one. Ahhh, now I have lots of Christmas songs stuck in my head, help me!

I've tried not to like this but it's impossible. It's on Home Alone and whenever this is played, I think of family. I love them. - Britgirl

This song is Christmas, it's sweet, upbeat, catchy, and is lovely to listen to. It's fun to dance along with as well. Truly the greatest song about this holiday ever written! That's the jingle bell, that's the jingle bell, that's he jingle bell rock!

Yes I love it I was worried this wouldn't be here but it is so YEEEAAHH!

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2 All I Want for Christmas is You

This song is so catchy. It gets you in the Christmas spirit from the moment you hear it. It is lively, upbeat and happy and gets you in a good mood. Great song

the greatest addition from the modern times to the christmass song list - lilvsinhala

This is by far one of my favorite Christmas songs ever!

My favorite is underneath the tree but I like this song to

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3 Waiting for Christmas

Best Christmas song ever
Menowin is the most charming singer I've ever known. I love his voice so much!

Great song, great singer! This one deserves being on the top of the list! I hope it will stay there! Good luck Menowin!

Menowin is a remarkable newcomer with a very unique and impressive voice. Waiting for Christmas.. His second single release is a wonderful, emotional ballad and his voice goes straight to your heart. I'm looking forward to his 3rd single in january and his first album in spring 2012 :-)

Never heard of it

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4 Silent Night - Josh Groban

I mean, this song and his voice is great and all, but I'm not sure if I would put this against Josh's own "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "Believe", and "O Holy Night"...

A Classic!

5 White Christmas

This is ridiculous. "White Christmas" is the most famous Christmas song along with "Silent Night". Who's voting here. It must be a very young crowd. And "Jingle Bell Rock" is ahead of "Jingle Bells". I'm baffled.

Because Jingle Bell Rock is a better song musically, whereas "Jingle Bells" is THE song to sing with the family in my humble opinion

Reminds me of Christmas Past, brings joy into Christmas Present and reminds me to pray for a better future Christmas for those who are far from home. Christmas can be a lonely time especially for our men and women in uniform.

Can't have Christmas without white snow

Christmas with no snow is no Christmas spirit you better go north were it always snows

Fun fact: This song was written by a Jew. Jews don't celebrate Christmas. Well most don't. I kinda do. - 445956

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6 Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

It's the best Christmas song in my book. Its entertaining for adults and kids. It makes me happy when I listen to it, unlike songs like Silent Night

This is the best song for Christmas

I love Rudolph the red nosed reindeer. He is my favorite person in his movie. I think that he should win first place in the top ten Christmas countdown.

Classic. - PeeledBanana

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7 Do They Know Its Christmas - Band Aid

This should come in at least top 2. I feel as if Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas" is slightly underrated.

This song should be much higher than top 7.

I love the 2014 version. Like don't call me a weirdo but I even love listening to this song when it is NOT Christmas time. - sryanbruen

This is my fave non original Christmas song of all time! - Curti2594

It is great xx

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8 Last Christmas - Wham!

I love this song! I sing it all year round! Off course by now my family dread it because I sing it so much, if you think about it surely the love from last year was special as well... I love it so much so I don't care if people think it's rubbish or if it doesn't make sense, it's brilliant and catchy!

Last Christmas, I gave you my heart, but the very last day, you gave it away! - Anthony8913

I love this song but my friend hates it. Oh well, it's still my Christmas favorite

So catchy

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9 Jingle Bells

Willie Nelson does the greatest version of this great Christmas song

Everyone songs this song every Christmas! This song is the Christmas theme song! Hope can this possibly be #12?! This had to be on top!

This is the only one I know that's on this list

Even if it's number 9 right now, it is easily the most famous one out of all, most people would know this song above others

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10 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town - Mariah Carey

It tells kids you better be good or else you won't get presents...

I agree it should be in top five many even the top three...

Santa is not real this song should not exist hear the truth

She is so talented she should be on the radio. Execpt with no christmas songs

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The Contenders

11 Happy Xmas [with the Harlem Community Choir] - John & Yoko and the Plastic Ono Band

Happy Xmas (War Is Over) to me is the only Christmas song out there that brings any emotions to me. Normally I find Christmas songs to be extremely cheesy and fail to get me in a good mood for Christmas. While this song may be a little sad for a Christmas song, what it does right is just being a proper song in general without trying too hard to "sound like" Christmas. Not about Santa Claus, not about Jesus, not about a girlfriend, but about everyone, the people.

It is such a beautiful song. There aren't many songs that even come close to Lennon's status, but when when he sings about something as beautiful as Christmas, he's officially the best.

The meaning behind this song is unbelievable. If this isn't #1, you must not know the true meaning of the holidays

Awesome song

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12 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

I love this song. Every time I hear it, I think of a warm fireplace, and a glistening Christmas tree, and a family gathered together around the fire, just happy to be with each other, and all of my worries just wash away. This song makes me so happy, and at the same time, a little sad, because I think of that beautiful scene, and I wish I could be there; it's just that good. Every time I listen to this song, I cry, and it's the only time I've ever cried, and at the same time, felt so incredibly happy. The song is just so powerful, but in a way that is just so calm and peaceful, and beautiful. This song always helps me put my life into perspective, regardless of what time of year it is, because it reminds me of what really matters, and the little things? Forget about them.
I love this song, and if you're ever getting stressed out about anything, whether it's a huge test coming up, or a job interview, or financial difficulties, or anything, do me a personal favor: listen to this ...more

Please, everybody, listen to the Frank Sinatra version of this song.

It's my personal favorite although all other versions of course are awesome to listen to as well. It literally gives me goosebumps for how amazingly he sings it. Listening to Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas gives me endless memories of playing in the snow, a beautiful Christmas tree in the house, everybody cheery and enjoying the holiday spirit. "Here we are as in olden days, happy golden days of yore. Faithful friends who are dead to us gather near to us once more". This line summarizes the spirit of Christmas and why even non-Christians love it so dearly. Because it's about spending what little time we have with each other and to think of the good times. So thanks for reading "and have yourself, a merry little Christmas, now."

This is another one that goes on my Favorite Christmas Songs List. - CandySmith

Yes! Listen to the Judy Garland version!

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13 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee

Love it! Especially the Brenda Lee version! Played that on the guitar and sang it. This song should no doubt be no. 1 by a long shot!

Best Christmas song! My dad played it in the Christmas band!

Very fun energetic Christmas song, love the Home Alone scene when this one is playing

This song has raised spirits all over the world, this song is truly the song of Christmas. marry Christmas Brenda lee

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14 Carol of the Bells

This song brings me in the ultimate Christmas mood, really by Trans Siberian Orchestra! I play this song on the piano so much, and you can even make your own version too!

If you count Family Force 5's version, then I guess this is one of the best Christmas songs.

Not only is it the best Christmas song, but the best song ever.

This song might be the reason symphonic metal exists - 445956

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15 Fairytale of New York

This is such a good song, it should at least be in the top ten. It's good because it's an alternative Christmas song and is about hard times at Christmas, and shows a different side to Christmas instead of just jolly songs.

Not only the best Christmas song one of the best songs ever

Easily the best Christmas, although the video is awful because he can't mime to save his life.

Best Christmas song ever made!

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16 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)

this my faveorite because it brings back so many christmas memories for me. My family would always listen to this in the car around christmas time.

When I was a baby, when I used to cry (no matter the time of year) my father put on this song on our living room loud speakers and I would go into some type of trance and stared off into space... good times ;).

When you listen to this song you feel that yes, its Christmas and everything is beautiful outside

The best, most nostalgic christmas song

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17 O Holy Night

Jackie Evancho sings the best version (s) ever. Magnificent voice, powerful emotions.

Anybody who believes that Miss Jackie Evancho has not "showmanship" has never seen her live in concert. That young lady emotionally connects with the audience like no one I have ever experienced ion my 54 years. Her performances are absolutely spellbinding. True, she does not resort to "shock" theatrics by wearing "meat dresses;" and nor does she degrade herself by strutting half naked or "twerking"... but then Miss Evancho has real talent, and thus does not need to use such props to fill in the gaps.

NOBODY, absolutely NOBODY, sings this a s beautifully as Miss Jacqueline Marie Evancho - incredibly emotional performance, her stellar voice having a power so profound that brought me to tears several times. An incredible singer that stuns your senses and commands your full attention.


JUST STOP - 445956

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18 Merry Christmas Everybody - Slade

You just cannot beat this song it's the best of the best!

So is he for some reason wishing the Teen Titans a Merry Christmas? (Joke) - 445956

Can't help thinking of Christmas Every time this plays

This is the archetpypal Christmas song in my family - reminds me of Christmases gone by

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19 Hark the Herald Angels Sing

I love this song, not only is it my favourite Christmas song it's 1 of my favourite songs EVER. I much prefer The Christmas songs about Jesus rather than songs about Rudolph & Santa. A reminder of why we are celebrating Christmas, Birth of JESUS!

This is 1 of my favorites, I prefer the Christmas songs about Jesus they are more traditional and remind us of why we are actually celebrating Christmas.

A Beautiful song about the true meaning of Christmas. The Birth of JESUS CHRIST. Best Christmas song ever in my opinion.

This song should be Number 1, in my strongest opinion. It's about the true meaning of Christmas: the birth of Jesus.

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20 Deck the Halls

This should be number 1! best song ever!

Are you kidding me! Top ten. No questions asked

It's the best Christmas carol ever

Why the hell is it not in the top 10

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