Top 100 Most Popular Classic Christmas Songs & Covers

Christmas is a time of magic and wonder. And nothing magical or wonderous is complete without some music. This is why most artists get into the holiday spirit during Christmas time and release their own original holiday music or recreate their favorite Christmas classics. Either way, there are a whole lot of Christmas songs out there to celebrate the holiday spirit.

The list below is of some of the most popular Christmas songs from several generations ago until now. We have songs by greats such as Aretha Franklin, Nat “King” Cole, Elvis Presley, and Eric Clapton to more recent greats such as Michael Bublé, Blake Shelton, Mariah Carey, and Josh Groban.

The list below is in no particular order. It merely a collection of some of the best Christmas songs out there, and as time passes on, the list might change to match the times.

List of Best 100 Christmas Songs & Covers

  1. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas – Michael Bublé
  2. This Christmas – Pink Sweat$ & Donny Hathaway
  3. Little Drummer Boy (Rewrapped) – for KING & COUNTRY
  4. Christmas Eve – Kelly Clarkson
  5. Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Brett Eldredge (feat. Meghan Trainor)
  6. Please Come Home for Christmas – Eagles
  7. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
  8. Silent Night – Two Story Road
  9. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Dan + Shay
  10. At Christmas Time – Luther Vandross
  11. Cold In December – Josie Dunne
  12. Driving Home for Christmas – Chris Rea
  13. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
  14. Home – Blake Shelton (feat. Michael Bublé)
  15. Last Christmas – Wham!
  16. Where Are You Christmas – Faith Hill
  17. Candy Cane Lane – Sia
  18. Finally It’s Christmas – Hanson
  19. Deck the Halls – Mannheim Steamroller
  20. ¿Dónde Está Santa Claus? – Los Lobos
  21. Mr. Grinch – Dailey & Vincent
  22. Christmas Wrapping (Remastered) – The Waitresses
  23. The Christmas Song – Natalie Cole
  24. Frosty the Snowman – The Ronettes
  25. Santa Baby – Kylie Minogue
  26. White Christmas – Michael Bublé
  27. Believe – Josh Groban
  28. A Holly Jolly Christmas – Brett Eldredge
  29. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town (Live at C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY – December 1975) – Bruce Springsteen
  30. Christmas Eve / Sarajevo 12/24 (Instrumental) [2016 Remaster] – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  31. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Josh Groban
  32. This Christmas – Hunter Hayes
  33. Feliz Navidad – José Feliciano
  34. Sleigh Ride – Runaway June
  35. Little Saint Nick (Single Version) – The Beach Boys
  36. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – Josh Groban
  37. Count On Christmas – Bebe Rexha
  38. Merry Christmas, Baby – Otis Redding
  39. White Christmas – Eric Clapton
  40. Same Old Lang Syne – Dan Fogelberg
  41. Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Martina McBride
  42. Rocking Around the Christmas Tree – Dailey & Vincent
  43. When a Child Is Born – Johnny Mathis
  44. Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band Aid
  45. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! – Dean Martin
  46. Step Into Christmas – Elton John
  47. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon, The Harlem Community Choir, The Plastic Ono Band & Yoko Ono
  48. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – Jackson 5
  49. Wonderful Christmastime – Straight No Chaser (feat. Paul McCartney)
  50. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Michael Bublé
  51. Merry Christmas Baby (2014 CMA Country Christmas Performance) – Hunter Hayes
  52. Christmas Eve – Blake Shelton
  53. 2000 Miles – Pretenders
  54. Linus and Lucy – Vince Guaraldi Trio
  55. Baby It’s Cold Outside – Idina Menzel (Duet with Michael Bublé)
  56. White Christmas – The Drifters
  57. Winter Wonderland – Andra Day
  58. Christmas Tree – Zac Brown Band (feat. Sara Bareilles)
  59. Run Rudolph Run – Keith Richards
  60. Peace On Earth / The Little Drummer Boy – Bing Crosby & David Bowie
  61. The Christmas Song (Live) – Chris Isaak (feat. Michael Bublé)
  62. White Christmas / Winter Wonderland – Michael McDonald (feat. Jonny Lang)
  63. Christmas Time Is Here – Josh Groban (with Tony Bennett)
  64. White Christmas – Michael Bublé (with Shania Twain)
  65. Snowman – Sia
  66. What Christmas Means to Me – CeeLo Green
  67. Jingle Bell Rock (Special Nashville Edition) – Bobby Helms
  68. The Christmas Song – Al Jarreau
  69. This Christmas – Seal
  70. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Michael Bublé
  71. There’s a New Kid In Town – Blake Shelton (feat. Kelly Clarkson)
  72. The First Noël – Josh Groban (with Faith Hill)
  73. Sleigh Ride – The Ronettes
  74. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Andy Williams
  75. Little Drummer Boy – Josh Groban
  76. Holly Jolly Christmas – Michael Bublé
  77. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays – *NSYNC
  78. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love
  79. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – Brett Eldredge
  80. The 12 Days of Christmas – Straight No Chaser
  81. White Christmas – Mason Ramsey
  82. What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? – Idina Menzel
  83. I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Michael Bublé
  84. Christmas Lights – Coldplay
  85. Here Comes Santa Claus – Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters
  86. I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Nora Collins
  87. Wonderful Christmastime (Edited Version) – Paul McCartney
  88. Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight) [Single Version] – Ramones
  89. Unwrap You at Christmas – The Monkees
  90. Someday at Christmas – Stevie Wonder & Andra Day
  91. The Polar Express – Tom Hanks
  92. Feels Like Christmas – Straight No Chaser (feat. Jana Kramer)
  93. Christmas Time Is Here (Vocal Version) – Vince Guaraldi Trio
  94. Believe – Josh Groban
  95. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Remix) [Remastered] – Bing Crosby
  96. Silent Night (Solo Piano Version) – Aretha Franklin
  97. The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You) – Nat “King” Cole
  98. Christmas Canon (2016 Remaster) – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  99. Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley
  100. Boogie Woogie Santa Claus – The Brian Setzer Orchestra

What are your favorite Christmas songs and artists? Drop a comment below. And make sure to wish everyone a wonderful Christmas season!

Adam McDonald

Hi! I am the founder and lead author and editor of Justrandomthings music community. A vast range of personal interests from Hip-Hop to Country to Hard Rock and Punk music will keep you entertained.

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