Christmas music is everywhere, what's your favorite song?
We love Christmas and besides presents, the best part of Christmas is the music. We started our own little Turntable of Christmas music here in the office, and we want to know what's your favorite song?
Holding holiday cheer down in the '90s is sweet songbird Mariah Carey. Even if you hate Mariah Carey or hate mega-manufactured Christmas albums, this song will have you changing your mind for three minutes and fifty-five seconds of pure unadulterated, saccharine-soaked bliss.
In 1957 Elvis turned this country song of unrequited love into a rock 'n roll holiday classic. The song has been covered more than 65 times but never with the gritty emotion Elvis brought to it.
Who doesn't love the thought of 'chestnuts roasting on an open fire'? Malkes you all warm and toasty inside. Mel Tormé wrote this Christmas classic in 1944 and it became the most performed Christmas song of all time. This is the 1961 Nat "King" Cole quintessential version.
This quintessential Christmas classic combines the reminiscent lyrics of a perfect, nostalgic holiday with the rich vocal inflections of the beloved Bing Crosby. There's a reason this 1954 version, penned by Irving Berlin for the film Holiday Inn, is the best-selling single of all time.
After the stockings are hung and the milk and cookies are laid out for Old St. Nick, add a little spice to your Christmas with Eartha Kitt's 1953 original Santa Baby. The sultry singer (who also lent her seductive voice to the role of Catwoman) made Santa Baby, one of first Christmas novelty songs, a holiday classic.
It’s hard not to be jolly when singing along with Alvin and the gang’s The Chipmunk Song. This cartoon-crooned carol has been spreading cheer for decades, and reached #1 on the Billboard charts back in 1958.