If you are anything like me, you already have your Christmas tree up and your Christmas songs playlist set on repeat 😊.
Oh yeah, it is that time of the year again, time to laugh and forget about our worries, spend time with family and friends and be merry.
What better way to get In the Christmas spirit than to blast the best Christmas songs ever on our sound system and binge watch some classic Christmas movies.
So, whether you are singing along while driving to work, on the outlook for a great tracklist while putting up your Christmas decorations, or busy wrapping all those wonderful Christmas presents, or just listening to Christmas songs for the sake of it.
Nothing beats having the best Christmas songs playing to get you in that wonderful Christmas mood.
We have put together the best Christmas songs playlist of all time, it has a mix of old school original hits and some more modern tunes. Have a browse through, you won’t regret it😊.
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All I Want for Christmas Is You
Oh yeah, this song is evergreen, I can listen to it all year round, The Mariah Carey version is so good and so groovy. Listening to this classic Christmas song will definitely make you dance and forget your sorrows.
Angels We Have Heard on High
Angels we have heard on high is a French Christmas carol that was translated to English by James Chadwick, it first appeared in ‘Crown of Jesus’ in 1862. The original version of this Christmas song is great, but I love this upbeat version by the Pentatonix.
AULD LANG SYNE (Christmas Song)
Auld Lang Syne is a traditional Scottish Christmas song. The song takes place on Christmas Eve and this is because the details of the lyrics were taken from a true-life encounter that the songwriter actually experienced.
Away In a Manger (Christmas Song)
Away in a manager is one of the most popular Christmas carol ever sung. It’s a very popular Christmas song for kids, especially during nativity plays.
Baby it’s Cold Outside(Christmas Song)– Idina Menzel FT. Michael Buble
Although the lyrics make no mention of Christmas, it is popularly regarded as a Christmas song owing to its winter theme. This Christmas song is a bit controversial, I think it’s alright anyway. It’s good music.
Blue Christmas– Elvis Presley, Martina McBride
Blue Christmas is a classic Christmas song most famously performed by Elvis Presley. It doesn’t have to be Christmas to enjoy this wonderful Christmas song.
Carol of the Bells- Pentatonix
This is a very popular Christmas song, it is originally composed by a Ukrainian, although I can’t help but love this version by Pentatonix, you’ll love it too I promise.
Christmas Is Coming– Jason Gray
This is one Christmas song that gets you prepared for Christmas. Furthermore, it’s a classic Christmas song that’ll remind you what Christmas is all about.
Deck the Halls
Firstly, this is a traditional Christmas song that is originally Welsh, which was translated to English.
It’s a classic Christmas song that is on everyone’s playlist , you will most likely hear this song blasting on the radio and in shopping malls.
Ding Dong! Merrily on High
If you are searching for Christmas songs for kids, this should be on your list. I remember always running out of breath when we start singing the verse, Glo….. hehehe.
Do You Hear What I Hear– Bing Crosby
Bing Crosby’s version of this Christmas song still remains the best version ever sung. It’s a Christmas classic that ignites all the dormant Christmas spirit in you, lol.
Feliz Navidad – Jose Feliciano
No matter how down you are, this Christmas song will lift your spirit and make you move your body. It’s a classic Christmas song and Feliz Navidad is a Spanish phrase that means ‘Merry Christmas’.
Frosty the Snowman
This is one of the best Christmas songs for Kids, it tells a tale about Frosty the snowman. I can listen to this song any time of the year, it can be enjoyed by all ages.
Good King Wenceslas– Traditional Choir
So according to history, Wenceslas was the duke of Bohemia. He always went around giving the poor, orphaned, widowed, and imprisoned gifts in the evening.
This classic Christmas song is an amazing song that will inspire you to put aside your personal wants and help the less fortunate with their needs.
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing– Celtic Woman
This Christmas song was composed by Charles Wesley the brother of John Wesley (founder of the Methodist church).
Little did he know that this song will become a Christmas classic.
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
I find this Christmas song very relaxing.
It’s my go to Christmas song when I want to have a quiet time or when I am trying to unwind after a stressful day.
Here Comes Santa Claus– Disney
This Christmas song should be on your kids Christmas song playlist. It is fun and Christmassy.
Holly Jolly Christmas– Micheal Buble
I do hope we all have a holly jolly Christmas this year. This Christmas song gives me hope that Christmas this year will be fab.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
This is one of the best Christmas songs ever. This rendition by Casting Crown gives so much meaning to this song.
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus’ is a classic Christmas song with music and lyrics by British songwriter Tommie Connor.
This song has been covered by so many artists, however my favourite rendition was done by The Jackson 5.
I Saw Three Ships– Christmas songs
This Christmas song is so upbeat, and it will definitely get you pumped up about Jesus’s birth and Christmas. Listen and be merry:).
I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
There is a very cute story about this Christmas song; It was originally sung by a little 10-year-old girl in 1953 in Oklahoma to raise money so that the Oklahoma Zoo could get their first hippopotamus.
This Christmas song became a hit after the fundraiser. It’s a great Christmas song for kids.
I’ll Be Home for Christmas– Christmas Songs by Bing Crosby
This song is definitely a classic Christmas song , this song was a heartfelt tribute by Bing Cosby to the soldiers that fought in World War II.
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear– Christmas Songs by Celtic Woman
This is a very beautiful Christmas song, the lyrics are great. It portrays the true meaning of Christmas and this rendition by Celtic woman will give you goosebumps.
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” by Michael Bublé
This is one of the best Christmas songs ever, it is one of my go-to songs when I am counting down to Christmas day. It gives that cozy holiday feeling. Listen and enjoy it.
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year- Andy Williams
Oh this Christmas Song is truly a classic, it talks about all the beautiful things that happens during Christmas.
Christmas is definitely the happiest time of the year, a time when family and friends come together to have a good time.
Jingle Bell Rock – Christmas Songs by Glee
This Classic Christmas song is definitely one of the best Christmas songs ever.
Any time i hear this song, it always reminds me of the movie , Home Alone. If you haven’t seen Home Alone you should, it’s so good.
Jingle Bells(Christmas Song)
Okay, I would say no Christmas is complete if you haven’t played or sang along to jingle bell.
You can’t help but love this Christmas song 😍. It is usually one of the first Christmas songs kids learn to sing.
Joy to the world – Christmas Songs by Pentatonix
This classic Christmas song will get you pumped up for Christmas. It is a beautiful song and this rendition by Pentatonix will definitely lift your spirit up and get you dancing.
Let It, Snow Christmas Songs by Dean Martin
Without a doubt, Christmas songs always make me feel better and this classic Christmas song which wasn’t originally a song for Christmas is no exception.
Little Drummer Boy
I can’t help but love this song, it’s one of the best songs about Christmas.
It makes me feel nostalgic about my childhood.
Mary did you know– Pentatonix
I can’t help but love this Christmas song, it’s not a song for Christmas only. I can listen to this song anytime of the year. It’s beautiful and spiritual.
O, Holy Night(Christmas Songs)
I love this song so much, it is definitely one of my favourite Christmas songs ever. It’s such a beautiful Christmas song and simply a masterpiece.
Oh Christmas Tree- Christmas Songs by Aretha Franklin
This is a Christmas song you sing when putting up your Christmas tree, lol. Christmas is such a wonderful time of the year!
Oh Come, All Ye Faithful
This classic Christmas song reminds me of my childhood. Also, I get all that wonderful Christmas feeling whenever I listen to it.
Oh Come, Oh Come, Emmanuel
This Christmas song is very spiritual and deep. I love that it makes you appreciate the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. He is the reason for the season anyway.
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
This is another song that reminds me of the movie Home Alone.
In case you haven’t realised it’s my favourite Christmas movie.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer– Christmas songs and Carols
This Christmas song reminds me of my childhood. It’s a great Christmas song for kids. Popularly sung during Christmas carols in schools.
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
This is definitely one of the best Christmas songs for kids. It was one of my favourite childhood Christmas songs. Santa Claus had better come to town😋.
This classic Christmas song is so peaceful and relaxing. It’ll give you peace and make you feel good.
Silver Bells Christmas Songs by Jim Reeves
This classic Christmas song reminds me of my dad. He loves this song and I have grown to love it too.
The Christmas Songs (Chestnuts)– Michael Buble
This is a beautiful Christmas song to listen to when it’s snowing, you’re putting up your tree and having a good time with your family.
The First Noel – Christmas Songs by Pentatonix
The First Noel is a traditional English Christmas carol with Cornish origin.
This classic Christmas song is simply amazing and great to listen to.
The Holly and The Ivy
The Holly and the Ivy is a beautiful classic Christmas song. I remember singing Christmas Carols in my primary school choir and this was one of the songs we sang.
The Twelve Days of Christmas
This Christmas song is one of the best Christmas songs for kids.
No school’s Christmas carol is complete without The 12 days of Christmas.
We Three Kings
I remember singing this Christmas song in primary school during our Christmas carol. So many beautiful memories just flooding back.
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
This is no doubt a great song for your Christmas playlist.
Christmas is beautiful and I personally do wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
What Child is This- Christmas Songs by Chris Tomlin
I love this Christmas song so much. It is so peaceful and beautiful.
White Christmas Michael Buble
White Christmas by Bing Crosby holds the World record of being the best selling single Christmas song of all time.
We can’t have a Christmas song list without White Christmas, this is a rendition by Michael Bublé.
Winter Wonderland– Christmas Songs by Michael Buble
This is another beautiful song about Christmas that makes you think about Christmas.