Last week, we shared our list of the top holiday songs in retail for the first time. One exciting thing about this list is seeing new artists sneak in alongside the classics, and create a bridge between audiences. New crooners like Sam Smith and the 5-part lulling harmonies of Sing-Off winners Pentatonix made the top The list of Top 20 Holiday Songs in Retail was compiled based on our weekly song usage royalty reporting to verify playback and is subject to number of locations and song list length. My diverse record collection would confuse someone who might try to pigeonhole my musical taste. When people ask me what genre of music is my favorite: I always say I like music that is, well, genuine. Spending a lifetime as a sponge absorbing music led me to pursue audio production. Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
For decades, many of the world's biggest music stars have recorded Christmas albums and singles. These nine songs are the most popular of the genre this December. In fact, a look at some of the pop music charts of the moment will show a stream of brand new songs, broken up only by a smattering of decades-old holiday tunes. To truly understand which Christmas songs are most popular at the moment, perhaps the best place to look is at streaming music downloads. The chart tracks streams of individual songs, and shows Americans are treating themselves to a mix of new and old though mostly old Christmas tunes. In fact, the Guinness Book of World Records list the Crosby tune as the best-selling single of all time, with more than 50 million sales since its release 70 years ago. Brenda Lee recorded this Nashville-twang-tinged soon-to-be classic when she was just 13 years old.
The following is a list of popular Christmas songs recorded by various artists, many of which have hit on various charts, mostly in the United States some only released in the artist's home country. The year indicates the original year of release for that artist's recorded version of the single or track, which may not necessarily be the first year the artist's version appeared on one or more popular music charts by various music trade publications. However, many tracks were re-released as singles in subsequent years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
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