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Top Ten Christmas Songs

The Christmas holiday has been around since the fourth century. Christmas songs have been around for the same amount of time. Christmas is the most popular and celebrated holiday in the US.

The holidays bring out a lot of foreign traditions but almost everywhere Christmas music is present. Christmas music is one of the most popular things that happen at Christmas time.

10 . Christmas isn’t for everybody; people have different religions and beliefs. Hanukkah is an eight-night Jewish holiday. Just like Christmas, there are songs to celebrate the holiday. We asked 3 people what their favorite Hanukkah song is, 2/3 of the people said their favorite song is Samuel S. Grossman’s Dreidel Dreidel Dreidel, placing it tenth on the list.

  1. One of the least popular Christmas songs coming at number 9 is “Silent Night,” by Joseph Mohr, which was originally written in 1818. The song was written in German but later translated to English.
  2. The eighth most popular Christmas song is, Let it Snow, by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne. The song was originally written in a heatwave, where the two were struggling to endure some of the hottest days back in 1945. They were begging for some temperature change, so that’s where the song, Let It Snow, became a thing!
  3. The seventh most popular Christmas song is, Rocking Around the Christmas Tree, by Johnny Marks and recorded by Brenda Lee in 1958. Marks also wrote Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Lee and Marks were good friends when Johnny wrote the song. He stated that he wanted Lee to sing it, so she did.
  4. The sixth most popular song is Jingle Bell Rock, sung by Bobby Helms, and written by Joe Beal. It was recorded in 1957. There are multiple versions of this song, but Helms’ version is still the most popular.
  5. The fifth song is It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, written by Meridith Wilson, and sung by Michael Bublé.
  6. Santa Tell Me is the fourth most popular Christmas song. It was written by Ariana Grande, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Savan Kotecha and released on November 24, 2014. In the song, Grande, who was also the singer, asks Santa to not let her fall in love if it won’t last more than a year.
  7. Coming at number three, Jingle Bells, written by James Lord Pierpont and sung by Bing Crosby and Andrews Sisters. It was written to commemorate Medford, Massachusetts town’s annual sleigh race.
  8. The second most popular Christmas song is Last Christmas by George Michael It was produced by a British pop due, called Wham!. It has been covered by many artists worldwide and is still popular, even though it was released in 1984.
  9. The most popular Christmas song singer is Mariah Carrey. She took off in the business after the most popular Christmas song ever All I Want for Christmas Is You.

Merry Christmas!

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