From Def Leppard to Chuck Berry, U2, Tom Petty, Weezer and Eric Clapton, the best Christmas rock songs are satisfyingly turkey-free.
The best Christmas hip-hop and R&B songs find Kanye giving the gift of a guest spot and Kurtis Blow doing a different kind of Christmas wrapping.
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Chuck Berry… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keep on giving.
A James Brown Christmas is a soulful Christmas. The Godfather Of Soul kept on giving, right up until his death on Christmas Day 2006.
From timeless favourites to new holiday classics, the best Christmas soundtracks will get you in the holiday spirit all season long.
Weezer got wistful on their holiday EP, ‘Christmas With Weezer’. The short but sweet 2008 release from the alt.rock icons is a gift that keeps on giving.
With her ‘Christmas & Chill’ EP, Ariana Grande put a trap-flavored twist on holiday standards to create a new Christmas classic of her own.
Every Christmas is a Frank Sinatra Christmas. Reflective yet full of mirth, The Chairman’s classic recordings define everything the holiday season is about.
‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ remains a beloved holiday song, thanks in no small part to singer Burl Ives’ warm, mellow voice. It lights up Christmas every year.
Feeling more “bah humbug” than figgy pudding? The best anti-Christmas songs avoid all the schmaltz in favour of anarchic sentiments for the holiday season.
Originally penned as a racy romance song about taking an unchaperoned sleigh ride, ‘Jingle Bells’ has become one of the most popular Christmas songs ever.
Jackson 5’s exuberant version of ‘I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus’ remains one of the most uplifting Christmas songs of all time.
It’s not a white Christmas without Ol’ Blue Eyes… The best Frank Sinatra Christmas songs have a unique magic that brings the holiday season to life.
Vince Guaraldi Trio’s soundtrack album for ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ has become a seasonal classic, full of magical pieces that stand on their own.
Who doesn’t have a big, red, glowing soft spot for the best Christmas pop songs? Here’s a run down of the Christmas crackers you can’t do without.