Certain songs become ubiquitous every December, especially if you're tuning into one of around stations in the U. Below are the 10 most popular songs in that chart's history. Chances are, you've already heard all of them at least a dozen times this season, proving that holiday hits are truly the gifts that keep on giving to songwriters, at least!
Don’t Believe in Christmas
The First Noel
New research has revealed which festive tunes have been the most listened to over the years - and which song has been given the most plays. Christmas time is upon us - which means seasonal songs can be heard on every corner, and your shopping trips will be soundtracked by the likes of Wizzard , Band Aid , Elton John , Slade , Shaky and all the usual suspects. The late George Michael and his musical partner Andrew Ridgeley released this seasonal classic in Noddy Holder's evergreen Christmas tune was originally issued in and has been around ever since. Roy Wood's sleigh-belled strewn song went head to head in the charts with Slade's Merry Xmas Everybody in
On Air Now
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. A 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 charted 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.
Subscriber Account active since. A few years ago, Billboard created a chart exclusively devoted to Christmas songs. So here is your American Christmas canon as of the week of Holiday Season There's some debate about how much snark is in this song. We'd like to think John was above using children in that way. Apocryphally, Irving Berlin, who wrote this song, quipped to his secretary upon its conception, "Grab your pen and take down this song. If John Lennon's song has slipped into non-irony, the reverse has happened to this song. Some one hit wonders laugh all the way to the bank. Brenda Lee is only 69 years old, and is LOL'ing hard right now at whatever you may think of this song.