Top 8 Christmas Songs 2016
Summary: No matter how many Christmas songs you’ve heard, there’s always an irreplaceable one in your mind. Every time you hear the melody, all Christmas memories begin to stir up. We handpick Top 8 best Christmas songs as follows. Is your favorite one in the list?
Christmas is coming, how can we celebrate this holiday without music? Christmas occasions, whether party, big dinner or family gathering, all need fancy Christmas songs to spice up the festival atmosphere. The following 8 best Christmas songs that we recommend have prevailed for decades, but don’t take this Christmas songs list as outdated stuff. As the old saying says “Classic never fades out.” Please enjoy these songs.
01. Jingle Bell Rock
Have you ever seen “Mean Girls”? Do you remember the song which Cady Heron led three other “mean girls” to sing at the Christmas party? Yes, it is Jingle Bell Rock. This popular American song first released by Bobby Helm in 1957, which has been selected for movie and television many times. And it is ranked as one of the top 10 Christmas songs nearly every year.
02. White Christmas
Maybe you have listened to the song sung by Taylor Swift. In fact, the first public performance of this song was by Bing Crosby on a radio show. This version didn’t that well received initially, but it turned out the best-selling single worldwide. And it was regarded as a classic song with “Silent Night”. It is a tender song that reminds us to pray for heavenly blessing to people who are far away from home. If you’re the one who can’t get together with family, you’ll get great consolation from this Christmas song.
03. Jingle Bells
When Christmas season is coming, this song can be heard everywhere. It just likes a miraculous incantation around us, and sometimes you can’t help to hum the tune. Moreover, it’s a really easy-to-learn Christmas song for kids. The lively rhythms and bright melody render this song so catchy and popular.
04. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
Are all Christmas songs happy? The answer is absolutely not. This song is written by John Lennon, and you may literally assume that it’s an upbeat song. However, if you listen to the song attentively, you will find it’s a peaceful song that advocates people to pursue world peace, stop violence and terrorism. You can’t miss the song if you love John Lennon and have best wishes for the world. Why not take a shot?
05. Last Christmas
The history of “Last Christmas” is quite unusual. It’s the biggest-selling single which never reaches No. 1 in the Official UK Chart. This song was first sung by English pop duo Wham!, which has been covered by more than 200 singers over the past 32 years. Even today, it’s still one of the most streamed festive songs in music platforms. The most popular version among youngster might be Taylor Swift’s, but you definitely will get a different feeling from the original one. Why not click on the following video and enjoy it?
06. Christmas All Over Again
Tom Petty’s “Christmas All over Again” makes us think of two things: how quickly a year passes and what a great pop songwriter Petty is. This Christmas song has raised more than $200,000 for athletes with intellectual disabilities. How cool it is! Click the following YouTube video and listen to this amazing song now!
07. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
When Christmas comes, what's in your mind? A warm fireplace, a glistening Christmas tree, or a delicious dinner with family? Well, you probably also think of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, since it’s such a marvelous Christmas song that can remind you of all convivial festive things. Once the song plays, your worries will be washed away, only happiness and joyfulness will well up in your heart. If you haven’t heard it before, try it now!
08. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
What is Christmas? In kids’ eyes, it is the biggest day in a year. On that day, the snowman will bring the snow, and kids wake up to find lovely gifts under Christmas tree from Santa Claus and parents. I guess there’s no better Christmas song for kids than “I Wish It could Be Christmas Everyday” Simply the name of the song is everyone dreams of as a child. Even if you’re an adult now, you can still hold the very same wish toward Christmas. At least, you’ll have a sound sleep with the Christmas lyrics “If you jump into your bed, and you cover up your head. Don’t you lock the doors; you know that sweet Santa Claus is on the way......”
From the nostalgia childhood memory to the best Christmas Number Ones, this playlist is perfect for your Christmas party. Since the New Year isn’t far away, don’t forget to check our list of the best party songs.