Jasmine Conway & Ben Szar Features Editor & Staff Reporter, The Pawprint
- All I want for Christmas
Artist: Justin Bieber and Mariah Carey
This song was nominated for multiple awards; World Music Award for World’s Best Song, and World Music Award for World’s Best Video. The original song was sung by Mariah Carey in 1994. In 2010 Mariah Carey decided to remake the song with Justin Bieber.
- Drummer boy
Artist: Katherine Kennicott Davis
This song was originally known as Carol of the drum. Its new name drummer boy, is a classic Christmas song. This is traditionally a Czech song because of the beat of the drum, and is now a Christmas carol
- Last Christmas
The song ranked #1 on Denmark, Sweden and Slovenian charts and #2 in eight different countries and with the profits they made the Wham donated all of their profits to the Ethiopian famine
- Joy to the world
Artist: George Freidrec Handel
This song has been remade by many people like, Boney M, and Love to sing. This Christmas song falls under the genre pop. This is a more traditionally song, inspired by the psalm. It used to be sung only at churches, and is now known as a Christmas song.
- White Christmas
Artist: Irving Berlin
The song was sung by Bing Crosby which sold 50 million copies which then became the best-selling single of all time but with other versions of the song added to his sales it exceeded 100 million.
- Jingle Bells
Artist: Michael Buble
Micheal Buble made a remake of the famous song Jingle Bells. The composer of the song is James Pierpont. Micheal Buble, created a whole album of remake Christmas songs. His remake of Jingle bells was the most popular song on that album.
- It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Artist: Andy Williams
For all of Andy Williams Christmas music success he was named Mr. Christmas which is a testament to his immense success as a Christmas singer.
- Sleigh Ride
Artist: The Ronettes
Sleigh Ride consistently charts yearly US Top Ten Holiday music and was #26 in 2018 on the US hot 100
- Here Comes Santa Claus
Artist: Gene Autrys
This is the perfect song to put you in the Christmas mood. This song was ranked 28 on the US billboard top 100 in 2019. In 1948 this song was 9 on US billboard Best Seller in stores.
- Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Artist: Gene Autry
Gene Autry was grieving the loss of his wife when he wrote Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer also Rudolph might not have gotten his iconic name instead he could have been named Rollo or Reginald.