You could hear this in the middle of July and not even get mad about it. This song will be your new fave, trust. There are so many new songs to add to your holiday playlist this year, and this is one of the great ones! A modern classic. The original Wham! Ariana asks Santa for something that really matters: an opinion on whether or not a man is worth her time. It is a travesty that the world has never gotten a full Britney Christmas album.
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If you're like us, you probably start blasting Christmas music soon as you can—after all, there's no such thing as too soon when it comes to Christmas tunes. That statement is up for friendly debate, but we call after Halloween fair game! Happy holiday hits for an entire month, or dare we say two months, leading up to the most wonderful time of the year? Put our faves on repeat! When you're putting together your ultimate Christmas playlist, make sure to include the most popular Christmas songs of all time, from old-school original hits like "White Christmas" so nostalgic! Whether you prefer original versions of Christmas songs or pop renditions of timeless classics, there's something for everyone on this list. All of those holiday radio stations won't be able to compete with your holly jolly playlist! This track—which is the best-selling modern day Christmas song of all time—has earned Mariah Carey the title "Queen of Christmas. This pop tune is the kind of Christmas song you can sing in the shower. Fun fact: Released in , it didn't top the charts until
It's the most wonderful time of the year. As Christmas approaches, we pick the classic songs you need on your festive playlist. Merry Christmas, one and all, it's time to break out the mince pies as if you haven't already , pour the prosecco and put on some festive music. Christmas songs don't always have to be merry — among the most beloved festive tunes are "2, Miles" by The Pretenders , which is curiously bleak, and the heartbreak of Wham! Here are some of our favourites, from Forties classics to more recent pop hits, to get your Christmas celebrations into full swing. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more.
Compiling the perfect playlist for your holiday party is almost as challenging as hosting the event itself. Sure, on the day of the festivities you've got to cook the meal , decorate the table , and entertain your guests, but putting together the right mix of songs requires a similar level of expertise. For every playlist, you need a balanced assortment of old and new, cheery and chill. These modern Christmas songs run the gamut from cool rock covers to party pop anthems — and we know there's something on our list for everyone's musical taste. And to make sure your playlist has a bit of everything, you can also include the best classic Christmas songs of all time. Twenty-five years after its release, Mariah Carey's ultimate holiday bop is still the go-to tune to get any party started. And while you can't see her play in this rendition of "Carol of the Bells," the track is just as mesmerizing as the music videos that made her famous. Christmas is a magical time, but it can also be tough on relationships.