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Lauryn’s List: The Best & Worst Christmas Songs Ever

We are all getting into the Santa spirit, and if there is one thing that we can count on, it is that the day after Thanksgiving, there is a month-long constant stream of holiday music streaming in every room, space, park, and place that has speakers. 

The fact is, there is an endless supply of Classic Christmas songs to choose from, and it seems that more new holiday songs are being released in 2021 than ever before. 

So which tunes are the most popular and which are the most shunned? Peep Lauryn’s List below. 

According to Billboard Holiday Charts, here are the top 5 classics that not even the biggest Scrooge can get sick of: 

  1. Mariah Carey – “All I Want for Christmas.”
  2. Brenda Lee – “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.”
  3. Bobby Helms – “Jingle Bell Rock.”
  4. Burl Ives – “A Holly Jolly Christmas.”
  5. Andy Williams – “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”

Are you looking for the most popular country Christmas song? This a few for you.

  1. Hard Candy Christmas – Dolly Parton.
  2. Pretty Paper – Willie Nelson.
  3. Where are you Christmas – Faith Hill.
  4. Run Run Rudolph – Luke Bryan.
  5. Blue Christmas – Elvis.

Which Holiday tracks get thrown the most shade? Here are the last pick leaders when it comes to Christmas carols. 

  1. Feliz Navidad. 
  2. Jingle Bells (barked) by the singing dogs. 
  3. The Man With All The Toys” the beach boys. 
  4. Jingle Bells – Barbara Streisand.
  5. I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.

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