Top 20 Christmas Songs for your Holiday Playlist

Let’s be real, it’s never too early to play Christmas music. From classics to new twists, there’s so much out there to enjoy.

Here is a countdown of the top 20 Christmas songs you should be playing this holiday season. Warm up your vocals and join us for Christmas karaoke on Wednesday nights at Santa Baby Bar in Wrigleyville. Maybe Santa will do a duet with you.

20. It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas – Michael Bublé / Via YouTube

Can you have Christmas without Bublé? No. You can’t.


19. Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town – Bruce Springsteen / Via YouTube


18. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! – Frank Sinatra, B. Swason Quartet / Via YouTube


17. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays - *NSYNC / Via YouTube

What’s Christmas without some boyband throwbacks?


16. All I Want for Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey / Via YouTube

Another song you can’t & shouldn’t avoid this holiday season.


15. Winter Wonderland – Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga / Via YouTube


14. Jingle Bell Rock – Daryl Hall & John Oates / Via YouTube


13. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – John Legend, Esperanza Spalding / Via YouTube

You’re welcome.


12. Mistletoe – Justin Bieber / Via YouTube

Trust us.


11. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Andy Williams / Via YouTube


10. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Sam Smith / Via YouTube


9. Little Saint Nick – The Beach Boys / Via YouTube


8. My Only Wish (This Year) – Britney Spears / Via YouTube

Because all playlists should have some Britney.


7. Happy Holidays / The Holiday Season – Andy Williams / Via YouTube


6. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Kelly Clarkson / Via YouTube


5. 8 Days of Christmas – Destiny’s Child / Via YouTube

For your soul.


4. Santa Tell Me – Ariana Grande / Via YouTube


3. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Ingrid Michaelson / Via YouTube


2. Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Brett Eldredge & Meghan Trainor / Via YouTube

The go-to Christmas Karaoke duet.


1. Santa Baby – Kylie Minogue / Via YouTube

For obvious reasons.


Want to keep the Christmas tunes going? Follow our Santa Baby Bar Christmas song playlist on Spotify here.