Favourite Christmas Songs
Merry Christmas to all who celebrate! What are your go-to Christmas carols or songs? Which holiday songs are most broadly favoured?
Classic FM has just wrapped up their 2021 Nation’s Favourite Carol poll and the winner, once again, is: O Holy Night.
Classic FM’s 2021 Favourite Carol Poll
i. O Holy Night
ii. Silent Night
iii. In the Bleak Mid-Winter (Holst)
iv. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
v. In the Bleak Mid-Winter (Darke)
vi. O Come All Ye Faithful
vii. Carol of the Bells
viii. O Little Town of Bethlehem
ix. Once in Royal David’s City
x. Away in a Manger
In 2018, CBC’s Early Edition did a forced pair vote-off until listeners revealed their favourite Christmas song. The final results? Bing for the win.
Canada’s Winning Christmas Song
i. White Christmas. Bing Crosby
ii. All I Want for Christmas. Mariah Carey
iii. Last Christmas. Wham
iv. Silent Night. Sarah McLachlan
v. O Holy Night. Celine Dion
vi. Santa Tell Me. Ariane Grande
vii. Christmas in Hollis. Run-DMC
viii. The Christmas Song. Mel Torme
In 2020, YouGov surveyed more than 1200 British adults about their favourite Christmas songs.
Britons’ Favourite Christmas Songs 2020
i. Fairytale of New York
ii. All I Want for Christmas is You
iii. Last Christmas
iv. White Christmas
v. Merry Christmas Everybody
vi. Silent Night
vii. Driving Home for Christmas
viii. I Wish it could be Christmas Everyday
ix. O Holy Night
x. I Believe in Father Christmas
Also in 2020, CardsChat pored through thousands of 1200 Spotify playlists and 110,000 songs to pull out the US’ Favorite Christmas songs.
Top Spotify US Christmas Songs 2020
i. All I Want for Christmas. Mariah Carey
ii. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree. Brenda Lee
iii. It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Andy Williams
iv. Last Christmas. Wham
v. Jingle Bell Rock. Bobby Helms
vi. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas. Michael Bublė
vii. White Christmas. Bing Crosby
viii. The Christmas Song. Nat King Cole
ix. Holly Jolly Christmas. Burl Ives
x. Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Frank Sinatra.
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