As the countdown to the holidays begin, these 10 Christmas anthems – released by various artists throughout various years – will undoubtedly get you into the spirit of celebration.
1. Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Haley Reinhart, Casey Abrams
This modern rendition by American Idol season 10 stars Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams will leave you wishing for snow, especially from humid Singapore.
2. Santa Tell Me – Ariana Grande
3. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) – Justin Bieber ft. Usher
Release of his album “Purpose” may have sparked a comeback for Justin Bieber. Celebrate the holidays alongside the thousands of resurfacing Beliebers worldwide.
4. Last Christmas – Taylor Swift
Despite being released in 2007, this song is the great for anyone feeling a little nostalgic this Christmas – or anyone who wants to be reminded of Taylor Swift’s dominating presence in the music world.
5. Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town – Bruce Springsteen
The Born To Run legend never fails to produce songs that get you pumped, and this song is no exception.
6. Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band Aid 30
This collaboration, including Ed Sheeran, One Direction, Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith, Bastille, and more, is not only a beautiful production, but also a humbling reminder of the Ebola Crisis in Western Africa.
7. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays – ‘N Sync
Enjoy this little throwback to the times when One Direction wasn’t the only boy band on the music scene.
8. Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney
Another classic Christmas song by one of the most successful composers and songwriters of all time.
9. White Christmas – Michael Bublé
Many of Michael Bublé’s best-selling songs are holiday covers. Listen to this song, from his 2011 Christmas album, and perhaps you’ll see why.
10. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
Because no Christmas playlist is complete without the original Christmas Anthem.