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Songs That Need To Make It To Your Christmas Playlist

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December 12, 2023

The temperatures have started dropping, the sweaters and cardigans are out already and if you listen closely you hear the cheer in the winds! The best time of the year is here!

The holiday cheer is all around us and there are lights, decorations, and Christmas trees coming up everywhere around you. And yes, you can hear Christmas carols everywhere you go. From the radio stations to your local grocery store, everyone is playing their favorite Christmas songs and there is no escaping them. While we love the classics and play them on a loop every Christmas, this year we wanted to round up some of the new and good Christmas songs for you. But yes, there are some classics as well in this list that we just could not leave out.

These songs will get you in the holiday spirit and make a wonderful addition to your holiday playlist. 

20 Best Modern and Upbeat Christmas Songs

  1. Mistletoe by Justin Bieber

This song just captures you and you don’t even have to be a Bieber fan to like this one. A beautiful song to add to your Christmas playlist.

  1. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays by NSYNC

It's impossible to not shake your head and sing along with this hit number.

  1. Someday At Christmas by Stevie Wonder

A classic that is true to its word even today! This track gives you hope that one day there would be peace and we would all rise above our hatred.

  1. Deck The Halls by Nat King

How can we miss out on this classic from the list right?

  1. Home To You by Sigrid

A romantic number that also gives you all the Christmas feels. This song touches the heart and will make you go and give a tight hug to your partner.

  1. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas by Noah Cyrus

A modern take on Bing Crosby’s classic, this one has a folk song-like appeal and is worth listening to this Christmas. 

  1. All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey

This one tops the list when it comes to Christmas songs and rightly so! You can listen to this song the whole month and still not get bored of it.

  1. Wit It This Christmas by Ariana Grande

The lyrics “Are you down for some of these milk and cookies?” say it all! This song is one beautiful modern track that should definitely make it to your Christmas playlist. 

  1. Make It To Christmas - Alessia Cara

There are a whole lot of new Christmas songs out there and this is one of the good ones that you need to listen to.

  1. A Hand For Mrs. Claus By Idina Menzel ft. Ariana Grande

Two soulful voices come together to create this beauty for Mrs. Claus!

  1. Underneath The Tree by Kelly Clarkson

A fun, happy Christmas song by Kelly that will give all the holiday feels.

  1. White Christmas by Bing Crosby

They don’t make songs like this anymore and that’s why this one will always make it to every Christmas and holiday playlist ever made! A beautiful ballad that should be played every Christmas.

  1. Santa Tell Me by Ariana Grande

Every Christmas playlist should also have a breakup song that tugs at those heartstrings.

  1. The Christmas Song by Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald’s voice is so beautiful that you won’t mind listening to this song on a loop all day.

  1. Bring Me Love by John Legend

While to be honest John Legend’s whole album, A Legendary Christmas should make it to this list, this one is our favorite.

We hope you add at least one song from this list to your Christmas playlist this year. Happy Holidays!