Whether you’re hitting the roads to get the Christmas shopping, visiting relatives or driving home for Christmas. And the best way to get into the festive spirit is to turn up the radio and sing car karaoke to the best Christmas songs of all time. With plenty of songs to choose from we’ve found the best Christmas songs to add to your playlist this year, from timeless classics to modern hits there’s something for everyone.

Spotify’s top 10 Christmas songs of all time:

  1. Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You
  2. Wham! - Last Christmas
  3. Ariana Grande - Santa Tell Me
  4. Michael Bublé - It's Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas
  5. Brenda Lee - Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
  6. Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock
  7. Andy Williams - It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  8. Justin Bieber - Mistletoe
  9. Sia - Snowman
  10. Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
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All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey (1994)

Of course, we couldn’t kick of the list without starting with the queen of Christmas. Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ will have whoever you’re in the car with feeling festive. And if you’re on your own that’s even better, you can try and hit those high notes!

Last Christmas - Wham! (1984)

Love him or hate him, we couldn’t leave George Michael off this list. This heart wrenching Christmas song is the best-selling Christmas single of all time never to reach number one.

Santa Tell Me - Ariana Grande (2014)

An upbeat modern Christmas song has made it to the list! Ariana’s ‘Santa Tell Me’ is a perfect blend of incredible vocals, uplifting melodies, and lyrics that capture the excitement of love during the holiday season.

It's Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas - Michael Bublé (2012)

For a lot of those who spend Christmas away from home, the drive is often when the festive feeling really sets in, and what better way to get you in the spirit than with Michael Bublé . It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas is a fan favourite, ad we can understand why!

Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee (1964)

Get ready to jive and jingle with the iconic holiday tune "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" by the legendary Brenda Lee! This festive gem has been a staple during the holiday season for decades and will definitely have you dancing in your car.

Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms (1957)

Get ready to jingle all the way with the energetic "Jingle Bell Rock" by Bobby Helms! The song gained popularly after it featured in lots of films including Home Alone 2, you’ll have the car rocking with this beloved holiday classic.

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Andy Williams (1963)

A song for the end of the road when your nearly home and can almost taste the Christmas dinner. ‘It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ is an iconic and heartwarming holiday track which is essential to anyone’s playlist.

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Mistletoe - Justin Bieber (2011)

We are almost sure that every car full of girls will be blasting Mistletoe by Justin Bieber during every Christmas journey. This pop classic will have you thinking of that special someone and bring a smile to your face during the festivities.

Snowman - Sia (2018)

This enchanting track captures the essence of the holiday season with its heartfelt lyrics and unique sound. Sia's mesmerizing vocals bring the lyrics to life as she creates a beautifully emotional connection to the idea of a snowman that melts when touched by warmth.

Do They Know It’s Christmas? — Band Aid (1984)

It wouldn’t be Christmas if you didn’t play the Band Aid classic. Everyone knows the Band Aid story — a supergroup put together by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure, and consisting of the UK’s most popular musicians, it raised over £8 million for charitable causes in Africa within 12 months of release.



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