Xmas Around the World   global playlist
Distinctively popular maybe-holiday-related music based on Spotify listening in various places...
The Christmas List   playlist
1Mariah Carey "All I Want for Christmas Is You"9017
2Wham! "Last Christmas"7654
3Brenda Lee "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"6365
4Bobby Helms "Jingle Bell Rock"6140
5Michael Bublé "It's Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas"6125
6Ariana Grande "Santa Tell Me"5505
7Andy Williams "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"5215
8José Feliciano "Feliz Navidad"4326
9Sia "Snowman"4286
10Kelly Clarkson "Underneath the Tree"4189
11Justin Bieber "Mistletoe"3992
12The Ronettes "Sleigh Ride"3881
13Chris Rea "Driving Home for Christmas - 2019 Remaster"3795
14Frank Sinatra "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (with The B. Swanson Quartet)"3671
15Dean Martin "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"3615
16John Lennon "Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - Remastered 2010"3532
17Paul McCartney "Wonderful Christmastime - Edited Version / Remastered 2011"3373
18Ed Sheeran "Merry Christmas"3150
19Shakin' Stevens "Merry Christmas Everyone"3142
20Band Aid "Do They Know It's Christmas? - 1984 Version"3087
21Elton John "Step Into Christmas"2963
22Bing Crosby "White Christmas"2827
23Nat King Cole "The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)"2805
24Burl Ives "A Holly Jolly Christmas - Single Version"2726
25Perry Como "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (with Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra)"2503
26The Jackson 5 "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"2119
27Darlene Love "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"2116
28Daryl Hall & John Oates "Jingle Bell Rock - Daryl's Version"2026
29Queen "Thank God It's Christmas - Non-Album Single"1977
30Chuck Berry "Run Rudolph Run - Single Version"1925
31Elvis Presley "Blue Christmas"1858
32Bruce Springsteen "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town - Live at C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY - December 1975"1691
33Kylie Minogue "Santa Baby"1690
34Sam Smith "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"1687
35Gwen Stefani "You Make It Feel Like Christmas (feat. Blake Shelton)"1679
36Coldplay "Christmas Lights"1630
37Eartha Kitt "Santa Baby (with Henri René & His Orchestra)"1594
38Amy Grant "White Christmas"1551
39Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych "Carol of the Bells"1471
40Leona Lewis "One More Sleep"1457
41Eagles "Please Come Home for Christmas - 2013 Remaster"1387
42The Beach Boys "Little Saint Nick - 1991 Remix"1339
43Stevie Wonder "What Christmas Means To Me"1291
44Tony Bennett "Winter Wonderland"1239
45Wizzard "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday"1232
46Ella Fitzgerald "Sleigh Ride"1223
47Brett Eldredge "Baby, It's Cold Outside (feat. Meghan Trainor)"1216
48*NSYNC "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays"1161
49Pentatonix "Hallelujah"1155
50Donny Hathaway "This Christmas"1137
51Slade "Merry Xmas Everybody"1121
52Idina Menzel "Baby It's Cold Outside (duet with Michael Bublé)"1119
53Gene Autry "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) - 1947 Version"1103
54Judy Garland "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"1058
55Vince Guaraldi Trio "Christmas Time Is Here - Vocal"1045
56Ava Max "Christmas Without You"1038
57Taylor Swift "Christmas Tree Farm"995
58Lil Nas X "HOLIDAY"969
59Cliff Richard "Mistletoe and Wine"900
60Melanie Thornton "Wonderful Dream (Holidays Are Coming) - Radio Version"858
61Train "Shake Up Christmas"834
62Bryan Adams "Christmas Time"829
63Alessia Cara "Make It To Christmas"798
64Otis Redding "Merry Christmas Baby"796
65Stray Kids "Christmas EveL"781
66Carpenters "Merry Christmas Darling - Remix"776
67Mud "Lonely This Christmas"772
68Céline Dion "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"747
69Shawn Mendes "The Christmas Song (Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello)"745
70Christina Aguilera "This Christmas"737
71Boney M. "Mary's Boy Child / Oh My Lord"715
72Thurl Ravenscroft "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch - From Dr. Seuss' 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas'"709
73Meghan Trainor "I'll Be Home"701
74Louis Armstrong "Cool Yule"671
75John Legend "Bring Me Love"660
76Kay Starr "The Man with the Bag"592
77Jonas Brothers "I Need You Christmas"583
78Jessie J "Man With The Bag"551
79Hannah Kerr "Winter Wonderland"542
80Backstreet Boys "Christmas Time"535
81Liam Payne "All I Want (For Christmas)"533
82James TW "Last Christmas"524
83Dolly Parton "Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas"521
84Nat King Cole Trio "All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth) - Remastered"481
85Destiny's Child "8 Days of Christmas"478
86Dan + Shay "Take Me Home For Christmas"473
87George Ezra "White Christmas - Spotify Singles - Holiday, Recorded at Air Studios, London"466
88Tori Kelly "Let It Snow"452
89Bryson Tiller "lonely christmas (feat. Justin Bieber & Poo Bear)"448
90The Drifters "White Christmas"440
91Nina Nesbitt "Oh Holy Night"437
92Etta James "O Holy Night"437
93Norah Jones "It's Not Christmas 'Til You Come Home - Recorded At Spotify Studios NYC"430
94Ella Henderson "Blame It On The Mistletoe"417
95John Denver "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"409
96Gayla Peevey "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas (Hippo the Hero)"395
97Mel & Kim "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"394
98Jordan Smith "Grown-Up Christmas List"390
99Kacey Musgraves "Glittery - From The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show"383
100Peggy Lee "The Christmas Waltz"378

For Xmas music by genre instead of geography, see Every Noise at Xmas.
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