Our Favorite Christmas Music Playlists

Whether you're into the classics or today's latest hits, we've got a variety of playlists for you to listen to and sing along with this holiday season. 

By: Jacquelyn McGilvray
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This collection of music will help you enjoy the holidays, whether you’re hosting a crowd or spending some quite time with a select few.

If you're hosting a multi-generational party, go for a mix of traditional holiday music done by some of the biggest stars of the 1950s and 60s.  All ages love to hear the likes of Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis, Louie Armstrong and Brenda Lee croon the Christmas classics

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LOS ANGELES, CA, OCTOBER 06 2011: Close up on the Xmas tree's ornamemts and gifts in Alison Sweeney's family room in her Hollywood Hills home, ready for Xmas after being decorated by HDTV interior designer Sandra Espinet, with a large white tree, and accessories on the coffee table and mantle all keeping with a purple theme.

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If you’re a fan of the big 80s and wax nostalgic for 70s dance music, take a look at this mixed tape. It includes originals and covers from John Lennon, The Ramones, ABBA, Run DMC, Bob Dylan, The Jackson 5 and more

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Cowboy Boot Christmas Stocking With Red and Green Details

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For a sweet downhome country vibe, check out this playlist. You’ll hear classic holiday tunes done by such artists as Blake Shelton, Johnny Cash, Little Big Town, Dolly Parton and even Lynyrd Skynyrd.

A Feminine Garland in Tones of White and Gray

A Feminine Garland in Tones of White and Gray

When white tones are layered together, the look can become glamorous, modern, traditional, romantic or casual, depending on the textures and materials used.

Photo by: Brian Patrick Flynn

Brian Patrick Flynn

Do you prefer to listen to contemporary artists like Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Meghan Trainer and Mariah Carey? Then you’ll enjoy listening to this compilation of festive ditties. 

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