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The Ultimate Christmas Music Survey

Updated on October 3, 2015

Cast Your Vote for the Best Christmas Songs of All Time!

When the holiday season arrives, so does the Christmas music. Those familiar songs start hitting the airwaves, following us around shopping malls and supermarkets, in doctors' offices, wherever we go. "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer", "Silent Night", "Blue Christmas"...we know them all by heart, but which ones do you love the most? Are you indifferent to Chirstmas music or do you absolutely adore it?

Well, here's your chance to vote for your favorites - and even some least favorites as well. This survey is just for fun, and a chance to think about your favorite holiday songs of all time, recent and traditional. So grab some eggnog, cozy up in front of the fire, and spend a few minutes indulging in some Christmas music love.

Let's start with the basics - do you love Christmas music, is it just okay, or do you run screaming as soon as it starts to hit the radio airwaves?

1. Do You Enjoy Christmas Music?

How do you feel about Christmas music?

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2. What is Your Favorite Kind of Christmas Music? - Is There a Style of Christmas Music You Like Best?

When it comes to Christmas music, is there a style or genre that you enjoy the most? Do you like classic and traditional songs, or prefer modern novelty numbers? What kind of Christmas music do you en

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Christmas Classics...Always Enjoyable at that Special Time of Year

Need to complete your collection of traditional Christmas favorites? Check out these musical collections...

Christmas All-Time Greatest Records
Christmas All-Time Greatest Records

Enjoy many of the greatest Christmas favorites of the modern era, from Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" to the Beach Boys' "Little Saint Nick".


Christmas caroling is a tradition enjoyed by many. Is it something you, family and friends take part in every year?

3. Do You Go Christmas Caroling? - Your Christmas Music Traditions

Do you like to go Christmas caroling?

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The Ultimate Relaxation Christmas Album
The Ultimate Relaxation Christmas Album

Chill out this Christmas with a soothing collection of classic songs, performed by ensembles such as Mantovani & His Orchestra and the Vienna Boys Choir.


4. Do You Think They Play Christmas Music Too Soon on the Radio These Days? - Is Halloween Too Soon For Christmas Music?

Used to be, Christmas music didn't start hitting the airwaves until after Thanksgiving or early December. Now, as soon as November comes along we start hearing

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WOW Christmas (2011)(2 CD)
WOW Christmas (2011)(2 CD)

Enjoy classics and original songs performed by some of today's best Christian music artists, including Toby Mac and MercyMe. Tracks include Casting Crowns' rendition of "Joy To The World" and Chris August's original track "Come Now Our King", which you can hear in the clip below:


5. How Many Christmas Music Albums Do You Own? - Do You Collect Christmas Music?

How big is your Christmas music collection: on cd, cassette, lp or mp3 album?

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A Holly Jolly Christmas For Kids
A Holly Jolly Christmas For Kids

Kids love Christmas - and they'll seriously love this 3 disc collection of wonderful Christmas songs.


6. What's Your Favorite Traditional Christmas Carol? - Most Beloved Christmas Songs of All Time

These are the songs we all know by heart, having heard them time and time again since we were children - and repeatedly re-recorded by new artists today. Is there one that's a particular favorite of y

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Traditional Christmas Favorites - Collections of Classic Christmas Songs and Music on CD

Traditional Christmas Classics
Traditional Christmas Classics

12 of the most loved Christmas songs and recordings of all time, including Judy Garland's version of "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" and "Christmas In New Orleans" by Louis Armstrong.


There are many pop Chirstmas songs from the 1930s-1960s which are now "modern classics". They've been recorded and re-recorded many times over and are well on their way to becoming traditional favorites. Which one do you like the best?

7. Favorite Modern Classic Christmas Song - Christmas Pop Favorites from the 20th Century

Which is your favorite Christmas song that's a modern classic?

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The Glorious Sound of Christmas
The Glorious Sound of Christmas

Enjoy The Philadelphia Orchestra interpreting traditional favorites from "O Little Town of Bethlehem" to "Deck the Halls With Boughs of Holly".


Should Christmas music focus on "the reason for the season"? Or do you simply enjoy songs about celebrating wintertime, being with loved ones, getting gifts and having fun during the holidays?

8. Religious or Non-Denominational Christmas Music? - Which Do You Prefer?

Do you prefer religious Christmas music, or songs about the holidays in general?

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Christmas Music Favorites

Decade by Decade

9. Favorite Rocking Christmas Song from the 1950s - 1960s? - Fun Pop-Rock Songs Celebrating the Holidays

As rock music began to rise in popularity, we began to enjoy many fun rock-and-roll Christmas songs. Which one of these popular hits is your favorite? What's your favorite rocking Christmas song from

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A 50's Christmas
A 50's Christmas

Take a step back in time with this collection of Christmas favorites from the 1950s. You'll find tracks like "Run, Run Rudolph", "Jingle Bell Rock" and of course "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" all here!

Sequel's Sixties Christmas
Sequel's Sixties Christmas

Enjoy 30 rare tracks from the 1960s with this super collection! Music includes "Footprints In The Snow", "Miss Hooligan's Christmas Cake", and "Will Santa Come To My Shanty Town" - songs you may not here elsewhere!


The 70s were a time for getting groovy with Christmas music. Messages of peace and love shared the spotlight with more socially conscious songs. Is there one you like the best?

10. Favorite Christmas Song from the 1970s - Rock, Punk, Pop, Prog and Country Christmas Favorites

What's your favorite Christmas song from the 1970s?

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Enjoy a 70s Christmas this year!

Have a Nice Christmas: Holiday Hits of the '70s
Have a Nice Christmas: Holiday Hits of the '70s

Get groovy with this collection of 16 Christmas hits of the 1970s. "Santa Claus And His Old Lady" by Cheech & Chong is here, along with Gary Glitter's "Another Rock 'N' Roll Christmas".


11. Favorite Christmas Song from the 1980s - I Want My MTV - and My Christmas Music!

Being a "Child of the 80s" I have to profess a little bias and nostalgic love for Christmas songs from the 1980s. Which one of the following is your favorite? What's the best Christmas song from the 8

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Enjoy this medley of 80s Christmas music favorites!

Awesome 80s Christmas
Awesome 80s Christmas

You'll be sure to have an awesome Christmas this year with this collection of hits from the decade!


12. Favorite Christmas Song from the 1990s - Popular Singers and Bands from the Era

The 90s were the era of boybands, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey and Garth Brooks. Which of these superstars' Christmas songs do you enjoy the most today? What's your favorite Christmas song from the 90s?

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Christmas hits from the 1990s

Christmas for the 90's Vol. 1
Christmas for the 90's Vol. 1

This is the first in a series of cds spotlighting Christmas hits of this decade. Includes selections by artists including Sawyer Brown, Eddie Rabbit, and Glen Campbell.


13. Favorite Christmas Song from the 2000s - Newer Christmas Songs, on their Way to Being Classics?

From the most recent decade, which of these tracks do you think could become a modern Christmas classic? What is your favorite Christmas song from the 2000s?

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One of my favorites!

Silly and fun Christmas songs have long been popular, sometimes parodying the classics and sometimes wholly unique compositions.

14. Favorite Christmas Novelty Song - Silly and Fun Christmas Music for All Generations

What is your favorite Chirstmas novelty song?

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The Greatest Christmas Novelty CD of All Time
The Greatest Christmas Novelty CD of All Time

If anyone knows novelty songs, it's legendary disc jockey Dr. Demento! Here you'll find favorites which often have appeared on his special Christmas programs, from modern tracks ("Christmas At Ground Zero" - Weird Al Yankovic) to classics ("I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas" - Gayla Peevey).


15. Favorite Country Christmas Song - Country Music Artists Celebrating Christmas

Are you a country music fan? Then you've got plenty of unique and original Christmas songs to enjoy. Which is your favorite of all time? What is your favorite country music Christmas song?

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Obviously, artists recording in the Contemporary Christian genre have plenty to celebrate during the Christmas season. Of these songs of faith, which one do you like the best?

16. Favorite Contemporary Christian Christmas Song - Religious Songs from Today's Top Christian Artists

What is your favorite Contempoary Chritian Christmas song?

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I hope you enjoyed taking this Christmas music survey. Please feel free to leave any final comments here!

© 2011 Nicole Pellegrini

Any Last Thoughts on Christmas Music?

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      Fay Favored 

      4 years ago from USA

      Girl, you did your homework! I had forgotten about so many of these great Christmas songs. Enjoyed my visit. Giving it a tweet :)

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      Sharon Berry 

      7 years ago from Michigan

      This was fun...I didn't want the questions to stop. Thank you for a great lens...I'm looking forward to hearing these songs this Christmas.


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