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Top 10 Christmas Albums of All-Time

Updated on November 29, 2013

Old Christmas Classics and New Favorites

Welcome to the site dedicated to my Favorite Christmas Music.

If you're one of those people that eagerly await the finish of Thanksgiving so you can break out the Christmas Music without shame, then this is the site for you! I have 10 of my favorite Christmas Albums of all-time, and you're probably familiar with at least a few of them. But, discover some new favorite Christmas Music and they'll be in your permanent CD rotation, year after year, come Holiday time. Josh Groban, Ella Fitzgerald, Elvis Presley and Sarah McLachlan: Find some new music here!

Sarah Mclachlan: Wintersong

Wintersong
Wintersong

A mix of traditional and contemporary holiday hits, this album by a Canadian Favorite, Sarah Mclachlan is sure not to disappoint. Combine some beautiful music, a haunting voice and varied songs, this is an album that will having you coming back for more, as all of Sarah Mclachlan's music does.

 

Wintersong

Josh Groban: Noel

Noel
Noel

This pop-classical singer released "Noel" in 2007 and it ended up becoming the sleepy best-selling album of the year. It stayed on top of the charts for 5 weeks and ended up selling an impressive 3.5 million copies and for good reason: his flawless baritone voice is one you can listen to over and over and over again.

 

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Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas

Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas (Expanded Edition)
Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas (Expanded Edition)

18 popular favorites including Jingle Bells, White Christmas and Frosty the Snowman from this Jazz great. This CD is remastered for even greater listening pleasure. It's a CD that you'll have in your player from start to finish this Christmas Season.

 

Ella Fitzgerald: Winter Wonderland

Christmas Songs: DIanna Krall

Christmas Songs
Christmas Songs

An impressive offering from this Canadian Jazz Great, this one will have you listening again and again to favorites such as "Winter Wonderland" and "I'll be home for Christmas." While not particularly unique, this Album does offer a grown-up take on familiar songs that is easy to listen to and makes excellent background music for a party or event that you might have during the Christmas season.

 

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Barenaked Ladies: Barenaked for the Holidays

Barenaked for the Holidays
Barenaked for the Holidays

This group of witty Canadians takes boring old Christmas songs and puts them back on their feet in a way that is funny, interesting and will have you listening again and again this holiday season and for many more to come. There are a few original compositions and "God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman" has Sarah Mclachlan joining in.

 

Barenaked Ladies: God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman

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Annie Lennox: A Christmas Cornucopia

A Christmas Cornucopia
A Christmas Cornucopia

Christmas Cornucopia was released in 2010 by this famous Brit Singer of the group the "Eurythmics." This popular Christmas Album has 12 favorite Christmas Songs including God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman, Silent Night and The First Noel. It contains one original, "Universal Child," of which all proceeds will be donated to the Annie Lennox Foundation which supports women and children with AIDS/HIV in Africa.

 

Annie Lennox: God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman

Celtic Thunder Christmas

Celtic Thunder - Christmas
Celtic Thunder - Christmas

1 full hour of 25 Christmas favorites, done Celtic Style. For those that enjoy this style of music, this Christmas Album is a must-have.

 

A Very Special Christmas

A Very Special Christmas
A Very Special Christmas

This is the first in a series of CD's produced in order to help the Special Olympics. The entire series has raised over $55 million for the cause. Some of the most popular artists on this CD are: The Eurythmics, Whitney Houston, Sting and Run DMC.

 

Elvis Presley: Elvis Christmas

Elvis Christmas
Elvis Christmas

A 25-song Christmas Album from the greatest Rock and Roll Legend of All-Time. This Album lives up to his reputation; it will have you rocking along with these traditional Christmas favorites.

 

White Christmas by Elvis Presley

Christmas Portrait: The Carpenters

Christmas Portrait
Christmas Portrait

While this album was released just when the Carpenters popularity was beginning to fade, it remains one of their most-loved collections. It's easy-listening style makes you want to pull it out year after year.

 

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