Christmas is coming! I can feel the Christmas spirit from my head to my mistletoes! Yes, I am elf-aware of my abundant Christmas spirit. It’s a wonderful time of year – the streets sparkle with fairy lights, beautifully decorated trees fill the malls, and families come together to share delicious meals! But let’s not forget about the holly jolly Christmas music that you just can’t help to blast out loud, sing along to, and have a little boogie.
We’ve complied a list of the 12 best Christmas tunes, with help from Spotify, to add to your 2022 holiday playlist to get you into the festive spirit and make santa-mental Christmas memories.
1. ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ by Mariah Carey
Love it or hate it, this famous tune by Mariah Carey definitely sets the tone for Christmas, and a holiday playlist is simply incomplete without it.
2. ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham!
Perhaps one of the best renditions of ‘Last Christmas’, this one by Wham! (albeit revolves around heartbreak), still seems to be a favourite by many.
3. ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’ by Michael Bublé
Michael Bublé’s voice IS the sound of Christmas and this romantic holiday tune reminds all of us just how beautiful the holiday season is.
4. ‘Santa Tell Me’ by Ariana Grande
Put Ariana Grande and a famous Christmas tune together and you’ll get an upbeat song that shouldn’t be left out of any holiday playlist.
5. ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’ by Brenda Lee
Need we say more about this classic? A must-listen to get you all festive!
6. ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ by Bobby Helms
If this doesn’t get you all happy and in the holiday spirit then you might just be a Christmas Grinch.
7. ‘Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!’ by Dean Martin
While we may not have snow in Malaysia, it doesn’t help to fantasise about a white Christmas. One way to do that? Add this classic by Dean Martin to your Spotify playlist.
8. ‘Wonderful Christmastime’ by Paul McCartney
So festive. So sprightly. Such a classic by the legend, Sir Paul McCartney. A great song to remind you how wonderful Christmas time can be!
9. ‘Underneath the Tree’ by Kelly Clarkson
We simply can’t get enough of this holiday jam by Kelly Clarkson. The upbeat tune, the powerful vocals, and lyrics that’s sure to inspire you to get some Christmas shopping done!
10. ‘Snowman’ by Sia
A modern take on a Christmas song by Sia, and we can say that it’ll be a classic during the festive period.
11. ‘Sleigh Ride’ by The Ronettes
Want to really get in the mood for Christmas? Blast this song at home and you’ll find yourself excited in no time!
12. ‘The Little Drummer Boy’ by Bing Crosby
A beautiful classic not to be missed out on any Christmas playlists. This one will give you all the feels!
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!