This is an incomplete list of favorite Christmas songs that are heard on radio stations each year. Many artists have recorded different versions of these songs. The artists listed here are those with the most popular versions of each song. Our list of popular traditional Christmas songs can be found here. Have any additions to this list?  Send Alaska Jim an email.

All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth (Spike Jones & His City Slickers, 1948)
All I Want For Christmas Is You (Mariah Carey, 1994)
Auld Lang Syne (Guy Lombardo, 1939; Kenny G, 1999)
Baby, Itís Cold Outside
Babyís First Christmas (Connie Francis, 1961)
Believe (Josh Groban, 2004)
Blue Christmas (Elvis Presley, 1957)
Breath Of Heaven (Maryís Song) (Amy Grant, 1992)
Carol of the Bells
Caroling, Caroling
The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Donít Be Late) (The Chipmunks, 1958)
Christmas All Over Again (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, 1992)
Christmas At Ground Zero (Weird Al Yankovic, 1986)
Christmas Auld Lang Syne (Bobby Darin, 1960)
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) (U2, 1987)
Christmas Canon (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 1998)
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 1996)
Christmas In Hollis (Run-DMC, 1987)
Christmas Is The Time To Say I Love You (Billy Squier, 1981)
The Christmas Shoes (NewSong, 2000)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Christmas Through Your Eyes (Gloria Estefan, 1992)
Christmas Wrapping (The Waitresses, 1981)
Do They Know Itís Christmas (Band Aid, 1984)
Do You Hear What I Hear? (Bing Crosby, 1963; Whitney Houston, 1987)
Fairytale Of New York (The Pogues featuring Kristy MacColl, 1987)
Father Christmas (The Kinks, 1977)
Feliz Navidad (Josť Feliciano, 1970)
Frosty the Snowman (Gene Autry, 1950)
The Gift (Jim Brickman, 1997)
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer (Elmo & Patsy, 1979)
Greatest Time Of Year (Aly & AJ, 2006)
Grown-Up Christmas List (Amy Grant, 1992)
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (John and Yoko and The Plastic Ono Band, 1971)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Judy Garland, 1944; The Carpenters, 1978)
Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) (Gene Autry, 1947; Elvis Presley, 1957)
Hereís Your Sign Christmas (Bill Engvall, 1998)
A Holly Jolly Christmas (Burl Ives, 1964)
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (Jimmy Boyd; John Mellencamp)
I'll Be Home for Christmas (Bing Crosby, 1943)
It's Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas (Perry Como, 1951)
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Andy Williams, 1963)
Jingle Bell Rock (Bobby Helms, 1957; Hall & Oates, 1983)
Jingle Bells
Last Christmas (Wham!, 1984)
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (Dean Martin, 1959)
The Little Drummer Boy (Harry Simeone Chorale, 1958; Lou Rawls, 1967)
Little Saint Nick (The Beach Boys, 1963)
Maryís Boy Child (Harry Belafonte, 1956)
Merry Christmas Darling (The Carpenters, 1970)
Merry Christmas (I Donít Want To Fight Tonight) (The Ramones, 1987)
Merry Xmas Everybody (Slade, 1973)
Mistletoe And Holly (Frank Sinatra, 1957)
My Favorite Things (Herb Alpert, 1968)
My Only Wish (This Year) (Britney Spears, 2000)
A New York Christmas (Rob Thomas, 2002)
The Nutcracker Suite
Nuttiní For Christmas (Barry Gordon)
Peace On Earth / Little Drummer Boy (David Bow & Bing Crosby, 1982)
Please Come Home For Christmas (Charles Brown, 1960; The Eagles, 1978)
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree (Brenda Lee, 1958)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Gene Autry, 1949)
Run Rudolph Run (Chuck Berry, 1958)
Same Old Lang Syne (Dan Fogelberg, 1980)
Santa Baby (Eartha Kitt, 1953; Madonna, 1987)
Santa Claus & His Old Lady (Cheech & Chong, 1971)
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (Bruce Springsteen, 1981)
Silver And Gold (Burl Ives, 1964)
Silver Bells (Bing Crosby, 1950)
Sleigh Ride (The Ronettes, 1963; Amy Grant)
Snoopyís Christmas (The Royal Guardsman, 1967)
Step Into Christmas (Elton John, 1973)
Thank God Itís Christmas (Queen, 1984)
(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays (Perry Como, 1954)
Trains And Winter Rains (Enya, 2008)
The Twelve Days of Christmas [parody] (Bob & Doug McKenzie; Straight No Chaser, 2008)
The Twelve Pains of Christmas (Bob Rivers, 1987)
2000 Miles (The Pretenders, 1983)
Where Are You Christmas (Faith Hill, 2000)
White Christmas (Bing Crosby, 1942)
Winter Wonderland (Johnny Mathis, 1958; Eurythmics, 1987)
Wonderful Christmastime (Paul McCartney, 1979)
Youíre A Mean One, Mr. Grinch (Thurl Ravenscroft, 1966)

Traditional Christmas songs and Christmas Carols

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