country music The Best Christmas Country Songs  

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Christmas music is one of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit, and there's nothing like great, country Christmas music to get people into the spirit. 

The holiday season is the most joyful and romantic season of the year. Celebrating Christmas with family and friends and good food and music is all any of us can really ask for during this time. You can help make Christmas even more awesome with awesome country Christmas music. Which country songs are the best for Christmas?
 

These are songs from top country artists, both modern and classic, such as George Strait, Alan Jackson, Burl Ives, and Johnny Cash. Vote up all of your favorite music that gets you into the holiday spirit, and add any songs that aren't already on the list.

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Dear Santa Tim McGraw's jazzy take on this Christmas tune was never officially released, but still a beloved version.

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The Christmas Shoes A fan favorite yet critically panned Christmas tune.

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Up on The Housetop Reba McEntire's true to the spirit of the tune version from 1999.

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer This Gene Autry song is practically the standard when it comes to classic christmas songs.

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Let It Be Christmas This Alan Jackson song comes off as nearly an old standard with his warming voice and classic apporach.

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If We Make It Through December A solemn Christmas tune that still somehow warms the heart. It's timeless.

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Where Are You Christmas This Faith HIll tune was so good it was used in latest film version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Christmas In Dixie Alabama - A popular song for radio play it seems like this Christmas song has been around forever.

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Born on Christmas Day This version of the song has Brad Paisley doing a duet with his 13 year old self.

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Mary, Did You Know? Kenny Rogers and Wynonna Judd duet that found a place among country fans as soon as it was released.

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Christmas Cookies George Strait's biggest country hit can be found on the Country Superstar Chirstmas compilation.

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Old Toy Trains Ordinary country tune about receiving the best christmas gift a child could get - toy trains.

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I'll Be Home for Christmas Rascal Flatts version of this holiday classic warms the heart any time of year.

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A Holly Jolly Christmas This folk-country song became a holiday hit that crossed all genre barriers.

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Do You Hear What I Hear Carrie Underwood version of this sparse and yet epically powerful christmas classic.

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Blue Christmas This Elvis song has a special place in the hearts of those celebrating a less than perfect Christmas.

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Put a Little Holiday in Your Heart First country hit from a then-teenaged LeAnn Rimes.

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Feliz Navidad Clay Walker's recording of the classic spanish language Chirstmas tune

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O Come All Ye Faithful Anne Murray has released a number of christmas songs over the years, but perhaps none more powerful than this.

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Hard Candy Christmas This Dolly Parton tune from Best Little Whorehouse in Texas tell the joys of the holiday from a whole new perspective.

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Baby, It's Cold Outside The longing holiday classic is the perfect choice for emotive Lady Antebellum

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Santa Baby Kellie Pickler plays the coquettish role in this tongue and cheek holiday classic

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Country Christmas This autobiographical christmas tune from the coal miner's daughter is a classic country christmas hit.

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Run, Run Rudolph Luke Bryan's version of the song comes up second only to the classic Chuck Berry version of the rollicking family-friendly song.

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Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree It's hard to go the christmas season, or watch a christmas movie without hearing this Brenda Lee classic.

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I'll Be Home for Christmas Joe Nichols takes a country jazz appraoch to this christmas standard.

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Let There Be Peace on Earth Peaceful christmas song from Vince Gil that was recorded with his daughter

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White Christmas Martina McBride's take on this Bing Crosby staple was a huge smash on her 1998 Christmas release.

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Candy Cane Christmas Darius Rucker goes all Santa on us in his Christmas hit.

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Jingle Bell Rock This Bobby Helms song might be one of the best known and most played christmas tunes of all time. Helms recorded the original version of the song.

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Last Christmas Taylor Swift's fun take on the holiday heartbreaker.

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All I Want for Christmas Is You This Vince and the Valliants version is the most aired  Christmas song on country radio, giving Mariah Carey and her pop version a real run for her money.

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Winter Wonderland Classic holiday song from Brooks and Dunn's first country release in 2000.

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Please Come Home for Christmas A country/ blues version of the song that hit it big in 1997

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Til Santa's Gone (Milk and Cookies) Clint Black's song about how to lure the man in the red suit.

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The Christmas Guest This Johnny Cash version of the song about spreading Christmas cheer takes an eerie and ominous tone.

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Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy A favorite of male country artists, this song was off of Garth Brooks first christmas alum in 1992.

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Two Step 'Round the Christmas Tree Nothing's more country than two stepping so perhaps doing it round the christmas tree makes this the ultimate country christmas combination.

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All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan Kenny Chesney's comical riff on a cold, snow-capped christmas. All he really wants is a seat beachfront, with santa.

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Meet Me Under the Mistletoe This song about a busy couple's  Christmas rendezvous  was a hit for Randy travis.