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The Greatest Christmas Albums Of All Time

Updated December 10, 2019 10.0k votes 461 voters 6.4k views100 items

Always be prepared for the holidays with the best Christmas albums of all-time, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring great Christmas music from popular artists, like Mariah Carey, Bing Crosby, Michael Bublé, and Sia, this list of good holiday albums is the perfect starting point for creating your Christmas music playlist. What are the top Christmas albums ever?

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    White Christmas

    Bing Crosby

    "I'll Be Home For Christmas"

    "It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas"

    "Mele Kalikimaka"

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    Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

    Burl Ives

    "Overture And A Holly Jolly Christmas"

    "Silver and Gold"

    "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"

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    "O Tannenbaum"

    "What Child Is This"

    "My Little Drum"

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    The Christmas Song

    Nat King Cole

    "The Christmas Song"

    "Joy To The World"

    "Deck The Hall"

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    Bing At Christmas

    Bing Crosby & London Symphony Orchestra

    "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas"

    "Sleigh Ride"

    "White Christmas"

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    Release Date1957

    TracksThe First Noel, The Christmas Waltz, Jingle Bells

    LabelCapitol Records

    Genres (Music)Christmas music, Traditional pop music

    "Jingle Bells"

    "Mistletoe and Holly"

    "The First Noel"

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    The Andy Williams Christmas Album

    Andy Williams

    Release Date1963

    TracksWhite Christmas, The First Noel, Kay Thompson's Jingle Bells

    Length (mins)00:33:48

    LabelColumbia

    Genres (Music)Pop music, Christmas music, Pop rock, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

    "It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

    "Happy Holiday"

    "The Christmas Song"

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    50

    The Dean Martin Christmas Album

    Dean Martin

    "Blue Christmas"

    "Silver Bells"

    "A Marshmallow World"

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    Merry Christmas

    Johnny Mathis

    "Winter Wonderland"

    "Sleigh Ride"

    "Silver Bells"

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    Elvis' Christmas

    Elvis Presley

    Release Date1957

    TracksWhite Christmas, Silent Night, Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me)

    Length (mins)00:30:44

    Genres (Music)Christmas music, Rock and roll

    "Blue Christmas"

    "Here Comes Santa Claus"

    "Silent Night"

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    Christmas Eve and Other Stories

    Trans-Siberian Orchestra

    Release Date1996

    TracksPromises To Keep, Good King Joy, A Star to Follow

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Classical music, Christmas music, Symphonic metal

    "Christmas"

    "A Mad Russian's Christmas"

    "An Angel Come Down"

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    36

    The Magic of Christmas

    Nat King Cole

    Release Date1960

    TracksHark, the Herald Angels Sing, Away in a Manger

    Genres (Music)Christmas music, Jazz, Vocal jazz

    "Deck the Halls"

    "Adeste Fideles (O, Come All Ye Faithful)"

    "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen"

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    Christmas Portrait

    The Carpenters

    Release Date1978

    TracksChristmas Song, Winter Wonderland / Silver Bells / White Christmas, Jingle Bells

    Length (mins)00:49:39

    "Sleigh Ride"

    "Christmas Song"

    "Silent Night"

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    Christmas

    Mannheim Steamroller

    "Deck The Halls"

    "We Three Kings"

    "Bring A Torch, Jeannette, Isabella"

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    Christmas

    Michael Buble

    "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas"

    "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"

    "Jingle Bells"

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    Chipmunks Christmas

    Alvin & The Chipmunks

    "The Chipmunk Song"

    "All I Want For Christmas"

    "Up On The House-Top"

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    Beach Boys Christmas

    The Beach Boys

    Release Date1993

    TracksFrosty The Snowman, Christmas Day, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

    "Little Saint Nick"

    "The Man With All The Toys"

    "Frosty the Snowman"

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    Christmas With the Rat Pack

    The Rat Pack

    "Mistletoe And Holly"

    "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"

    "The Christmas Waltz"

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    The Lost Christmas Eve

    Trans-Siberian Orchestra

    Release Date2004

    TracksSiberian Sleigh Ride, Wizards in Winter, Back to a Reason

    Length (mins)01:14:40

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Christmas music, Symphonic metal, Neoclassical metal

    "Wizards In Winter"

    "Faith Noel"

    "The Lost Christmas Eve"

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    Release Date1960

    TracksRudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

    Genres (Music)Christmas music, Jazz, Vocal jazz

    "Jingle Bells"

    "Frosty The Snowman"

    "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"

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    Release Date1975

    TracksRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeeer, The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire), Away in a Manger

    Length (mins)00:31:12

    Genres (Music)Christmas music

    "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer"

    "What Child Is This"

    "Silver Bells"

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    "Sleigh Ride"

    "Frosty the Snowman"

    "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"

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    Release Date1992

    TracksRockin' Around the Christmas Tree, It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Grown-Up Christmas List

    Length (mins)00:42:41

    Genres (Music)Pop music, Christmas music, Contemporary Christian music

    "It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

    "Breat Of Heaven"

    "Grow-Up Christmas List"

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    Release Date1993

    TracksWhat Child Is This?, The Blessed Dawn of Christmas Day, When My Heart Finds Christmas

    Length (mins)00:55:44

    LabelColumbia

    "Sleigh Ride"

    "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow"

    "Santa Claus"

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    Release Date1980

    TracksAway in a Manger, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, O Little Town of Betlehem

    Genres (Music)Country

    "The Christmas Guest"

    "O Little Town of Bethlehem"

    "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear"