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The Best Country Christmas Albums Of All Time

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Have yourself a honky tonk holiday with the best country Christmas albums of all-time, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring good country Christmas songs from popular country singers, like Kacey Musgraves, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, and Brad Paisley, this list of country holiday albums is the perfect starting point for creating your Christmas music playlist. What are the top Christmas country albums ever?

Vote up the best country Xmas albums, and add your favorites if they deserve a spot on this list.

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  • 1
    89
    9

    Release Date1993

    TracksThere's a New Kid in Town, If You Don't Wanna See Santa Claus, If We Make It Through December

    Length (mins)00:31:56

    Genres (Music)Country

    "I Only Want You For Christmas"

    "Honky Tonk Christmas"

    "The Angels Cried"

  • 2

    Release Date1985

    TracksTennessee Christmas, Homecoming Christmas, Joseph and Mary's Boy

    Length (mins)00:38:27

    LabelRCA Records

    Genres (Music)Country

    "Santa Claus (I Still Believe In You)" 

    "Christmas in Dixie"

    "Tennessee Christmas"

  • 3

    A Very Kacey Christmas

    Kacey Musgraves
    86
    24

    "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"

    "Present Without A Bow"

    "Ribbons And Bows"

  • 4

    Christmas Together

    Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood
    65
    11

    "Marshmallow World"

    "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?"

    "I'm Beginning to See the Light"

  • 5

    Release Date1986

    ProducerJimmy Bowen

    TracksAway in a Manger, Merry Christmas Strait to You, Winter Wonderland

    Length (mins)00:29:18

    Genres (Music)Country, Christmas music

    "Frosty The Snowman"

    "There's A New Kid In Town"

    "White Christmas"

  • 6

    Release Date2003

    TracksPretty Paper, Silver Bells, Thank God for Kids

    Genres (Music)Country

    "All I Want For Christmas Is A Real Good Tan"

    "Silver Bells"

    "Christmas In Dixie"

  • 7

    "Grown-Up Christmas List"

    "Hark! The Hearld Angels Sing"

    "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year"

  • 8
    60
    27

    Release Date2006

    TracksSilver Bells, [untitled], Away in a Manger

    Genres (Music)Country, Christmas music

    "Penguin, James Penguin"

    "Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy"

    "Born on Christmas Day"

  • 9

    Once Upon a Christmas

    Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers
    40
    9

    Release Date1984

    TracksWhite Christmas, Silent Night, The Greatest Gift of All

    Length (mins)00:35:27

    LabelRCA Records

    Genres (Music)Christmas music

    "I Belive In Santa Claus"

    "With Bells On"

    "White Christmas"

  • 10

    Release Date1991

    Genres (Music)Christmas music

    "Figgy Pudding"

    "What Child Is This?"

    "It Came Upon The Midnight Clear"

  • 11

    Fresh Cut Christmas

    George Strait
    39
    10

    Release Date2006

    TracksJoy to the World, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Up on the Housetop

    Genres (Music)Country, Christmas music

    "Up on the Housetop"

    "Joy to the World"

    "We Three Kings" 

  • 12

    Home for Christmas

    Dolly Parton
    51
    22

    Release Date1990

    TracksThe Little Drummer Boy, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Go Tell It on the Mountain

    LabelColumbia

    Genres (Music)Country, Christmas music

    "Go Tell It on the Mountain"

    "O Little Town Of Bethlehem"

    "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"

  • 13
    43
    18

    Release Date2002

    TracksLet It Snow & Winter Wonderland, Forever Christmas Eve, The Season for Romance

    Length (mins)00:39:19

    Genres (Music)Country, Pop music, Christmas music

    "The Reason For Romance"

    "Baby It's Cold Outside"

    "Forever Christmas Eve"

  • 14

    Elvis Christmas

    Elvis Presley
    30
    8

    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"

  • 15
    36
    14

    "I'll Be Home for Christmas"

    "Under the Weather"

    "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"

  • 16

    My Kind of Christmas

    Reba McEntire
    42
    21

    "Hard Candy Christmas"

    "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on a Open Fire)"

    "Winter Wonderland"

  • 17

    Light of the Stable

    Emmylou Harris
    39
    18

    Release Date1979

    TracksLittle Drummer Boy, The First Noel, Golden Cradle

    Genres (Music)Country, Christmas music

    "Light of the Stable"

    "Christmas Time's A-Coming"

    "O Little Town of Bethlehm"

  • 18
    35
    14

    "O Come, All Ye Faithful"

    "To Heck with Ole Santa Claus"

    "Away in a Manger"

  • 19
    38
    18

    Release Date2002

    TracksSilent Night, Let It Be Christmas, Silver Bells

    Genres (Music)Country

    "Let It Be Christmas"

    "Jingle Bells"

    "Winter Wonderland"

  • 20
    39
    19

    Release Date2007

    TracksLittle Drummer Boy, Joy to the World, Silent Night

    Genres (Music)Country

    "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"

    "Winter Wonderland"

    "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"

  • 21
    21
    1

    Release Date1963

    TracksBlue Christmas, Silent Night, Who Kept the Sheep

    LabelColumbia

    Genres (Music)Country

    "The Christmas Spirit" 

    "The Gifts They Gave"

    "Ballad of the Harp Weaver"

  • 22

    "If We Make It Through December"

    "Bobby Wants a Puppy Dog for Christmas"

    "Santa Claus and Popcorn"

  • 23
    20
    4

    Release Date1989

    TracksThe Christmas Song, Meet Me Under the Mistletoe, Pretty Paper

    Length (mins)00:27:52

    Genres (Music)Country

    "Old Time Christmas" 

    "Winter Wonderland"

    "Pretty Paper"

  • 24

    The Sweetest Gift

    Trisha Yearwood
    20
    5

    Release Date1994

    TracksIt Wasn't His Child, Reindeer Boogie, The Sweetest Gift

    Length (mins)00:32:42

    Genres (Music)Country, Christmas music

    "Sweet Little Jesus Boy"

    "Santa Claus Is Back in Town"

    "The Christmas Song" 

  • 25
    27
    18

    Release Date2008

    TracksWhat Child Is This?, Winter Wonderland, Joy to the World

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Country, Christmas music, Big Band

    "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"

    "O Holy Night"

    "Joy to the World"