The Best R&B Christmas Albums Of All Time

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Vote up your favorite R&B Christmas albums.

Nothing goes better with hot chocolate in the wintertime than the best R&B Christmas albums of all-time. Featuring great Christmas songs from popular R&B singers, like John Legend, Whitney Houston, Boyz II Men, and Mary J. Blige, this list of R&B holiday albums is the perfect starting point for creating your Christmas music playlist. What are the top Christmas R&B albums ever?

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

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  • This Is Christmas
    Luther Vandross
    78 votes
    • Length (mins): 00:48:05
    • Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Christmas music, Soul music, Contemporary R&B

    "Please Come Home For Christmas"

    "Every Year, Every Christmas"

    "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"

  • One Wish: The Holiday Album
    48 votes
    • Producer: Whitney Houston, Gordon Chambers
    • Length (mins): 00:43:22
    • Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Christmas music, Soul music

    "The First Noel"

    "The Christmas Song"

    "Little Drummer Boy"

  • The Temptations Christmas Card
    39 votes
    • Label: Gordy
    • Genres (Music): Soul music

    "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"

    "Silent Night"

    "My Christmas Tree"

  • Merry Christmas
    Mariah Carey
    70 votes
    • Producer: Walter Afanasieff, Mariah Carey
    • Length (mins): 00:39:38
    • Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Christmas music, Soul music, Contemporary R&B

    "All I Want for Christmas Is You"

    "O Holy Night"


  • The Magic of Christmas

    The Magic of Christmas

    Nat King Cole
    21 votes
    • Genres (Music): Christmas music, Jazz, Vocal jazz

    "Deck the Halls"

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

    "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen"

  • Snowflakes
    Toni Braxton
    41 votes
    • Producer: L.A. Reid, Daryl Simmons, Babyface, Trackmasters Entertainment
    • Length (mins): 00:43:09
    • Genres (Music): Pop music, Christmas music, Jazz, Contemporary R&B

    "Holiday Celebrate"

    "Christmas Time Is Here"

    "Santa Please..."