Music

The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums 

Christmas Music
Updated December 20, 2019 626 votes 288 voters 25.7k views 28 items

This list of all Christian rock Christmas albums is ranked from best to worst. For many, Christian rock Christmas albums capture the essence of the holiday spirit, even if the music isn't quite what you'd expect to hear around holiday time. Some of the biggest bands and artists of the genre have released holiday songs that were much better than the traditional songs that flooded airwaves, allowing for the popularity of Christian rock songs, which are among the most requested during the holiday season. The albums featured on this list are some of the most well known and popular titles of that genre, and likely introduced an entirely new audience to holiday and Christmas music. These are some of the most popular Christmas songs of all time and some of the greatest jingles in the history of music. Christian bands like Jars of Clay, Third Day, and Steven Curtis Chapman released music that captured the holiday spirit. Not to be outdone, Michael W. Smith, and let's not forget Reliant K, also released Christmas albums.

There are some albums that feature the traditional, standard songs, or reinterpreted songs. No matter what style or type of Christmas song you enjoy, you're likely to find an album on this list that will fit whatever music you enjoy. There are even many Christian metal Christmas songs and albums these days, as well as Christmas songs by Christian artists of practically every sub-genre.

What are the best Christian rock Christmas albums? What are the best Christmas Christian rock song? Take a look here and see for yourself.

This is the list of Christian rock Christmas albums. From innovative takes on traditional songs to recreating the versions that have been around for years, Christian rock bands sure now how to make holiday music enjoyable. Take a look at other lists like Punk Christmas albums and Instrumental Christmas Albums.

list ordered by
1
Let It Snow Baby ... Let... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Relient K (2007); Tracks: Handel's Messiah (The Hallelujah Chorus), Santa Clause Is Thumbing to Town & Boxing Day
2
X Christmas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
3
August Burns Red Present... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
John T. Reed II added By August Burns Red (2012); Tracks: Flurries, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen & Sleigh Ride
4
Christmas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
5
Deck the Halls, Bruise Y... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Relient K (2003); Tracks: Handel's Messiah (The Hallelujah Chorus), I Hate Christmas Parties & Deck the Halls
6
Midnight Clear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
John T. Reed II added

Various Artists from Solid State Records

7
Christmas Offerings is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Third Day (2006); Tracks: Merry Christmas, Born in Bethlehem & Away in a Manger
8
Rock Power Praise: Volum... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
9
Happy Christmas Vol. 5 ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
John T. Reed II added
10
Into the Silent Night | ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
11
Christmastime is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Michael W. Smith (1998); Tracks: Sing We Now of Christmas & O Come O Come Emmanuel & Emmanuel, Welcome to Our World & I Saw Three Ships & Joy to the World
12
Happy Christmas Vol I is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
13
Home for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Amy Grant (1992); Tracks: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year & Grown-Up Christmas List
14
Christmas Songs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Jars of Clay (2007); Tracks: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (acoustic version), The Gift of St. Cecilia & God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
15
Noel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
16
The Dawn of Grace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Sixpence None the Richer (2008); Tracks: Carol of the Bells, River & O Come
17
The Broken Christmas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
18
It's a Wonderful Christm... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Michael W. Smith (2007); Tracks: It's a Wonderful Christmas, Christmas Angels & A Highland Carol
19
Peace on Earth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
Danny Marks added By Casting Crowns (2008); Tracks: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, God Is With Us & While You Were Sleeping
20
The Christmas Hope is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
Danny Marks added
21
All I Really Want for Ch... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Steven Curtis Chapman (2005); Tracks: All I Really Want, The Night Before Christmas & I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
22
Christmas Is All in the ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
23
The Music of Christmas ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Steven Curtis Chapman (1995); Tracks: Christmas Is All in the Heart, Precious Promise & Going Home for Christmas
24
Repeat the Sounding Joy ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
Danny Marks added By Phillips and Craig & Dean; Tracks: Sleigh Ride, Be it Unto Me & Angels We Have Heard on High / Joyful
25
An Angel's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Christian Rock Christmas Albums
By Phil Keaggy (1999); Tracks: Good Christian Men Rejoice, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus & For Hearth and Home