Christmas The Best R&B Christmas Albums  

Christmas Music
2.8k votes 1k voters 110.9k views 59 items

List of all Christmas R&B albums, ranked from best to worst. For many, R&B Christmas albums capture the essence of the holiday spirit. Some of the biggest bands and artists of the genre released holiday songs that were much better than the traditional songs that flooded airwaves, allowing for the popularity of R&B 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. R&B groups like Destiny's Child, Boyz II Men and The Supremes released music that captured the holiday spirit. Not to be outdone, Anita Baker, Whitney Houston, Brian McKnight and let's not forget Patti LaBelle also released Christmas albums.

There are some albums that feature the traditional, standard songs, or reinterpreted songs like by The Winans and by the legendary Babyface. 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. 

What are the best R&B Christmas albums? This list of Christmas R&B music includes the names of the best R&B Christmas songs. From innovative takes on traditional songs to recreating the versions that have been around for years, R&B singers and groups sure now how to make holiday music enjoyable. Take a look at other lists like 1960s Christmas albums.

1
204 77
Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
The Jackson 5

2
139 45
This Is Christmas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Luther Vandross

3
95 23
One Wish: The Holiday Album is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Whitney Houston

4
137 50
Merry Christmas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Mariah Carey

5
103 36
Christmas Interpretations is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums

6
92 34
The Temptations Christmas Card is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums

7
68 24
Someday at Christmas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Stevie Wonder

8
42 11
Home for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Luther Vandross

9
50 17
A Special Christmas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums

10
50 17
Christmas With Babyface is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums

11
63 28
Snowflakes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Toni Braxton

12
38 12
Winter Loversland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Tamar Braxton

13
47 21
I'll Be Home for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
The Isley Brothers

14
33 11
Funky Christmas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
James Brown

15
52 26
8 Days of Christmas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Destiny's Child

16
40 18
I'll Be Home for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums

17
31 11
Silver and Gold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Vanessa L. Williams

18
35 16
A Mary Christmas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Mary J. Blige

19
26 9
Christmas With Yolanda Adams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums

20
35 17
Motown Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Various Artists

21
23 7
20th Century Masters: The Chri... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums

22
28 13
Miss Patti's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Patti LaBelle

23
21 7
Star Bright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Vanessa L. Williams

24
23 9
A Mary Mary Christmas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums

25
26 12
Christmas Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R&B Christmas Albums
Anita Baker