Here are the best Christmas songs from the past century
The Best Christmas Songs of All Time list, as compiled by the New York Times, is a great way to discover the best of popular music from the last 100 years.
Here are some of the top 10 Christmas songs of all time.1.
“The Night Before Christmas” from “The Snow Queen” (1949)This song, which was recorded for radio and television, was released on Christmas Eve 1949.
It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1949.
The song was nominated as one of the best song from the year, and has been played at many Christmas events for decades.2.
“Merry Christmas” (1950)This famous Christmas song was recorded in 1953 for the film “Mudbound” and later released on the radio.
It is a classic Christmas song that is loved by fans.
It features some of Hollywood’s most memorable actors including Humphrey Bogart, Robert Mitchum, Fred Astaire, and Errol Flynn.3.
“A Christmas Carol” (1965)This classic Christmas anthem is a timeless classic, and is played at every Christmas event.
The lyrics of the song are sung in rhyme with the lyrics of a classic nursery rhyme, so you can’t go wrong with this classic.4.
“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (1969)This popular Christmas song has been recorded for more than 20 years and was featured in the movie “Riddick.”
The song is about a reindeer and is based on a true story of a re-indeer that fell in love with a woman and was kidnapped by wolves.5.
“Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” (1973)The song “Santa is Coming to town” is the song that became a national anthem and has become a staple of holiday music for decades in the United States.
It has been featured in many movies and television shows, including “Santa’s workshop” in the television series “Santa,” “The Christmas Carol,” “Mulan,” and “Sleeping Beauty.”6.
“I’m a Santa Claus” (1978)This Christmas classic has become one of America’s most iconic Christmas songs.
It’s sung by several celebrities including Jimmy Buffett, John Wayne, and Jerry Seinfeld.7.
“We’re All in This Together” (1989)This is the best-known Christmas song.
The original version was recorded by Bob Dylan and was recorded at the Newport Folk Festival in 1967.
It became a Christmas favorite and has long been heard at many holiday gatherings.8.
“Christmas Is Coming” (1993)This timeless classic Christmas classic was recorded and recorded for a movie, “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
It was also a television show.9.
“Little Red Riding Hood” (1997)This catchy Christmas song is the one that has become the signature song of the modern era.
It can be heard at every holiday event.10.
“God Bless You, Mr. President” (1999)This powerful Christmas song, first performed by President Bill Clinton in 1998, is still used in many areas of the country today.
It first appeared in the “Little Shop of Horrors” episode of the NBC television series, “America’s Got Talent.”11.
“Jingle Bells” (2000)This charming Christmas song made its debut in the series “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.”
It is still performed at Christmas events.12.
“Happy Birthday, Baby” (2002)This one-of-a-kind Christmas song from this classic animated film has become an enduring Christmas tradition.
It also was a hit for “The Little Mermaid” in 2003.13.
“Aladdin” (2004)This animated movie was a huge hit for Disney.
It grossed more than $1 billion in its opening weekend and has since been re-released numerous times.
It stars Dwayne Johnson, Bill Murray, and Robin Williams.14.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” (2007)This iconic Christmas classic is often performed at Thanksgiving dinners and is a favorite at many parties.15.
“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (2010)This movie made the list for best Christmas film in 2010.
It follows the story of Snow White and her friends who go on an adventure to the kingdom of Arendelle.16.
“Frozen” (2013)This beloved Disney film has been a hit in both the United Kingdom and the United of States.
The film has earned an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Award for best animated film.17.
“Wreck-It Ralph” (2014)This Disney film is known for its humor and its characters, and was also nominated for the Oscar for best original song.
It had an Academy Awards win in 2014 for best music video.18.
“Oingo Boingo” (2015)This was the first Christmas film that came out in theaters.
It came out on Christmas Day and the song “Oooooh” was the most popular Christmas singalong.