It’s the time of year for unapologetically cranking up those Christmas jams and getting into the holiday spirit. With a variety of streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon Music, and Tidal, it’s easier than ever to play your favorite tunes while decking the halls. Get ready for some oldies, goodies, and new releases in the upcoming list of six holiday music albums to have on rotation this year.
A Holly Dolly Christmas – Dolly Parton
All hail the queen, Dolly Parton. Dolly’s 47th album release, A Holly Dolly Christmas, was just released in October 2020 and definitely deserves a spot on your holiday playlist rotation. With some amazing duets featuring artists like Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jimmy Fallon, and Randy Parton, you’ll love the classic twists on this joy-filled Dolly album.
The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album – The Beach Boys
Chill out and take in the Santa surf vibes on the The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album, released in 1964. With seven standard Christmas tunes and five originals, this album has proved to be a long-running Christmas success over the years.
Merry Christmas – Mariah Carey
Merry Christmas by Mariah Carey is a charming holiday collection featuring the high-octave vocals of this legendary artist. It’s not Christmas until you sing “All I Want For Christmas Is You” in your best Carey voice.
My Gift – Carrie Underwood
The soothing voice of Carrie Underwood will take you away in her first and only just-released Christmas album, My Gift. The album features classic Christmas standards and a few original tracks that offer that ethereal country feel Underwood is known for.
Christmas – Michael Bublé
The soulful Michael Bublé Christmas album is full of the classics with a subtle, unique twist, with one Bublé original also included on the album. Cuddle up and get cozy with this heartfelt Christmas album.
Featuring various styles and artists, the Winter Wonderland album has a little bit of everything. There are 26 classic Christmas songs to enjoy, with festive features like “White Christmas” by Bing Cosby, “Jingle Bells” by Frank Sinatra, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee, and many more.
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