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The Carpenters – Top Ten Christmas Music

The holiday season conjures up and paints iconic images like snow covered window panes and stockings by the chimney fire or if you’re in Los Angeles, buying Christmas trees in seventy degree weather; however, nothing truly captures the image of the holidays like a lovely holiday soundtrack like The Carpenter’s “Christmas Portrait.”

The Carpenters: Merry Christmas, Darling

With the lovely, sweet and ethereal vocals of Karen Carpenter and soothing piano music performed by Richard Carpenter, it is no wonder the talented and dynamic duo is capable of crafting the most beloved Christmas songs for the most celebrated holiday season.

By recreating their own renditions of timeless classics and also crafting their own delightful 70’s Christmas songs, The Carpenters have been known for performing some of the most cherished Christmas songs of their time such as classic hits “Merry Christmas, Darling” and “The Christmas Song” that have delighted people from all ages for decades.

“Christmas Portrait” features a range of heart rendering 70’s love songs to ring true to the holiday season most responsible for making people fall in love. Reminiscent of some of their classic hits like “We’ve Only Just Begun” and “Close To You,” “Christmas Portrait” offers the same type of musicality of these hits, but specifically made to enjoy for the holidays.  No album can quite encapsulate the holiday season with as much heart and smoothness as “Christmas Portrait.”

Being the only Christmas Album christened with the presence of Karen Carpenter’s vocals, it has become iconic and a mainstay in Christmas play lists.

Carpenters ChristmasThis vocal and instrumental duo were iconic in the 70’s and their delightful music has a timeless quality that can still transition to current times and be labelled a classic and considered an album of historical significance.


If you would like soothing, sensitive and lovely holiday music to accompany your holiday experience, the Carpenters’ “Christmas Portrait” is the ideal soundtrack to listen to as you exchange gifts with loved ones and participate in all the holiday festivities the season has to offer.

According to Radio Santa, Nothing truly communicates the spirit of the holiday season like The Carpenters’ first Christmas Album entitled “Christmas Portrait.”

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The Beach Boys – Top Ten Christmas Music

“The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album” features sunny, surf rock renditions of holiday songs that are perfect to listen to while spending the holidays in California.

Though, the majority of the nation is used to bundling up and experiencing snow storms during the holiday season, this album pays adage to why experiencing the wonder of the holiday season with the year-round sunshine of Southern California is the best way to celebrate holiday festivities.

The Beach Boys: White Christmas

Staying true to the Beach Boys’ signature style and not delving outside of it, “The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album” is a fusion of surf rock and beloved Christmas carols.

Along the same style of Beach Boy favourites like “Good Vibrations” and “Surfing U.S.A,”  “The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album” has the same surfin’ style, but instead pays tribute to the most wonderful time of the year.

Featuring beloved classics like “Blue Christmas,” “White Christmas,” and “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” and also featuring songs with the golden, personal touch of Brian Wilson like “Merry Christmas, Baby” and “Little Saint Nick,” these collection of holiday songs are perfect to add to any Christmas album collection.

Known for their euphoric melodies that conjure up images of beach boardwalks and ocean fronts, The Beach Boys incorporate their own trademark style on this holiday album and is one of the most beloved albums of all time.

beach boys white christmas“The Beach Boys’ Christmas album” features a wide range of songs from emotional ballads to playful ballads to rockin’ tunes. This collection of songs made it on Radio Santa’s Top Ten play list for its versatility and ability to fuse their signature style into some of the world’s most beloved Christmas songs of the season.


To liven up your holiday season, “The Beach Boys’ Christmas album” will serve as a perfect soundtrack to any holiday setting and bring to life why California is the ideal place to be during the holidays.

Whether you’re in the mood for upbeat music instead of sentimental tunes, “The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album” is an ideal soundtrack for any holiday party or festivity and will ensure to have you in the holiday mentality.

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Rod Stewart – Top Ten Christmas Music

Rod Stewart’s “Merry Christmas, Baby” features the signature and distinctive raspy vocals of the American songwriter in his easy- listening renditions of holiday songs.

Rod Stewart incorporates a variety of genres in his interpretations of Christmas songs such as rock, folk music, soul music, and blues. Grammy Award-Winning, legendary singer  Rod Stewart features both traditional Christmas songs and original songs in this swinging, yuletide album.

Rod Stewart: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Featuring traditional songs like “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” “Silent Night,” and “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?”  with a soft rock twist, Rod Stewart’s “Merry Christmas, Baby” album embodies the Christmas spirit to perfection.

The album features a variety of award winning and eclectic mix of artists collaborating with Rod Stewart including Cee Lo Green, Ella Fitzgerald, Mary J. Blige and Michael Buble which adds a refreshing twist and sets it a part from most holiday albums.

The album is lush and soulful and embraces the true meaning of Christmas. This holiday from one of the best selling recording artists of all time speaks volumes about his talent and versatility. Standouts of the album include “Red Suited Super Man” which is an original and unique and pays adage to Santa Claus himself.

Along with other standouts on the album, “Red Suited Super Man”  is one of the main reasons why Radio Santa put this album in Radio Santa’s Top Ten Christmas Albums. It is not easy to bring peace, joy and love and deliver presents to every single home across the world; hence,Radio Santa Claus appreciates that Rod Stewart took a little time out of his day to write a song that strokes Radio Santa’s ego.


Rod Stewart ChristmasIf you love the timeless soul that Rod Stewart has nailed down to perfect and love holiday songs, then Rod Stewart’s “Merry Christmas, Baby” is for you. This Christmas album is contemporary and showcases Stewart’s soulful style at new heights.

With collaborations with new and contemporary artists and remastered yuletide carols that will bring the spirit of the holidays  to where you are, Rod Stewart’s “Merry Christmas, Baby” is a classic staple for the holiday season.

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Nat King Cole – Top Ten Christmas Music

The holiday season can spark and create some of the most special moments with loved ones. It’s only necessary for the holiday season to have a soundtrack to complement these cherished memories.

Nat King Cole’s “The Magic of Christmas” album is an intricately crafted album to decorate and adorn your memories during the special, holiday season.

Nat King Cole: The Christmas Song

With Nat King Cole’s sentimental, emotionally charged vocals and the delicate instrumentals and orchestrations present in the album, Nat King Cole’s “The Magic of Christmas” album is a must-listen during the holiday season. Nat King Cole’s soothing quality of his voice brings the ideals of the holidays like peace and serenity to fruition.

Nat King Cole’s accompanying choir additionally adds angelic harmonizing vocals to enhance Cole’s renditions of these classic Christmas carols.

Featuring Christmas classics such as “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “The Christmas Song” and “O’ Little Town of Bethlehem,” it is easy to fall in love to these classic tunes all over again. Nat King Cole’s “The Magic of Christmas” album pays adage to the original Christmas carols in a classic way.

Radio Santa’s favorite on the album includes “Silent Night” which is iconic because of Cole’s standout performance of the Christmas favorite. The album features original songs by Nat King Cole like “Cradle In Bethlehem” that can be an ideal addition to any Christmas play list.


Nat King Cole’s “The Magic of Christmas” album is ideal to listen to while relaxing by the stocking-adorned fireplace, as the distinct aroma of a Christmas tree and burning wood fills the decorated room.

You will find yourself humming along and fully immersed in the spirit of the holidays and completely forgetting all the worries and fears of this past year which is central to the spirit of the holidays.

Nat King Cole’s “The Magic of Christmas” album has been a favorite for decades due to the timeless nature of the album and its ability to enliven the holiday season.

It is impossible not to fall in love with these timeless classics and sing along to these holiday favorites during the most wonderful time of the year.

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Michael Bublé – Top Ten Christmas Music

Reputable for his on-stage charisma and bearing inevitable comparisons to legendary icons like Frank Sinatra, multi-platinum artist Michael Bublé has become a musical singing sensation and his album “Christmas” has catapulted him to even greater heights of success.

Bublé’s signature croon and old time soul complements Christmas carols and jingles perfectly.

Michael Bublé: “Christmas” (Baby Please Come Home)

“Christmas” features a duet with rock and country recording artist Shania Twain and classic, soulful renditions of Christmas classics reminiscent of greats like Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. The charismatic crooner brings the holidays to life with his show stopping vocals and classic and timeless renditions of holiday classics.

Bublé shows range by covering essential holiday classics like “Santa Baby” and also covering Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” with his signature classic croon and magnetic energy.

Standouts on the album include his interpretation of “Jingle Bells,” “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas,” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.”


By incorporating a classic style and adding a contemporary flair to all these holiday tunes, Bublé achieves an admirable feat by successfully incorporating vintage styles with the current mainstream of music with ease.

“Christmas” is both effortlessly timeless and contemporary without overstepping the boundaries.

Michael Buble - Christmas“Christmas” adds spark to any holiday with Bublé’s talented ability to do the holidays at an accomplished standard. With the liveliness and style of the classic jazz era and  retaining the true spirit of Christmas that the classic carols embodied, Bublé’s “Christmas” album can be considered an album that captures the holiday spirit of the season perfectly and offers a contemporary rendition that stays true to the classics of before.

The holiday season is the perfect time to spend time with loved ones and relish the many colors of the seasons from the twinkling Christmas lights to the pine smell of the Christmas tree to enjoying hot cocoa next to a stocking-adorned fire place.

Adding a remarkable soundtrack to the mix, can not only enhance your experience of Christmas but help you treasure your memories more. Michael Bublé’s “Christmas” album can help enhance your holiday experience and make each memory unforgettable.

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Mannheim Steamroller – Top Ten Christmas Music

A class of its own, Mannheim Steamroller is the most popular symphonic pop, holiday album and has been a mainstay in Christmas music. Primarily known for its contemporary renditions of Christmas music, Mannheim Steamroller’s album “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas” has been a signature staple for holiday music.

These yuletide melodies are holiday classics that have been embraced during the holidays for decades and with its continuous success during the holidays will continue to be.

Mannheim Steamroller: Deck The Halls

Making Christmas music for three decades, Mannheim Steamroller has been a traditional holiday staple. With his innovative approaches to yuletide favorites, Mannheim Steamroller has been able to liven up Christmas songs in a creative fashion.

Incorporating synthesized instruments and even doing duets with the likes of Olivia Newton-John, Mannheim Steamroller has been bringing a new electronic spin to the Christmas spirit during the holidays.

“Mannheim Steamroller Christmas” was release nearly 20 years ago, but its timeless quality makes it a Christmas favorite during the holidays. Standout traditional songs on the album include “Deck The Halls,” “We Three Kings” and “Stilla Nacht ” which demonstrates why this album is a quintessential holiday classic.

Additional tracks include French Christmas carol, “Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella” and “Good King Wenceslas” which are memorable and lush.

These orchestral renditions of yuletide carols help you feel the magic of the holidays and provide the ideal soundtrack to any holiday gathering.

Being a best-seller for Christmas albums, “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas” album is a symphonic pop masterpiece and will guide you through the holidays with ease. These symphonic pop classics are updated contemporary renditions of Christmas music that you’ll grow to love with its electronic interpretations.


Christmas music is time where reunions happen and a time meant to be spent with loved one next to a Christmas tree with twinkling lights and eating holiday dishes. Having an accompanying soundtrack that embodies the love and spirit of the holidays is  equally as important to any holiday occasion.

“Mannheim Steamroller’s Christmas” provides that ideal music to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year for its eloquence and creativity and elaborate orchestrations that will make any holiday memorable.

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Frank Sinatra – Top Ten Christmas Music

Whether your holiday season involves indulging on a shopping frenzy to pick out the perfect gifts for friends or relatives or preparing all the holiday essentials to make a festive holiday environment like Christmas lights or a Christmas tree, “The Sinatra Christmas Album” will help relieve all the holiday stress and help you recognize what celebrating the holiday season is truly about.

Frank Sinatra’s, the most beloved crooner, own interpretations of music from the holiday season are perfect for the holiday season for all ages.

Frank Sinatra: Jingle Bells

With the sensational and amorous croon of Sinatra’s timeless vocals that has accompanied many love ballads, Sinatra’s vocals seem perfectly made to sing holiday carols. Each Christmas song Sinatra performs can easily conjure up the most sentimental and timeless holiday memories and lighten up your holiday season.

If you want to be put in the Christmas mentality and spirit or lift your spirits from all the worries left over from the previous season, listening to “The Sinatra Christmas Album” is a definite must.

From Sinatra’s heartening and playful rendition of “Jingle Bells” to Sinatra’s lovely and moving rendition of “The Christmas Waltz,” Frank Sinatra’s riveting performances of these Christmas favourites have been able to make it Radio Santa’s top ten list for its timeless quality.

“The Sinatra Christmas Album” has been delighting individuals for decades every holiday season since it portrays the holiday season most accurately and most beautifully. This collection of classic Christmas songs can accompany your holiday season and allow you to experience the magic and splendour of the holiday season in a new way.


Frank Sinatra ChirstmasIt’s easy to lose focus of what matters in life with the hustle and bustle of life, but upon listen of these classic Christmas tracks, it is easy to fall in love with the joy of life that the holidays always seems to remind us of. Forget the commercialism that the holidays seem to always engulf us in, and remember the simple pleasures like listening to a classic carol all over again.

“The Sinatra Christmas Album” provides the perfect soundtrack to go along with experiencing a fulfilling holiday season.

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Elvis Presley – Top Ten Christmas Music

“Elvis’ Christmas Album” by Elvis Presley, the “King of Rock,” adds a rockin’ spin to the holidays with his interpretations of the original Christmas songs and also adding some Christmas originals and gospel songs to the mix.

The Rock N’ Roll legend’s rendition of timeless classical Christmas songs were released in 1957 and has been added along with other  collection of holiday songs with historical significance to Radio Santa’s Top Ten Favorite Christmas Album list.

Elvis Presley: Blue Christmas

This timeless treasure and first collection of Christmas songs from Elvis Presley is not far from Graceland and stays true to Elvis Presley’s risqué style and also plays up his more sentimental side.

Presley effortlessly managed to integrate rhythm and blues and rock and roll to the classical holiday music genre with ease.

As opposed to adhering to the rules and falling victim to the conventional Christmas music genre, his distinct rockabilly vocals sets this finely-honed Christmas album apart from other holiday albums. Nobody can beat the King of Rock at his own game, and he has not only made Rock N’ Roll what it is today, but has even set the tone for many holiday albums with “Elvis’ Christmas Album.”

Featuring the “King’s” smash hits “Blue Christmas” and “Santa Claus Is Back In Town,” “Elvis’ Christmas Album” features the edgy crooner’s highlight singles during the span of his iconic career and remains one of the best selling holiday albums.


This album alone helped solidify Elvis Presley’s iconic status. Presley’s rendition of “White Christmas” is a holiday staple that has been a holiday favourite for decades.

Whether you have listened to this album for decades or are listening to it for the first time, it is impossible for “Elvis’ Christmas Album” to lose its lustre. “Elvis’ Christmas Album” is a gem, in itself.

If your Christmas is in need of some rockin’ hits to kick off the holiday season, “Elvis’ Christmas Album” will not disappoint.

The holiday season is not complete without listening to this holiday album with the royal touch of the “King of Rock N’ Roll” Ring in the holiday season with the “King of Rock N’ Roll!” with “Elvis’ Christmas Album.”

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Ella Fitzgerald – Top Ten Christmas Music

Whether you are an aficionado of jazz or swing music or not, jazz songbird Ella Fitzgerald’s Christmas album “Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas” will bedazzle you with its infectious rhythm and upbeat melodies that sets it apart from other traditional holiday albums.

If you love scat, swing, or jazz music and holiday music, this fusion of genres will provide the best holiday music as you make memories this holiday season.

Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas

This collection of holiday songs with interpretations by the “Queen of Jazz” herself features classic holiday songs like “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town,”“Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and  “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” with a classic and vintage jazz twist.

Standout “What Are You Doing New Years’ Eve?” showcases Fitzgerald’s golden vocals filled with tender emotion and sentiment making this a holiday classic to add to any soundtrack during the holiday season.

“Let It Snow!” features traditional jazz instrumentals like the saxophone and Fitzgerald’s jazzy, smoldering vocals to ring in the holiday season with style and sass.

All these upbeat interpretations of holiday songs by jazz songstress Ella Fitzgerald are perfect to listen to while spending time with loved ones and getting into the holiday mentality.

Whether your Christmas is low key and quiet or filled with liveliness, Ella Fitzgerald’s “Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas” can compliment both types of atmospheres.


Ella Fitzgerald - A Swinging ChristmasConsidered a favorite of Santa Radio this year, “Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas” brings some of the most beloved classic holiday carols to life with her strong vocals and hip, jazz ensemble to accompany her golden pipes.

If you’re tired of overplayed, schmaltzy renditions of holiday songs, this album is the best recommendation with its unique and lively renditions of classics holiday carols and diverse range of song types that will get your spirits up for the wonderful holiday season.

“Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas” has the power to take you back to a lovelier time, specifically to an elegant and happening jazz location with a spotlight on the “Queen of Jazz” herself. Let the “Queen of Jazz” provide the premium jazz soundtrack for your holiday season.

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Mariah Carey – Top Ten Christmas Music

Throughout the holiday season, chances are you will hear one of America’s most beloved Christmas songs “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by songstress Mariah Carey.

On top of hearing this classic hit, chances are you’ll hear many renditions and covers of this hit due to the fact this classic Christmas song has been a smashing hit single since it was originally released in 1994. 

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

Mariah Carey’s “Merry Christmas” album features “All I Want For Christmas Is You” along with a variety of catchy songs by the diva songstress. Her soulful rendition of traditional Christmas song “Silent Night” featuring a gospel choir is a standout on the album along with her lovely and moving interpretation of “O Holy Night” where her signature high octave vocals come into play and are absolutely stunning and awe-inducing.

The five-time Grammy Award Winning Mariah Carey’s soulful and enchanting vocals do all these holiday songs justice and enhance these lovely carols. Her impressive vocal range spans many octaves and all her interpretations of these holiday songs are filled with passion and raw emotion. Each song is incredibly infectious and that is why Mariah Carey’s “Merry Christmas” album has been a classic and a signature for the holiday season.

Mariah Carey’s “Christmas Album” is a pop and soul album that is enjoyable for the entire family during the holidays. It is a universal album that has received constant airplay and has been one of Mariah Carey’s most accomplished albums.


Mariah Carey Christmas AlbumIf you are yearning to hear a gospel infused, soulful yuletide album, Mariah Carey’s “Christmas Album” is the holiday album that will satisfy your need. Mariah Carey’s “Merry Christmas” is Carey’s first Christmas album and is her best-selling Christmas album to date.

Mariah Carey’s “Merry Christmas” has continued to show success since its release more than a decade ago.

Discover the magic of the holiday season with this yuletide soundtrack that has been delighting individual for more than a decade. Mariah Carey’s “Merry Christmas” soundtrack showcases her powerful vocals she is famous for and is filled with festive holiday songs that will keep you cheerful during the entire season.

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