With the merriest time of the year just around the corner, the mood is all jolly and festive. Why shouldn't your playlist reflect the joy and gaiety too? Hit the right notes, sing along with Mariah Carey as she croons mellifluously, "All I want for Christmas is you!" Even if in reality what you would really like is a new PlayStation or tonnes of cool Christmas gifts. Presenting a specially curated list of best Christmas songs 2023 that you will probably be playing on a loop all year round.
1. "California Christmas" - In Real Life
Relive the magic of celebrating a warm and merry Christmas with the adorable boy band. Enjoy the little things in life with the ones who truly matter!
2. "Glittery" - Kacey Musgraves ft. Troye Sivan
Lose yourself in the embrace of a loved one as you share a kiss under the mistletoe with this melodious ballad playing in the background.
3. "Cozy Litte Christmas" - Katy Perry
Enjoy this 2018 hit that encapsulates the spirit of this beautiful time of the year beautifully. So ask Mr. Santa to take the day off and enjoy a massage, while you drink whiskey and get a little frisky!
4. "Like It's Christmas" - Jonas Brothers
The best gift from the Jonas brothers this Christmas. Groove and swing along to the cheery melody with loved ones around the X-Mas tree.
5. "Christmas in New York" - Lea Michele
Nothing smells more like Christmas than NYC all decked up in red and green, pretty much like a gift of warmth and gaiety! Listen to Lea Michele describing the dream that the city looks like and all her wish list says is simply another Christmas in her favorite city.
6. "All I Want (For Christmas)" - Liam Payne
For couples who have had a rough year, breaking up and making up innumerable times this year, this song gets as real as it can get. So snuggle up, wrapped up in sheets, put presents under the tree and have a merry jolly Christmas!
7. "A Hand For Mrs. Claus" - Idina Menzel (ft. Ariana Grande)
Ok, so we are all a big fan of the benevolent, bearded, paunchy fella and his tribe of reindeers, but who is the one who actually runs the show, and goes through all the wish lists? Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is indeed the time to give some Christmas love to Mrs. Claus!
8. "Candy Cane Lane" - Sia
Now, who doesn't love munching on the sweet treats? Grab on your best friend's arm and enjoy a little jig to this musical melody.
9. "Mistletoe" - Justin Bieber
Beliebers, this one is for you. Enjoy the sweetness and warmth of pure emotions in this number.
10. "What Christmas Means To Me" - John Legend
To each one of us, Christmas holds a special meaning. Sometimes it is the little cards, sometimes the candles burning low... Enjoy the sweet nothings with John Legend crooning in the background.
11. "All I Want For Christmas Is You" - Mariah Carey
No Christmas party is complete without Mariah Carey's ultimate party starter. It consistently features in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Holiday 100. One of the best Christmas songs no Christmas songs list can be complete without this number.
12. "Carol of the Bells" - Lindsey Stirling
Serenade your special someone to the rising octaves of this melody hailing the Christmas cheer!
13. "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" - Jess & Gabriel
Sing in exultation and praise the Lord with this beautifully sung duet by a husband and wife as you sit near the tree, surrounded by presents and the warmth of loved ones.
14. "Hey Sis, It's Christmas" - RuPaul (feat. Markaholic)
What do you get when you mix some out of the world rap with mindblowing beats? The best party song ever! Here's to the best Christmas that ever existed!
15. "Believe" - Josh Graban
Believe in the magic of Christmas with this classic from the evergreen "The Polar Express".
16. "Winter Things" - Ariana Grande
With bae in tow, even the hottest of days can be enjoyed as if it were one cold chilly day. Hit the ice skating rink, build some snowmen and live the snowy vanilla dream and do some more winter things!
17. "Feliz Navidad" - El Vez
Wish your near and dear ones a Merry Christmas from the bottom of your heart with this holly jolly song.
18. "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" - Michael Buble'
With the bells jingling around the corner, and trees adorning every square and hall, you just know in your bones that Christmas is around the corner. Pretty toys in every store and the holly hanging on your own door, it's surely beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
19. "One More Sleep" - Leona Lewis
If bae has been away for too long and will be home soon for the Holidays, this song should be ranking pretty high on your playlist.
20. "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - Mariah Carey
If Chandler got stuck at work in Tulsa, this is probably what Monica would be singing near her decked up Christmas tree!
21. "Underneath the Tree" - Kelly Clarkson
Christmas is a hundred times merrier with a loved one holding you tight. Celebrate the beautiful bond that you share with near and dear ones with Kelly Clarkson rendering words to all you have ever felt but probably weren't able to express so well.
22. "Drummer Boy" - Justin Bieber
The music is dope and so is the rap. Get drumming with this funky number. Dish out some food and warmth to those in need and have the best Holidays ever!
23. "Last Christmas" - Ariana Grande
Let go of the past baggage and celebrate the festival with someone new and more deserving of your love and affection.
24. "Santa Claus Is Comin To Town" - Bruce Springsteen
Ti's the time to be good and jolly cos Santa Claus is comin' to town! Ho! ho! ho!
25. "Last Christmas" - Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae's cover of the Christmas classic is a balm to an aching heart. Tune in for some chill 80's vibes.
26. "Christmas in Harlem" - Kanye West (Feat. Prynce Cy Hi & Teyana Taylor)
We have all got a special someone in our lives who is no less than Santa Claus. Enjoy this melody with them and set the temperatures soaring high!
27. "Looks Like A Cold Cold Winter" - Ingrid Michaelson
For when its cold outside and warm inside, you know what you need to do! Grab on that comforter, snuggle up near the crackling fire and you are pretty much sorted to beat the chill.
28. "Christmases When You Were Mine" - Taylor Swift
Reminisce of all the love that you had once for someone who may not be there with you anymore. Tinged with hope, love, and longingness, this Taylor swift number is like wrapping open a box of treacle and memories.
29. "This Christmas" - PJ Morton
Got a new love interest this holiday season? Get to know them a bit better this Christmas under the mistletoe with PJ Morton egging you on!
30. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" - Sam Smith
Happy and golden days, ones filled with love, happiness ad friendship are on the anvil. Welcome the Christmas cheer with this classic.
31. "8 Days of Christmas" - Beyonce
If you are blessed with a bae who knows how to make ya feel special, you would surely enjoy this treat for the ears from the 2000s.
32. "Christmas Cookies" - George Strait
This fun song surely puts you in the mood for some bakin' and lovin'! Enjoy an impromptu jig while you put a fresh batch in the oven.
33. "Holly Jolly Christmas" - Michael Buble'
The mistletoe is hung near and a cup of cheer awaits... Sounds holly jolly good?! Dig in for more of the good stuff coming your way this Christmas!
34. "My Only Wish This Year" - Britney Spears
Britney captures the secret wish of most of us who yearn for that one special person they can call their own...
35. "Jingle Bells" - Gwen Steffani
Get the sleigh rolling and the party started with this classic albeit with a bit of rock 'n roll thrown in.
36. "Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays" - NSYNC
When the room is filled with love from the floor to the ceiling, you know that the best time of the season is here!
37. "We Three Gentlemen" - Lindsey Stirling
Enjoy the medley of melody that ensues when the piece starts playing.
38. "You Make It Feel Like Christmas" - Gwen Stefani
Christmas is a feeling, one to be enjoyed with a warm blanket of love and gaiety. thank the ones who made this Christmas special with this classic beauty.
39. "Silent Night" - Beyonce
Enjoy this rendition of the Christmas classic with vocals rendered by none other than Beyonce herself.
40. "Bird Machine (Jingle Bells Edition)" - DJ Snake
Saving the best for the last, this one will have you groovin' in no time!
Here's to a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! Cheers amigos! Keep grooving and spreading those gifts of smiles.