The breakout singer released her first holiday effort, Christmas Kisses, this year, complete with a welcomed update to the oft-covered "Last Christmas." Listen to her rendition here.
Bad Religion, 'Christmas Songs'
The punk rock band recorded Christmas Songs, including covers of "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" and "White Christmas," plus their 1993 track "American Jesus." Listen to their rendition of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" here.
Kelly Clarkson, 'Wrapped in Red'
The American Idol alum released her first Christmas album, Wrapped in Red, this year, complete with a holiday special on NBC. Watch her "Underneath the Tree" music video here.
'The Best Man Holiday' Soundtrack
While The Best Man Holiday was one of 2013's hit sequels, its soundtrack is also full of heartwarming soon-to-be Christmas classics from Jordin Sparks, Mario, Monica, Emeli Sande and more. Listen to Ne-Yo's "I Want to Come Home for Christmas" here.
The Killers, 'Christmas in L.A.'
The group releases a holiday song every year to support a charity, calling on Dawes to record "Christmas in L.A." this year. Watch the music video with Owen Wilson here.
Mary J. Blige, 'A Mary Christmas'
The R&B legend released A Mary Christmas, produced by David Foster and featuring collaborations with Jessie J, The Clark Sisters and Barbra Streisand. Watch her video for "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" here.
Dave Barnes, 'A December to Remember'
The singer followed up his first holiday album with A December to Remember, complete with a new and romantic "Better Than Christmas Day" song. Listen to it here.
'Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas'
The Duck Dynasty family's Christmas album features the lighthearted collaboration between Willie Robertson and Luke Bryan, which they performed during CMA's Country Christmas special this year (watch it here). Despite (or perhaps because of) Phil Robertson's recent controversial comments, the album is enjoying a sales gain.
The viral Sing-Off champions rereleased their holiday album, adding new tracks like their arrangement of "Little Drummer Boy." Watch the music video here.
'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
Of the many tracks from Disney's animated feature Frozen, "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" from Kristen Bell, Agatha Lee Monn and Katie Lopez is the wintry request that's hot on the charts. Listen to it here.
Erasure, 'Snow Globe'
The British synth-pop duo released Snow Globe, a mix of original songs and Christmas covers that they hope highlights the darker side of the holiday that most forget about. Listen to "Bells of Love (Isabelle's of Love)" here.
Jewel, 'Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection'
The singer released her second holiday album, Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection, and stopped by The Queen Latifah Show to perform the title track with the host. Watch it here.
Straight No Chaser, 'Under the Influence: Holiday Edition'
For their latest album release, Under the Influence: Holiday Edition, the hit a cappella group nabbed Paul McCartney for an arrangement of "Wonderful Christmastime." Listen to it here.
Leona Lewis, 'Christmas, With Love'
The X Factor U.K. alum also recorded her first holiday effort, Christmas, With Love, this year, which includes the Christmas countdown track "One More Sleep." Watch the music video here.
Tamar Braxton, 'Winter Loversland'
The reality TV personality and younger sister of Toni Braxton released two albums this year, including her holiday effort, Winter Loversland. Watch the music video for her Christmas song "She Can Have You" here.
Susan Boyle, 'Home for Christmas'
The Britain's Got Talent breakout is the first British artist to ever feature a posthumous duet with Elvis Presley on her album. Watch the video for her "O Come, All Ye Faithful" with Presley here.
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