Whether you’re snuggled up next to that special someone, or throwing a holiday bash, you’re going to need music to get you in the holiday spirit. The Verge Team has come up with the 12 best songs for any occasion this season, guaranteed to fill you with cheer – enjoy!
1.All I Want for Christmas Is You, Mariah Carey
You can’t go wrong with Mariah’s killer vocals! Let’s be real, they would make the Grinch dance.
2. Baby It’s Cold Outside, Idina Menzel and Michael Bublé
This spin on a classic features two of the biggest voices in the industry, I dare you to not sing along.
3. A Holly Jolly Christmas, Burl Ives
A more fun Christmas song does not exist. This classic will get everyone in the holiday spirit.
4. Christmas Canon, Trans-Siberian Orchestra
A little rock and roll never hurt anybody! The Trans-Siberian Orchestra packs massive amounts of instrumental talent into their holiday hit.
5. Do You Want to Build A Snowman?, Kristen Bell, Agatha Lee Monn and Katie Lopez
Frozen is such a happy, family-friendly movie; friends and family of all ages can sing along.
6. It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas, Michael Bublé
Seriously, this man has the voice of 10,000 angels; he even makes this holiday hit sound sexy!
7. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, Sam Smith
Sam Smith is taking over our headphones and our hearts. His voice is beyond beautiful, guaranteeing a ‘merry little Christmas.’
8. Feliz Navidad, Jose Feliciano
Lighthearted and catchy, but still full of Christmas spirit!
9. Santa Tell Me, Ariana Grande
A catchy pop-hit from the talented Ariana Grande will have you singing and dancing around the tree!
10. Little Saint Nick, The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are the definition of a good time. ‘Little Saint Nick’ is guaranteed to make you and your guests sing along.
11. Carol of the Bells, Pentatonix
Pentatonix is relatively new to the music scene, but talented nonetheless. Check out their total acapella version of this holiday hit.
12. Do They Know It’s Christmas, Band Aid 30
Star-studded and beautifully put together, the single is guaranteed to warm your heart as you remember purchasing the single helps fight the Ebola virus.