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White Christmas According to the Guinness Book of World Records, White Christmas by Bing Crosby is not only the best-selling Christmas/holiday single in the United States, but also the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales in excess of 50 million copies worldwide.
Top 10 Selling Christmas Songs of All Time
50 of the Best Christmas Songs of All Time
|1||The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)Nat King Cole|
|2||All I Want for Christmas Is You Mariah Carey|
|3||Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town – Live at C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY – December 1975 Bruce Springsteen|
|4||Last Christmas Wham!|
|5||Do You Hear What I Hear? Whitney Houston|
In a YouGov poll of 1,200 US adults, we asked America about their favorite Christmas tune. The results are in, and it’s a tie between Silent Night (13%) and All I Want for Christmas is You (13%). There’s also a tie for second place, between O Holy Night (12%) and Jingle Bell Rock (12%).
The Top 18 Christmas Carols, Ranked by Nicholas ParkerDecember 23, 2016
Well, it’s an oldie but goodie, as Bing Crosby’s classic White Christmas is not only best-selling Christmas song, but the best-selling single of all time. The 1942 song, written by Irving Berlin and performed by Bing Crosby, has sold an estimated 50 million copies since its release.
Now take a look at the most popular Christmas songs as voted for by Hits Radio listeners.
Only two acts in history can claim to have had three Christmas number ones in consecutive years. Those are The Beatles and the Spice Girls (the Fab Four actually have four to their name, more than anybody in history), though YouTuber LadBaby is hoping to join their ranks in 2020.
Elvis’ Christmas Album According to the most recent record album certifications, the holiday album title that has shipped the most copies in the United States is Elvis Presley’s 1957 LP Elvis’ Christmas Album, which is certified by the RIAA for shipment of 17 million copies in the U.S. (3 million copies of the original 1957 release on RCA …
Below is a list of the most profitable Christmas songs:
Elsewhere in the list are Wham! and Tony Mortimer of East 17, whose festive classics, Last Christmas and Stay Another Day earn them estimated 300,000 and 97,000 respectively. Not too shabby for playing dress-up in silly white puffer jackets, eh?
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From the staples to the surprises, here are the most popular Christmas candies in America.
50 Classic Christmas Songs
|1||White Christmas Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers, John Scott Trotter & His Orchestra|
|3||A Holly Jolly Christmas – Single Version Burl Ives|
|4||Jingle Bells Jim Reeves|
|5||Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) – 1947 Version Gene Autry|
|6||Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town – 1946 Version Perry Como|
Michael Buble Michael Buble crowned the new King of Christmas music.
Sentimental holiday favorite Silent Night tops the list with 137,315 recorded versions, followed by White Christmas, Jingle Bells, The Christmas Song and Winter Wonderland filling out the top five.
It’s generally accepted that one of the first Christmas carols ever to be recorded was the 129 AD ‘Angels Hymn’, according to The New Daily. Around this time, Christianity-themed hymns started taking over the previous pagan songs celebrating Winter Solstice.
The single reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart on 11 December 1993, replacing Meat Loaf’s I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That), which had been in the No. 1 spot for seven weeks.
Most weeks at number one
|Number of weeks||Artist(s)||Song|
|19||Lil Nas X (1 week solo, 18 weeks featuring Billy Ray Cyrus)||Old Town Road|
|16||Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men||One Sweet Day|
|Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber||Despacito|
|14||Whitney Houston||I Will Always Love You|
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey in a scene from Mariah Carey’s Christmas Special. Little wonder Carey has begun calling herself the Queen of Christmas, and scattering tinsel across platforms.
The holiday season is almost herewhich means it’s perfectly acceptable to blast the best Christmas songs at an ear-screeching decibel, if that’s what you’re into. But what Christmas classic is the most popular of all time? Well, going off Spotify, that honor goes to All I Want for Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey.
Probably, but for the sake of it, here are the 10 most popular songs in the world according to YouTube.
And YouTube’s most-viewed Christmas music video is
9 to 5 by Dolly Parton reached the top spot for two non-consecutive weeks on February 21 and March 14, 1981, sandwiched with two weeks of I Love a Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt. Sheena Easton’s No. 1 hit 9 to 5 was retitled Morning Train to avoid confusion.
Not long later, The Beatles came back and bagged their fourth and final Christmas Number One: Hello, Goodbye in 1967.
I Love Sausage Rolls Traditionally the volume of record sales in the UK peaks at Christmas, with the Christmas number one being considered especially prestigious, more so than any other time of year, with bookmakers taking bets on the act who will be the chart topper. … List.
|Song||I Love Sausage Rolls|
|Weeks at No. 1||1|