The 40 holiday tunes mark the most in the chart’s history, breaking the record of 31 in January 2019 and January 2020.
Holiday music sets a new mark on Billboard’s weekly Streaming Songs chart, with 40 seasonal titles populating the Jan. 2-dated survey.
In all, 80% of the chart -- 40 of the 50 songs – are holiday tunes, breaking the mark set during the previous two holiday seasons. The Jan. 5, 2019, list boasted 31 holiday titles, equaled again on Jan. 4, 2020.
The entire top 30 of the latest chart is comprised of holiday songs as well. Previously, not even the entire top 10 had been held by such titles, let alone the top 30.