It really isn’t a proper Christmas if “Jingle Bells” isn't blaring in your ears everywhere you go during the month of December. The song was originally was composed in 1850 by James Lord Pierpont, and was intended to be a Thanksgiving celebration song.
While it didn’t quite pan out that way, the song instead became a Christmas staple a few years later, as various musicians began to cover it.?
There are a ton of renditions out there of the iconic Christmas track, but Billboard selected the best of the best. Below, take a look at the greatest versions of “Jingle Bells” that need to be on your holiday playlist immediately.