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A Very Merry K-Pop Christmas: BTS, Blackpink, NCT 127 & More Celebrate With New Holiday Covers

“Santa Tell Me (Ariana Grande)" Cover by NAYEON
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“Santa Tell Me (Ariana Grande)" Cover by NAYEON

Christmas may be over, but it's never a bad time for a great Christmas song. And this year, many popular K-pop stars shared covers of their favorite Yuletide favorites, ranging from classics to wintery pop songs.

Whether it was BTS’ carol medley to TWICE’s Nayeon singing Ariana Grande’s “Santa Tell Me,” there was a lot of lovely songs to hear from the world of K-pop for Christmas 2019. 

Take a listen to some 2019 Christmastime covers by K-pop stars below. 


BLACKPINK’s Rosé graced the world with her rendition of Nat King Cole’s “This Christmas.”

BTS performed a medley of Christmastime classics during the SBS’ Gayo Daejun event.

TWICE’s Nayeon and AKMU’s Suhyun each performed Ariana Grande’s “Santa Tell Me.”

Apink’s Eunji also performed the Grande song, along with Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”

Mark & Haechan of NCT collaborated on covers of EXO's "First Snow" and Justin Bieber's "Mistletoe," while bandmates Yuta performed a cover of TVXQ's "White” in his native Japanese and Doyoung covered labelmate Taeyeon’s “This Christmas.”

Taeyang of SF9 shared his piano version of “Last Christmas” with the world.

Day6 performed Kelly Clarkson’s “My Grownup Christmas List” and the classic “Let It Snow” during their concert series in Seoul this week.

And though it may not be a Christmas song, VIXX’s Ken blessed the world with his version of Frozen 2’s “Into the Unknown,” a huge hit in South Korea this winter. 

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