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The week's most popular holiday songs, ranked by radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen BDS. This chart is refreshed with new data only during the winter holiday season.

HOLIDAY AIRPLAY

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
73
WEEKS ON CHART
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
Songwriter(s)
J.Marks
Producer(s)
O.Bradley
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMe | Decca/MCA Nashville
Gains in performance

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Brenda Lee Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree Billboard Holiday Airplay
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
Last
Peak
73  Weeks

2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Marks
Producer(s):
O.Bradley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Decca/MCA Nashville
2
Burl Ives A Holly Jolly Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
A Holly Jolly Christmas
Last
Peak
75  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Marks
Producer(s):
M.Gabler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Decca/MCA Special Products/Geffen
3
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Bobby Helms Jingle Bell Rock Billboard Holiday Airplay
Jingle Bell Rock
Last
Peak
72  Weeks

4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Beal, J.Booth
Producer(s):
O.Bradley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Decca/MCA Nashville
4
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Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas Is You Billboard Holiday Airplay
All I Want For Christmas Is You
Last
Peak
72  Weeks

1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, W.Afanasieff
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
5
Nat King Cole The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) Billboard Holiday Airplay
The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)
Last
Peak
72  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.H.Torme, R.Wells
Producer(s):
L.Gillette
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Capitol
6
Play
Andy Williams It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Billboard Holiday Airplay
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
Last
Peak
75  Weeks

7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Wyle, E.Pola
Producer(s):
R.Mersey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
7
Jose Feliciano Feliz Navidad Billboard Holiday Airplay
Feliz Navidad
Last
Peak
69  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Feliciano
Producer(s):
R.Jarrard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA
8
John & Yoko/The Plastic Ono Band With The Harlem Community Choir Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Billboard Holiday Airplay
Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
John & Yoko/The Plastic Ono Band With The Harlem Community Choir
10  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Lennon, Y.Ono
Producer(s):
J.W.Lennon, Y. Ono, P.Spector
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Apple/Capitol
9
Band-Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? Billboard Holiday Airplay
Do They Know It's Christmas?
11  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Geldof, M.Ure
Producer(s):
M.Ure, T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Band Aid Trust/Mercury
10
Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride Billboard Holiday Airplay
Sleigh Ride
18  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Decca
11
Johnny Mathis It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
13  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
12
Bing Crosby White Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
White Christmas
Last
Peak
72  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
I.Berlin
Producer(s):
J.S.Trotter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Decca/MCA Special Products/Geffen
13
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) Billboard Holiday Airplay
Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24)
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic/Lava
14
Andy Williams Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season Billboard Holiday Airplay
Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season
20  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
15
Paul McCartney Wonderful Christmastime Billboard Holiday Airplay
Wonderful Christmastime
14  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.McCartney
Producer(s):
P.McCartney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | MPL/Capitol
16
Gene Autry Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Billboard Holiday Airplay
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
17  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Marks
Producer(s):
A.Satherley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia Nashville
17
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Canon Billboard Holiday Airplay
Christmas Canon
16  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Lava/Atlantic
18
Bing Crosby It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
21  Last
12  Peak
26  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Decca/MCA/Geffen
19
Elvis Presley Blue Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
Blue Christmas
22  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Hayes, J.W.Johnson
Producer(s):
S.Sholes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA
20
Daryl Hall John Oates Jingle Bell Rock Billboard Holiday Airplay
Jingle Bell Rock
24  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA
21
Play
Wham! Last Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
Last Christmas
12  Last
Peak
75  Weeks

12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
22
Vince Guaraldi Trio Linus & Lucy Billboard Holiday Airplay
Linus & Lucy
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Fantasy
23
Bruce Springsteen Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town Billboard Holiday Airplay
Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
25  Last
13  Peak
58  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
24
Eagles Please Come Home For Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
Please Come Home For Christmas
15  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
B.Szymczyk, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Asylum/Elektra
25
Jimmy Durante Frosty The Snowman Billboard Holiday Airplay
Frosty The Snowman
38  Last
25  Peak
12  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Warner Bros.
26
Thurl Ravenscroft You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch Billboard Holiday Airplay
You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch
44  Last
26  Peak
11  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Turner Entertainment
27
David Foster Carol Of The Bells Billboard Holiday Airplay
Carol Of The Bells
48  Last
21  Peak
31  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Interscope
28
Amy Grant Winter Wonderland Billboard Holiday Airplay
Winter Wonderland
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Amy Grant/Sparrow
29
Carpenters Home For The Holidays Billboard Holiday Airplay
Home For The Holidays
28  Last
18  Peak
22  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | A&M
30
The Harry Simeone Chorale The Little Drummer Boy Billboard Holiday Airplay
The Little Drummer Boy
26  Last
10  Peak
40  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Simeone, K.Davis, H.Onerati
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | 20th Century Fox/Mercury
31
Martina McBride Silver Bells Billboard Holiday Airplay
Silver Bells
37  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA Nashville
32
Gene Autry Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) Billboard Holiday Airplay
Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
27  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Autry, O.Haldeman, H.Melka
Producer(s):
M.Hunt, H.Flatt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia Nashville
33
Perry Como (There's No Place Like) Home For The Holidays Billboard Holiday Airplay
(There's No Place Like) Home For The Holidays
42  Last
14  Peak
14  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA
34
Air Supply Winter Wonderland Billboard Holiday Airplay
Winter Wonderland
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
35
Play
Dean Martin Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow Billboard Holiday Airplay
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
35  Last
30  Peak
Weeks

35
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Styne, S.Cahn
Producer(s):
L.Gillette
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Capitol
36
James Taylor Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
37
Carpenters Merry Christmas Darling Billboard Holiday Airplay
Merry Christmas Darling
23  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | A&M
38
Carpenters Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
34  Last
20  Peak
12  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | A&M
39
Frank Sinatra With Cyndi Lauper Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Billboard Holiday Airplay
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Frank Sinatra With Cyndi Lauper
41  Last
13  Peak
15  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Special Olympics/A&M
40
Amy Grant It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Billboard Holiday Airplay
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Amy Grant/Sparrow
41
Dean Martin Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Billboard Holiday Airplay
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | The Dean Martin Family Trust
42
Mariah Carey Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) Billboard Holiday Airplay
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
29  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
43
Vince Guaraldi Trio Christmas Time Is Here Billboard Holiday Airplay
Christmas Time Is Here
50  Last
30  Peak
11  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Fantasy
44
Kelly Clarkson Underneath The Tree Billboard Holiday Airplay
Underneath The Tree
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Clarkson, G.Kurstin
Producer(s):
G.Kurstin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | 19/RCA
45
Vince Vance & The Valiants All I Want For Christmas Is You Billboard Holiday Airplay
All I Want For Christmas Is You
30  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Stone, T.Powers
Producer(s):
J.Stroud
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | Waldoxy
46
Elvis Presley Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) Billboard Holiday Airplay
Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
Last
46  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA
47
The Ronettes Sleigh Ride Billboard Holiday Airplay
Sleigh Ride
40  Last
10  Peak
24  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Anderson, M.Parish
Producer(s):
P.Spector
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Phil Spector/EMI Blackwood
48
The Percy Faith Orchestra & Chorus We Need A Little Christmas Billboard Holiday Airplay
We Need A Little Christmas
The Percy Faith Orchestra & Chorus
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
49
Whitney Houston Do You Hear What I Hear Billboard Holiday Airplay
Do You Hear What I Hear
32  Last
14  Peak
29  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Arista
50
Harry Connick, Jr. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Billboard Holiday Airplay
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
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