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So Delightful: Michael Buble’s ‘Let It Snow’ Hits No. 1 on Adult Contemporary Chart

The song is the first holiday hit to lead the list this season.

Michael Bublé‘s “Let It Snow! (10th Anniversary)” doesn’t show signs of stopping, as it hits No. 1 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart (dated Dec. 11).

The song is Bublé’s sixth AC No. 1, and his third consecutive carol to lead, after his Idina Menzel duet “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” which reached the summit in December 2014, and his ballad cover of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” which jingled to the top in December 2010.

Bublé previously led AC with “Haven’t Met You Yet” (2010), “Everything” (2007) and “Home” (2005).

“Let It Snow! (10th Anniversary)” is from the 10th anniversary edition, released Nov. 12, of Bublé’s album Christmas. The set has spent five weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, beginning in December 2011, and jumps 9-3 on the latest list (59,000 equivalent album units, up 51%, according to MRC Data). It also adds a record-extending 32nd week at No. 1 on the Top Holiday Albums chart.

Now with three seasonal AC No. 1s, Bublé matches Kimberley Locke for the second-most such leaders, after Josh Groban, with four. Jim Brickman and Meghan Trainor each boast two.

“Let It Snow! (10th Anniversary)” is the 26th holiday No. 1 on the AC chart since 2000, around the time that most stations in the format began playing seasonal songs 24/7 between Thanksgiving and Christmas each year. It also joins “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” and “This Christmas” in having topped the tally twice.

Here’s an updated recap of all the holiday songs that have hung atop AC’s highest bough since 2000:

Title, Artist, Chart Date Reached No. 1, Weeks at No. 1
“Let It Snow! (10th Anniversary),” Michael Bublé, Dec. 11, 2021, one (to date)
“White Christmas,” Meghan Trainor feat. Seth MacFarlane, Dec. 12, 2020, four
“Like It’s Christmas,” Jonas Brothers, Dec. 14, 2019, three
“Cozy Little Christmas,” Katy Perry, Dec. 29, 2018, one
“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” John Legend feat. Esperanza Spalding, Dec. 8, 2018, three
“Santa’s Coming for Us,” Sia, Dec. 23, 2017, three
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” Brett Eldredge feat. Meghan Trainor, Jan. 7, 2017, one
“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” Josh Groban, Dec. 24, 2016, one
“This Christmas,” Train, Dec. 17, 2016, two
“This Christmas,” Seal, Jan. 2, 2016, one
“Baby It’s Cold Outside,” Idina Menzel duet with Michael Bublé, Dec. 20, 2014, three
“Underneath the Tree,” Kelly Clarkson, Dec. 2, 2013, four
“Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow,” Rod Stewart, Dec. 8, 2012, five
“All I Want for Christmas Is You,” Michael Bublé, Dec. 10, 2011, five
“Oh Santa!,” Mariah Carey, Dec. 18, 2010, four
“A Baby Changes Everything,” Faith Hill, Dec. 20, 2008, three
“I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” Josh Groban, Dec. 22, 2007, three
“Frosty the Snowman,” Kimberley Locke, Dec. 15, 2007, one
“It Came Upon a Midnight Clear,” Daryl Hall John Oates, Dec. 30, 2006, two
“Jingle Bells,” Kimberley Locke, Dec. 23, 2006, one
“Up on the Housetop,” Kimberley Locke, Dec. 17, 2005, four
“Believe,” Josh Groban, Dec. 11, 2004, five
“Sending You a Little Christmas,” Jim Brickman with Kristy Starling, Jan. 3, 2004, one
“O Holy Night,” Josh Groban, Dec. 28, 2002, two
“Simple Things,” Jim Brickman feat. Rebecca Lynn Howard, Jan. 5, 2002, one
“The Christmas Shoes,” NewSong, Jan. 6, 2001, one