Many of us will be spending the Christmas weekend hanging out with family, exchanging gifts, getting some extra sleep and eating… a lot. Since Christmas music is usually playing in the background during this time of year, we decided to compile a list of our favorite Christmas songs of 2011, in order of views on YouTube.
5. Jack Johnson – “In The Morning:” Though Johnson’s song channels island sentiment rather than the traditional wintry Christmas, the acoustic guitar melodies of “In The Morning” are gentle and calming. The video for this song has 37,994 views on YouTube.
4. She & Him – “Baby It’s Cold Outside:” The latest rendition of Frank Loesser’s song, by Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, is a fast-paced and more upbeat version of the popular Christmas song. With 210,945 views on YouTube, “Baby It’s Cold Outside” will have you playing the song on repeat.
3. Michael Bublé – “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town:” Michael Bublé’s impressive vocals will make you want to sing along — and wish you had a better voice to do so. The cheerful and timeless jazz sounds make for a perfect song to play during your family Christmas party. The official video for “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” has garnered 1,472,114 views on YouTube.
2. Justin Bieber & Mariah Carey – “All I Want for Christmas Is You:” Justin Bieber’s collaboration with Mariah Carey on her 1994 song, “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” has become an instant hit, with 16,801,409 views on YouTube. We love that Bieber brought this song back!
1. Justin Bieber – “Mistletoe:” Justin Bieber’s Christmas love song “Mistletoe” is sure to be that song you get stuck in your head over the holiday weekend. With 78,955,941 views on YouTube, “Mistletoe” makes the top of our list for Best Christmas Songs of 2011.