Looking for some new music to get you into the holiday spirit? Check out our list of pop artists you need on your Christmas music playlist!
No matter what your thoughts are on Justin Bieber, there’s no denying that he’s become one of the biggest pop stars in the world. And as we all know, Christmas is the time for pop music! Whether you’re looking for some festive tunes to get you in the holiday spirit or just want something to sing along to while you’re decorating the tree, Justin Bieber’s Christmas music is sure to get you into the holiday spirit.
So what are you waiting for? Add Justin Bieber to your Christmas music playlist today!
Ariana Grande is an American singer and actress. She began her career in the Broadway musical 13, before landing the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television series Victorious in 2010. The show ended after four seasons, and Grande starred on the spinoff, Sam & Cat, which ended in 2014. She has also appeared in other theatre and television roles and lent her voice to animated television and films.
Grande’s music career began with the soundtrack Music from Victorious (2011). She signed a recording contract with Republic Records in 2011 and released her debut studio album, Yours Truly, in 2013, which debuted at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200. The album’s lead single, “The Way”, peaked in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, with critics comparing her wide vocal range to that of Mariah Carey. Grande’s second studio album, My Everything (2014), debuted at No. 1 in the US and charted within the top 10 in 24 other countries. With the lead single “Problem” and several others from that album, she was continuously in the mainstream throughout 2014 and 2015. In 2016, she released her third studio album Dangerous Woman , as well as several songs from it including “Into You”, which peaked at No. 4 of US Billboard Hot 100 . dangerous woman was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at Grammy Awards . In 2017 , she released two songs: “Be Alright”, which charted within US Billboard Hot 100 ,and “No Tears Left To Cry”. The latter marked a return to pop-oriented music following Grande’s EVOLVE ,where she experimented different genres such as R&B , Hip Hop or EDM .
The release of Sweetener marks a new creative era for Grande; one that is more introspective and personal than anything she has done before. In an interview with Vogue published on August 6, 2018, two days before Sweetener was released, she spoke about how making the album helped her cope with anxiety and PTSD stemming from the Manchester Arena bombing during her Dangerous Woman Tour stop there on May 22, 2017.
Formed in 2011, a cappella group Pentatonix first rose to prominence by winning The Sing-Off, a competitive reality show for vocal bands. Since then, they’ve gone on to enjoy massive success, releasing a string of best-selling albums and embarking on sell-out tours worldwide.
While their original material leans more towards pop and EDM, Pentatonix have also released several critically acclaimed covers of Christmas songs. Their beautiful renditions of classics such as ‘Silent Night’ and ‘Hallelujah’ are guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit!
Sia is a Australian singer-songwriter who gained popularity in the early 2000s. She has since released six studio albums, with her most recent, Everyday is Christmas, coming out in November of 2017. The album includes both original holiday songs and covers of classics such as “Santa’s Coming for Us” and “Silent Night.”
Stefani has been in the music industry for over three decades, first as the front woman of No Doubt and then as a solo artist. In that time, she’s released some of the catchiest pop songs ever written, including “Just a Girl,” “Hollaback Girl,” and “The Sweet Escape.” Stefani has also proven herself to be a talented Christmas songwriter with her 2016 holiday tune, “Santa Baby.” The track is a sultry update of the 1953 Christmas classic originally sung by Eartha Kitt. Stefani co-wrote the song with longtime collaborators Rick Nowels and Justin Tranter, and it quickly became a holiday radio staple.
Mariah Carey is a legendary figure in the pop music world, and her Christmas songs are some of the most popular and well-loved of all time. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is a holiday classic, and her other Christmas songs are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. If you’re looking for some pop Christmas music to add to your playlist, don’t forget Mariah Carey!
No matter what your thoughts are on Christmas music, you have to admit that Michael Bublé’s voice is just made for the holiday season. The Canadian crooner has been steadily releasing Christmas albums since his 2003 debut, and he even has a holiday TV special airing on NBC this year. His take on classics like “White Christmas” and “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas” are sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
Kelly Clarkson’s musical career started by winning American Idol in 2002, and now she has released her own Christmas album. She has a beautiful voice that is perfect for holiday music. Her album includes classic Christmas songs like “White Christmas” and “Silent Night,” as well as some original songs like “Christmas Eve.”