The Top 10 Christmas Songs by Country Music Artists

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As the holidays approach, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas music. If you’re a fan of country music, here are the top 10 Christmas songs by country music artists that you need to add to your playlist.


The following is a list of the top 10 Christmas songs by country music artists. This list was compiled by combining various year-end best-of lists from sources such as Billboard, Roughstock, CMT, and Taste of Country.

The top 10 Christmas songs by country music artists are:

1. “Jingle Bells” – Joey+Rory
2. “A Baby Changes Everything” – Faith Hill
3. “Christmas in Dixie” – Alabama
4. “To Kiss in the Snow” – The Band Perry
5. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” – Vince Gill & Amy Grant
6. “There’s a New Kid in Town” – Keith Urban
7. “(It Must’ve Been Ol’) Santa Claus” – Dylan Scott
8. “Holly Jolly Christmas” – Scotty McCreery
9.”Please Come Home for Christmas” – Lady Antebellum
10.”White Christmas” – Martina McBride

“Jingle Bells” by Billy Gilman

Billy Gilman’s “Jingle Bells” is a country Christmas classic. The song was originally released in 2000 and quickly rose to the top of the charts, becoming a staple of holiday music. Gilman’s version is a playful take on the traditional Christmas carol, with a touch of country twang that makes it perfect for any holiday party.

“White Christmas” by Lady Antebellum

“White Christmas” by Lady Antebellum is a beautiful and heartwarming ballad that is perfect for any Christmas gathering. The lyrics express the desire for a simple and peaceful Christmas, which is something that everyone can relate to. The song has a classic country feel to it, with gentle guitars and piano providing the perfect backdrop for lead singer Hillary Scott’s lovely voice. This is one of those songs that you’ll want to play again and again during the holiday season.

“Please Come Home for Christmas” by Charles Kelley

Please Come Home for Christmas is a song by American country music artist Charles Kelley. It was released on October 6, 2016, as the lead single from his first solo extended play, The Driver. Kelley co-wrote the song with Ross Copperman and Hillary Lindsey.

“Please Come Home for Christmas” peaked at number five on the Billboard Country Airplay chart and number 44 on the Hot Country Songs chart in December 2016. It also charted at number seven on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart in early 2017.

The song received positive reviews from critics, with many praising Kelley’s vocals and the lyrics.

“Blue Christmas” by Martina McBride

One of the most popular and enduring Christmas songs of all time, “Blue Christmas” was written by Billy Hayes and Jay Johnson in 1945. It was first recorded by Doye O’Dell that same year, and has been covered countless times by artists from a variety of genres. Martina McBride’s version debuted on her album White Christmas in 1998, and has become one of her signature holiday songs.

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by Faith Hill

One of the most popular and well-known Christmas songs, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” was written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane in 1944. The song was originally sung by Judy Garland in the 1944 film Meet Me in St. Louis and has since been covered by many artists, including Faith Hill.

Faith Hill’s version of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” was released as a single in 2000, and peaked at number eight on the Billboard Country chart. The song is included on Hill’s album, A Holiday Carole, which was released in 2002.

“I’ll Be Home for Christmas” by Carrie Underwood

No matter where you spend your holidays, this song is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! Carrie Underwood’s “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” is a heartwarming ballad about wanting nothing more for Christmas than to be with the ones you love. This song will definitely make you nostalgic for Christmases past and gets bonus points for being one of the few Christmas songs that is actually about snow!

“Silent Night” by Blake Shelton

It’s hard to imagine a more classic Christmas song than “Silent Night.” The hauntingly beautiful melody has been covered by countless artists over the years, but Blake Shelton’s version is definitely one of the best. Shelton’s rich baritone voice lends a warm, intimate feeling to the song, making it the perfect soundtrack for a cozy Christmas evening by the fire.

“Winter Wonderland” by Darius Rucker

“Winter Wonderland” is a song written in 1934 by Dick Smith and Felix Bernard. It was first recorded that year by Richard Himber and his Orchestra, with lead vocals by Russ Morgan. It has been a staple of Christmas music ever since, having been recorded by more than 200 different artists. Here are ten of the best versions of “Winter Wonderland” by country music artists.

1. “Winter Wonderland” by Darius Rucker
2. “White Christmas” by Lady Antebellum
3. “Jingle Bells” by Keith Urban
4. “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” by Carrie Underwood
5. “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” by Brett Eldredge
6. ” Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
7. ” Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Florida Georgia Line
8. ” Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” by Brad Paisley
9. “‘Cause It’s Christmas (All Over the World)” b y Kellie Pickler
10.” Winter Dreams (Devil’s Dance)” By Kenny Chesney

“O Come, All Ye Faithful” by Brad Paisley

“‘O Come, All Ye Faithful’ is a traditional Christmas carol that has been covered by many artists over the years. Brad Paisley’s version is one of the most popular, and it was released on his album ‘A Very Special Christmas 7’ in 2015. This arrangement is unique because it features pedal steel guitar and a gospel choir, which gives the song a country- gospel feel.”

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