Why do we love a Christmas playlist so much? Because this time of year, the music you listen to becomes more than just a bunch of songs—it’s the soundtrack to your entire Christmas season. Whether you’re more of a Country Christmas or classic/traditional kind of person, years from now, you’ll hear these songs and instantly be transported to all the happy memories you made while listening.
To help you get started, we’ve rounded up the 10 most-streamed Christmas songs on Pandora. Now all that’s left to do is crank up the volume!
10. “Jingle Bells” by Disney
9. “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee
8. “The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)” by Nat King Cole
7. “This Christmas” by Chris Brown
6. “Jingle Bell Rock” by Bobby Helms
5. “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” by Michael Bublé
4. “Christmas Classics” by Radio City Music Hall Presents
3. “Feliz Navidad” by José Feliciano
2. “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” by Mariah Carey
1. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey
Was there really any doubt about Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” being the most-streamed song? It’s almost impossible not to break out in dance and sing along when it’s played. (And who doesn’t love it in Love Actually?) Go ahead, put this song on repeat right now—if it’s not already!
And since we all know a good Christmas party is equal parts music and food, we’ve rounded up our 50 Easiest Holiday Appetizers for any party. Here’s a preview of just a few of our favorites: