50 Christmas Jams For When You're Tired Of The Same Old Classic Songs

50 Christmas Jams For When You're Tired Of The Same Old Classic Songs

If I have to hear (insert cheery but annoying holiday tune that is played a dozen times a day) one more time, so help me...


Everywhere you go, Christmas music is playing now. You can't escape it, so you might as well embrace it. Instead of listening to the same, old traditional tracks, I gathered a bunch of jolly jams that aren't considered as common as the well-known classics.

I will not be including "All I want for Christmas is you", "Mistletoe", or "Last Christmas" on this list, for these songs have become absolutely huge during this season and are practically classics in their own right now.

No artist is on this list more than once, but many have tons of amazing holiday bops, so check them all out!

"Santa Tell Me" - Ariana Grande

Lyrics to listen for:

"I'm avoiding every mistletoe until I know it's

True love that he thinks of

So next Christmas I'm not all alone, boy"

"Underneath the Tree" - Kelly Clarkson

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Presents, what a beautiful sight

Don't mean a thing if you ain't holding me tight"

"Christmas C' mon" - Lindsey Stirling & Becky G

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Once, too soon, I bought your gift in May

Can't believe we're here on my favorite holiday"

"Man with the Bag" - Jessie J

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Oh Mr. Kringle, I'm soon gonna jingle

The bells that'll tingle all your troubles away"

"Mele Kalikimaka" - Jake Owen

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Here we know that Christmas will be green and bright

The sun will shine by day and all the stars at night"

"Hoping For Snow" - The Vamps

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Last year you took a piece of my heart

This year, I guess it's fallen apart"

"Christmas the Whole Year Round" - Sabrina Carpenter

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Why stop at 1, hey we're full

When we can have 364 more"

"Shake up Christmas" - Train

Lyrics to Listen for:

"And maybe every once in a while

You give my grandma a reason to smile

'Tis the season to smile

It's cold but we'll be freezing in style"

"Little Saint Nick" - The Beach Boys

Lyrics to Listen for:

"And a real famous cat all dressed up in red

And he spends the whole year working out on his sled"

"Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy" - Brad Paisley

Lyrics to Listen for:

"I never saw Dancer or Prancer

I never heard the sleigh bells ring

I never saw the red nosed reindeer

Like they show on the TV screen"

"One More Sleep" - Leona Lewis

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Until we're rocking around the Christmas tree

Until I got you sitting next to me

We got a lot of catching up to do

I just can't take this missing you"

"Greatest Time of Year" - Aly & AJ

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Joy to the world and everyone

Lift up your hearts and feel the love"

"December" - Earth, Wind & Fire

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Now December found the love that we shared in September"

"Christmas Cookies" - George Strait

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Every time she sticks another batch in the oven

There's fifteen minutes for some kissin' an' a'huggin'

That's why I eat Christmas cookies ALL YEAR LONG"

"Gold and Green" - Sugarland

Lyrics to Listen for:

"The carolers they sing noel

Silent night and silver bells

And all around you snow will fall

Like confetti stars and paper dolls"

"Christmas Wrapping" - Glee Cast

Lyrics to Listen for:

" 'Bah, humbug!' but that's too strong,

'Cause it is my favorite holiday.

But all this year's been a busy blur

Don't think I have the energy"

"Coldest Winter" - Pentatonix

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Goodbye my friend I won't ever love again"

"Oh Santa" - Mariah Carey

Lyrics to Listen for:


If you get this letter

Won't you help me out

I know you're kinda busy with your elves right now"

"Merry Christmas Baby" - Hunter Hayes

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Santa came down the chimney

Bout half-past three left lots

Of presents for my baby and me"

"Coming Home to You" - American Authors

Lyrics to Listen for:

"I missed the way snow falls on your face

Christmas in California isn't the same"

"One I've Been Missing" - Little Mix

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Is it the lights in your eyes?

They've never shone so bright"

"Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays" - *NSYNC

Lyrics to Listen for:

"It's a wonderful feeling

Feel the love in the room

From the floor to the ceiling"

"Cold December Night" - Michael Bublé

Lyrics to Listen for:

"So please just fall in love with me this Christmas

There's nothing else that I will need this Christmas"

"Christmas Time" - Christina Aguilera

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Sneaking a kiss under the mistletoe

I want a white Christmas so let it snow"

"Christmas Without You" - One Republic

Lyrics to Listen for:

"So go ahead light the fire, turn that Christmas tree on

Because I've been missing you so much, that I wrote you this song

Yes, I did"

"It's Not Christmas Without You" - Victorious Cast, Victoria Justice

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Everyone's toasting

Chestnuts are roasting"

"Thank God It's Christmas" - Queen

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Oh, my love, we live in troubled days

Oh, my friend, we have the strangest ways

All my friends on this one day of days"

"Christmas Soul" - Ross Lynch

Lyrics to Listen for:

"We got that reindeer

Kinda cheer

Santa's flying over here

All the way from the North Pole!"

"Shake Santa Shake" - Zendaya

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Who's that dude in the cherry red suit?

Tearing up the floor, tonight

He's shaking his hips, got a sack full of gifts

And a beard that's crazy white

"Present Without a Bow" - Kacey Musgraves, Leon Bridges

Lyrics to Listen for:

"The holiday's just another day that's cold

Standing all alone under the mistletoe"

"Step into Christmas" - Elton John

Lyrics to Listen for:

"So Merry Christmas, one and all

There's no place I'd rather be

Than askin' you if you'd oblige

Steppin' into Christmas with me

"Christmas Conga" - Cyndi Lauper

Lyrics to Listen for:

"String up the new lights

Brighten the cold nights

And get those baubles blinking"

"Grown-Up Christmas List" - Jordan Smith

Lyrics to Listen for:

"No more lives torn apart

That wars would never start

And time would heal all hearts"

"Come December" - Jordan Fisher

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Do you remember the last time we were together?

Everything was magical, feels like forever"

"A Marshmallow World" - The Cheetah Girls

Lyrics to Listen for:

"It's a time to play, it's a whip cream day

I wait for it all year 'round"

"Put a Little Holiday in Your Heart" - LeAnn Rimes

Lyrics to Listen for:

"There's a man on the corner that doesn't have a name

People pass and turn their their heads away

But to share a simple kindness would set your hearts aflame

And you'll get more than you'll ever give away"

"Christmas in the Sand" - Colbie Caillat

Lyrics to Listen for:

"I saw Santa in his bathing suit

Tried to catch a wave, but he tried too soon"

"Count on Christmas" - Bebe Rexha

Lyrics to Listen for:

"I think it's time for the timeless time of year"

"Santa's Coming for Us" - Sia

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Nights are getting shorter now, hot chocolate

Fills the air and Christmas cheer does, too

Pick a merry old Christmas tree, so lovely

The joy this time here brings to you"

"Do They Know It's Christmas?" - Band Aid

Lyrics to Listen for:

"But say a prayer

Pray for the other ones

At Christmas time, it's hard

But when you're having fun"

"My Only Wish (This Year)" - Britney Spears

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Can't be alone, under the mistletoe

He's all I want and a big red bow"

"Like It's Christmas" - Jonas Brothers

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Look at the lights

Twinkling bright


Every inch of Central Park

Is covered in white"

"What Christmas Means to Me" - Stevie Wonder

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Let's deck the halls with holly

Sings with silent night

Fill the dreams with angel hair

pretty, pretty lights"

"Beautiful Christmas" - Big Time Rush

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Rudolph can take a break

Frosty can melt away"

"Kiss Me Babe, It's Christmas Time" - Owl City

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Well it's Christmas time, and I'm warm inside, despite the bitter cold

Cause you're here with me, and I guarantee, my heart is yours to hold"

"Wish List" - Neon Trees

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Wish as I may, wish as I might

Grant me this one small wish

On Christmas night"

"You Make it Feel Like Christmas" - Gwen Stefani ft. Blake Shelton

Lyrics to Listen for:

"I want to thank the storm that brought the snow (uh uh)

Thanks to the string of lights that make it glow (uh)"

"Cozy Little Christmas" - Katy Perry

Lyrics to Listen for:

"Everybody's in a hurry, in a flurry

Shopping 'til they're droppin' in the snow"

"Wrapped up for Christmas" - Forever in Your Mind

Lyrics to Listen for:

"You're the one that I want

You're the reason that I've been good this year"

"Best Time of the Year" - Christy Carlson Romano

Lyrics to Listen for:

"But then the snow starts falling

friends start calling"

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