10 Best Modern Christmas Songs for Your Holiday Playlist
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Christmas!! And JESUS is the Reason for the Season. It’s the celebration of the birth of Christ.
I’m sure some of us are already putting up decorations 🙂 and blaring out tunes in the holiday spirit. Pondering on new Christmas songs to lit up your playlist this season? Gmusicplus got you covered!
Get into some of our favorite modern Christmas tunes:
1. Mary Did You Know? – Dolly Parton
This is a beautiful rendition from international icon Parton’s new Christmas album, “A Holly Dolly Christmas” – her first-holiday release since 1990’s Home for Christmas. The album which was released in October 2020 by Parton’s Butterfly Records in conjunction with Tone music group hosts other exciting tracks as well. Parton’s rendition of Mary Did You Know? Invokes special Christmas memories and is a must-listen.
2. Sweet Baby Jesus – Carrie Underwood
Famously known for her top-charting single “Jesus Take The Wheel,” the Grammy Award winner, Carie Underwood reminds us of the sweetness of Jesus in this Christmas track tagged – Sweet Baby Jesus. The track is featured on her new holiday project, My Gift.
3. Heavenly Hosts – For King & Country
Australian Christian pop duo, For King & Country comprising brothers Luke Smallbone and Joel Smallbone deliver “Heavenly Hosts,” an amazing piece featured on the duo’s A Drummer Boy Christmas album.
4. Go Tell it On The Mountain – Tori Kelly
Since gaining recognition as a YouTuber, Tori Kelly has consistently evolved into a dynamic singer and songwriter. The heartwarming “Go Tell it On The Mountain” is an amazing masterpiece from her first-ever holiday album, ‘A Tori Kelly Christmas’.
5. 116 – Silent Night feat. Crystal Nicole
An amazing reimagined version of the Christmas classic “Silent Night,” featuring the soulful vocals of Crystal Nicole, featured on The Gift: A Christmas Compilation by Atlanta-based Hip Hop record label, Reach Records/116 Clique.
6. A Christmas Alleluia (Live) – Chris Tomlin ft. Lauren Daigle, Leslie Jordan
As the songwriter behind the worship favorites like “How Great Is Our God,” and “Our God,” Chris Tomlin’s songs have been a large part of the collective voice from the church for years. “A Christmas Alleluia” takes listeners into deep worship while celebrating the birth of a Jesus, It’s exceptional and a Musit-listen. The song features Lauren Daigle and Leslie Jordan.
7. Until You – Danny Gokey
This is a beautiful piece by Acclaimed CCM artist Danny Gokey, featured on his 2019 holiday project, “The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Collection”.
8. The First Noel – Brad Paisley, Chris Young
“The First Noel” featuring Brad Paisley is a soul-soothing rendition by country music singer, Chris Young. Young and Paisley enchant with their powerful harmonization of moving lyrics detailing the birth of Jesus Christ.
9. Christmas Is All About You – Mallary Hope
The inspiring song invites listeners to press pause during the busy holiday season and to experience the deeper meaning of why we celebrate. Christmas Is All About You is the title track from Mallay Hope’s Christmas EP.
10. Angels (Singing Gloria) – Matt Redman
“Angels” (Singing Gloria) is one song you’ll definitely want to have on your playlist. The beautiful tune from Matt Redman’s first-ever holiday album, These Christmas Lights, features Chris Tomlin.
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