The best Christmas songs according to Billboard
Christmas is one of the most important times of the year for many, as its meaning is union, gratitude and sharing, which is why every year artists often try to write new themes that help the family enjoy this wonderful celebration that is celebrated all over the world.
These are some of the music topics that have remained in the top positions according to Billboard
Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms
James Lord Pierpont wrote the original version of A Christmas Carol in 1857. One hundred years later in 1957 Joseph Bell and James Booth wrote a new version, Jingle Bells Rock, which was performed that same year by Country singer Bobby Helm, what they knew was until now, after 65 years old, it is still listened to at Christmas and has become a trend on the Internet, in addition to being performed by various artists, such as: Lindsay Lohan, Hillary Duff, Matisse, Laura Pausini, Emmanuel, Jessie J, Ángela Aguilar, and The Vamps, and Glee, and Earth, and Wind and Fire.
Rock Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
This musical theme first appeared in 1958, although it was in 1960 that Brenda Lee began to become a recognized star, which is why the song became fashionable at the time, reaching number 14 in the US. Since then, in 1961 and 1962, its sales have continued to grow, selling more than 25 million copies and becoming a classic of Christmas music.
At the time, Brenda admitted, “It was magical, and I think we all knew it. It took a few years to take off, but once it did, it really did.”
All I want for Christmas is you, Mariah Carey
A Christmas carol, which cost the singer only 15 minutes of her time to compose, and a whole career full of successes, because thanks to this musical theme, Mariah Carey has been labeled the “Queen of Christmas” for 28 years.
In the middle of the summer the artist decided to get back to work, decorated her house for Christmas as inspiration, which worked perfectly and with Walter Afanasieff they finished this song which years later became a hymn.
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