Voting for Christmas Song of the Year is now open. Today we will be voting on the third and fourth brackets, a total of 16 songs to be whittled down to 8.
Oh Come, All Ye Faithful, also known as Adeste Fideles, is a Christmas carol which for some time has been attributed to John Francis Wade. The English translation was by the English Catholic priest Frederick Oakeley.
Christmas Time is Here is a popular Christmas song written Lee Mendelson and Vince Guaraldi for the 1965 TV special “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”
It’s Beginning To Look Like a Lot Christmas is a classic Christmas song written in 1951 by Meredith Willson.
Deck the Halls is a traditional Christmas, yuletide, and New Years’ carol. The melody is Welsh dating back to the sixteenth century, while the English lyrics date to the 1880s.
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer is a fictional male reindeer with a glowing red nose, popularly known as “Santa’s 9th Reindeer. Rudolph first appeared in a 1939 booklet written by Robert L. May and published by Montgomery Ward
Away in a Manger is a Christmas carol first published in the late nineteenth century.
Silent Night (German: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht) is a popular Christmas carol, composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus is a Christmas song with music and lyrics by British songwriter Tommie Connor. The original recording by Jimmy Boyd was created on July 15, 1952.
Joy to the World is a popular Christmas carol. The words are by English hymn writer Isaac Watts, based on Psalm 98 in the Bible.
Let it Snow is a song written by lyricist Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne in July 1945. The song has no Christmas references and is therefore a seasonal song shared by those who do not join in the celebration of Christmas
Frosty the Snowman is a popular song written by Walter “Jack” Rollins and Steve Nelson, and first recorded by Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys in 1950
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear is a poem and Christmas carol written by Edmund Sears in 1849.
Silver Bells is a classic Christmas song, composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, written in 1950.
Jingle Bells was written by James Lord Pierpont and published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh” in the autumn of 1857.
Hark the Herald Angels Sing is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 1739 in the collection “Hymns and Sacred Poems,” having been written by Charles Wesley.
Mary Did You Know is a Christmas song with lyrics written by Mark Lowry and music written by Buddy Greene in 1984.