Michael Bublé and Mariah Carey might just be the modern king and queen of Christmas, thanks to their festive albums. But if Bublé’s ‘Santa Baby’ and Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ has been playing on repeat one too many times, then it’s time to explore other creative avenues by a few amazing artists.
Here are five Christmas albums to add to your playlist this festive season:
A Tori Kelly Christmas by Tori Kelly
From posting videos on YouTube as a teenager to finding herself in the spotlight – this song bird’s voice will have you feeling the Christmas love in no time. A Tori Kelly Christmas was released on October 30, 2020.
Our favourites: Let it Snow featuring Babyface, Joy to the world / Joyful, Joyful, Sleigh Ride
A Legendary Christmas by John Legend
Is there anything that this ‘Legend’ can’t do? If you enjoy music that’ll evoke your every emotion, John Legend’s first Christmas album is a must! It was released on October 26, 2018.
Our favourites: Baby, It’s Cold Outside featuring Kelly Clarkson, What Christmas Means To Me featuring Stevie Wonder, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas featuring Esperanza Spalding.
Kelly Clarkson’s powerful and soulful voice will have you ohhing and ahhing as you absorb each melody. This is one of those albums you’ll have on repeat, and as a new release, it comes just in time for Christmas. It was released on October 15, 2021.
Our favourites: It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas, Santa Baby, Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree
My Gift by Carrie Underwood
This country music singer knows how to bring the heat with a voice that’s bound to have you moved. ‘My Gift’ was released on September 25, 2020.
Our Favourites: Little Drummer Boy, Oh Come Ye Faithful, Favourite Time Of Year
This Christmas Day by Jessie J
If Jessie J hasn’t won you over with tracks like ‘Bang Bang’ and ‘Pricetag’, then her Christmas album might just do the trick. Get ready for festive fun! This album was released on October 26, 2018.
Our favourites: Winter Wonderland, The Christmas Song, Jingle Bell Rock