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15 Famous Christmas Carols of all Times

Ho ho ho! Christmas is a few hours away, and we’re all geared up for the Christmas eve and Christmas day services. Don’t we all love swaying to the tunes of the Christmas carols that we wait to sing and listen to all year? For me, no sooner do the festivities end than I want to celebrate it again (lol; that’s just how much I love it!). While we continue singing about His grace throughout the year with other Christian songs, we get to listen to Christmas carols absolutely everywhere only during this season!

Why not do a quick catch-up on all the songs and prep up for the wonderfulness that this eve will bring? Take a look at the most famous Christmas carols of all time!

Famous Christmas Carols of all Times

most famous Christmas carols

1. Silent Night

A Christmas evening isn’t complete without the calmness that Silent Night spreads upon all the listeners. It’s the song that gracefully announces the birth of Jesus and it is indeed one of the best Christmas songs of all time. While there are many versions of the song available online, the four-year-old’s rendition of the song is my personal favorite!

2. Joy to the World

You hear the bells ringing in this song and immediately want to dance to the song. Joy to the World is one liked by all- children, adults, all of us!

3. We Three Kings

Soothing, powerful, melodious, and everything else you need to set you into a Christmas mood, it’s this one among the many famous Christmas carols. Listen in to the song here.

4. What Child is This?

Loudly singing of His glory at His birth is the song What Child is This. The lyrics hit us straight in the hearts and minds and don’t leave so easily.

5. 12 Days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas is among the most famous and liked Christmas carols that children around the world love.

6. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

The song sings triumph, victory, joy, blessedness, and sheer excitement of the birth of the Son of God. It’s one that’s foot-tapping and at the same time so meaningful! 

7. Away in a Manger

Away in a Manger is among those Christmas carols that narrate the entire story of His birth, and how everything happened on that holy night. Out of the many versions, Phil Wickham’s version is one of many peoples’ favorites.

8. Deck the Halls

Also a favorite among kids, Deck the Halls is one of those Christmas Carols that no one cannot help sing with a joyous heart. The song in the voices of children makes the heart and mind sing!

9. The First Noel

All you want to do when you listen to The First Noel is close your eyes and soak in the music, the warmth of the emotions, and the joy that Christmas brings.

10. O Come All Ye Faithful

Peppy, bang-on-Christmasy, and so full of love, O Come All Ye Faithful is not just a Christmas carol but an invitation to everyone who wants to dance in the joy of the festivities and the source of love behind it.

11. O Little Town of Bethlehem

Listen to O Little Town of Bethlehem, and you’ll feel like Church. So, if you’re alone this Christmas and are missing being with people at Church, listen to this Christmas carol on loop!

12. Ding Dong Merrily on High

Have you seen this blessed and serene version of this song?

13. Jingle Bell Rock

To speak in today’s terms, the carol is one of the most trending Christmas carols even years later. While it does speak of the spirit of Christmas, it is also one that makes us break into a step or two. But those steps also speak of the joy that’s covering our hearts, right?

14. O Holy Night

If you really want to enjoy the Christmas eve and day celebration, catch up on this one that’s usually one of the most sung Christmas carols around the world. Online or at Church, you can expect this one to grace the occasion. Here’s the song with the lyrics.

15. The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy

The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy is one that’s loved by believers around the world. If you believe in Him and in the spirit of Christmas, then this one is sure to capture your heart and it’s attention.

Which one’s your favorite? Are there any other Christmas carols that you love and we missed out on? Comment the names below and we’ll gladly add them to our list. We hope your trees are up and your hearts are joyous. No matter where you are and how you’re celebrating the festival this year, we hope it’s a Merry Christmas.

Here’s praying for strength and better years going forward. Sending happiness your way. Also, take a look at the 10 Best Holiday Movies you can watch this Christmas!. Click here to read.

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Hemali Adhiya is the co-founder and author of the e-magazine Love Smitten. Alongside writing and editing for several other websites, she hosts a YouTube Channel- Total Angrezi. Traveling is her way to unwind, and she loves recording these experiences!

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