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Top Ten Christmas Songs of All Time

With thousands of Christmas songs that have been produced over the years, it is tough to determine which one’s really are the top ten of all time. However, if record sales are any indicator of well liked a song is, then the following list will show you just that. Keep in mind that these are numbers for “Singles” that were sold, not albums.

1. “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby

Sold 50 million copies
Released in 1942
2. “Silent Night” by Bing Crosby

Sold 30 million copies
Released in 1935

3. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry

Sold 12.5 million copies
Released in 1949

4. ”All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey

Sold 12 million copies
Released in 1994

5. ”Do They Know It’s Christmas?” by Band Aid

Sold 11.7 million copies
Released in 1984

6. ”Jingle Bells” by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters

Sold 6 million copies
Released in 1943

7. The Little Drummer Boy by Harry Simeone Chorale

Sold 6 Million copies
Released in 1958

8. ”The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)” by The Chipmunks and David Seville

Sold 5 million copies
Released in 1958

9. ”Mary’s Boy Child” by Boney M

Sold 1.85 million copies
Released in 1978

10. “Last Christmas by Wham”

Sold over 1 million copies
released in 1984

A parting note: did you know that the single “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby holds the Guinness World Record as the best selling single worldwide? Who would have thought a Christmas song would be the most purchased song in history?…

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