The holiday season is upon us, and without question many are preparing to celebrate with family and friends. Delicious food, good music and good times with loved ones are the things that come to mind when I think of this time of year. That being said, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite Christmas songs. These songs warm my heart and lift my spirit.

  1. The Christmas Song Nat King Cole
  2. Silent Night The Temptations
  3. I saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus The Jackson 5
  4. Do You Hear What I hear Whitney Houston
  5. The Real Meaning Of Christmas The Winans
  6. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer The Temptations
  7. Christmas Rapping Kurtis Blow
  8. Christmas In Hollis Run-DMC
  9. Please Come Home For Christmas Charles Brown
  10. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town The Jackson 5
  11. This Christmas Donny Hathaway
  12. Gee Wiz, It’s Christmas Carla Thomas
  13. Santa Baby Eartha Kitt
  14. Merry Christmas Baby Charles Brown
  15. What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas The Emotions
  16. Christmas Ain’t Christmas Without The One You Love The O’Jays
  17. The Mistletoe And Me Isaac Hayes
  18. All I Want For Christmas (Is You) Mariah Carey
  19. Santa Claus Come To The Ghetto James Brown
  20. Let It Snow Boyz To Me & Brian McKnight