It’s coming fast… decorations are in the stores, parties are being planned, and every church musician’s calendar is pointing to those four Merry weekends in December.
If your responsibilities including planning and choosing Christmas music for your church this year, SongSelect is one of your most valuable resources.
There are currently over 5,200 songs in our SongSelect database tagged with the theme “Christmas.” Here are the Top 20:
- O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) – C. Frederick Oakeley, John Francis Wade
- Joy To The World (Antioch) – George Frideric Handel, Isaac Watts
- Silent Night (Stille Nacht) – Franz Xaver Gruber, John Freeman Young, Joseph Mohr
- Joy To The World (Unspeakable Joy) – Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, Matt Gilder, George Frideric Handel, Isaac Watts
- Hark The Herald Angels Sing (Mendelssohn) – Charles Wesley, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
- O Holy Night – Adolphe Charles Adam, John Sullivan Dwight, Placide Cappeau
- O Come O Come Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel) – John Mason Neale, Thomas Helmore
- Go Tell It On The Mountain – John W. Work Jr.
- Angels We Have Heard On High (Gloria) – Edward Shippen Barnes, James Chadwick
- The First Noel
- Away In A Manger (Mueller) – James Ramsey Murray, John Thomas McFarland, Martin Luther
- Mary Did You Know – Buddy Greene, Mark Lowry
- What Child Is This (Greensleeves) – William Chatterton Dix
- O Little Town Of Bethlehem (Saint Louis) – Lewis Henry Redner, Phillips Brooks
- Noel (sung by Lauren Daigle) – Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, Matt Redman
- O Holy Night – Bart Millard, Adolphe Charles Adam, John Sullivan Dwight, Placide Cappeau
- He Shall Reign Forevermore – Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher
- It Came Upon The Midnight Clear (Carol) – Edmund Hamilton Sears, Richard Storrs Willis
- Come Thou Long Expected Jesus (Hyfrydol) – Charles Wesley, Rowland Hugh Prichard
- Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee (Ode To Joy) – Edward Hodges, Henry Van Dyke, Ludwig Van Beethoven
Of course this is just the starting point. We invite you to dive in as deep as you’d like to go. Explore all the Christmas songs available in SongSelect here.