The most famous Christmas songs in history

From "Happy Xmas (War is over)" by John Lennon and Yoko Ono (which began as a protest song against the Vietnam War but later became the soundtrack of the December holidays) to "All I want for Christmas is You" by Mariah Carey to the most famous title ever, namely "Jingle Bells".

Here are the tracks with which you can compose your own personal holiday playlist. With lots of trivia about each piece, as juicy as panettone, nougat and ginger cookies (to stay in the December theme)

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All I want for Christmas is you of 1994 by Mariah Carey
It is the pop star's biggest hit, released on November 1, 1994 as the first excerpt from the fourth studio album Merry Christmas. It earned more than fifty million royalties and sold 16.5 million copies, making it one of the best-selling singles ever.
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Last Christmas by Wham!
It is one of the most successful songs of the 1980s. Since it is a planetary and legendary hit, it is very difficult not to come across commercials and TV shows where the song is part of the soundtrack. This is why the so-called Whamageddon was born, a Christmas game that revolves around an almost impossible challenge: you must not hear Wham's Christmas song until midnight on December 24
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Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! by B. Swanson Quartet and Frank Sinatra
The version sung by Frank Sinatra is a cover: the first to perform the song, in 1945, was Vaughn Monroe. Among the best-known covers is one by Dean Martin, recorded during one of the hottest summers in the United States of America
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas by Michael Bublé
His 2011 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas is a cover of a song composed in 1951 by Robert Meredith Willson
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Santa tell me by Ariana Grande
It is the 2014 song that the pop star announced on Twitter, then sang it for the very first time during a live performance in Los Angeles, renamed for the occasion as A Very Grammy Christmas
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Happy Xmas (War is over) by John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Released as a single in December 1971, it was supposed to be a message of protest against the Vietnam War. However, today it is considered one of the most famous Christmas songs in history.
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