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38 Black Christmas Songs To Add To Your Playlist This Holiday
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38 Black Christmas Songs To Add To Your Playlist This Holiday

The Christmas season is in full effect, and one great thing about that—beyond the festive decor, sales, feasts, and much-needed break—is the music. I don't know about you, but Black Christmas songs are a major part of family celebrations and are connected to great memories. We all have a soundtrack of the times, whether it was Christmas at Grandma's house, that wild trip abroad to "do something different" or your first Christmas with bae in your new home.

Best Black Christmas Songs

Check out 38 classics and new hits—from R&B and hip-hop to dancehall and reggae—to get you into the holiday spirit and keep the good vibes going this Christmas:

"I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" — The Jackson Five

"Silent Night" — The Temptations

"All I Want For Christmas Is You" — Mariah Carey

"8 Days of Christmas" — Destiny's Child

"Christmas in Hollis" — Run-DMC

"My Favorite Things" — The Supremes

"Everyday is Christmas" —Vybz Kartel

"Someday at Christmas" — Stevie Wonder

"Sleigh Ride" — TLC

"Let It Snow" — Boyz II Men and Brian McKnight

"Christmas In Harlem" — Kanye West

"St. Brick (Intro)" — Gucci Mane

"No Gift" — Tamar Braxton

"Santa Looking for a Wife" — Bindley Benjamin

"Christmas in the City" — Mary J. Blige

"This Christmas" — Chris Brown

"Give Love on Christmas Day" — Ledisi

"Oh Santa" — Mariah Carey, Ariana Grande, and Jennifer Hudson

"Oh Come Emmanuel" — The Clark Sisters

"We Wish You an Irie Christmas" — Jacob Miller and Ray-I

"A Christmas Wish" — Beverley Knight

"Holiday" — Lil Nas X

"I Want to Come Home For Christmas" — Marvin Gaye

"Christmas Without You" — Xscape

"What Christmas Means to Me" — Fantasia

"Snow" — Leslie Odom Jr.

"Joy to the World" — Whitney Houston

"It's Christmas All Over the World" — New Edition

"Merry Christmas Baby" — Faith Evans

"Give Love on Christmas Day" — Johnny Gill

"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" — Keyshia Cole

"Christmas Trees Remix" — Lil' Duval

"Be My Holiday" — TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank)

"I'm Your Santa" — Chance the Rapper and Jeremih

"Make It Jingle" — Big Freedia

"Doggy Dogg Christmas" — Snoop Dogg

"Thank God It's Christmas" — Wayne Marshall and Sean Paul

"Soca Santa" — Machel Montano

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