The holidays are a couple months away so Spotify is gearing up for the upcoming season by revealing the top listening trends for Christmas as well as gifts for music lovers.

There are over 16 million Christmas playlists on Spotify, the top 20 Christmas songs of all time includes hits from Michael Bublé, Coldplay and Wham! While Mariah Carey and her hit All I Want For Christmas Is You takes the top spot.

In the Philippines, pop superstar Ariana Grande tops the list of the most-streamed artists during the Christmas season, followed by Grammy Award winner Michael Bublé and one of soul music’s fastest-rising stars, Sam Smith.

Spotify’s Top 20 Most Listened to Christmas Songs Globally

  1. Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You
  2. Michael Bublé – It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
  3. Coldplay – Christmas Lights
  4. Wham! – Last Christmas
  5. Bing Crosby – Do You Hear What I Hear?
  6. Sam Smith – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  7. Meghan Trainor – I’ll Be Home
  8. Chris Rea – Driving Home For Christmas
  9. Pentatonix – Winter Wonderland / Don’t Worry Be Happy
  10. Leona Lewis – One More Sleep
  11. Bing Crosby – Winter Wonderland
  12. Christina Perri – Merry Christmas Darling
  13. Straight No Chaser – Text Me Merry Christmas (feat. Kristen Bell)
  14. Bing Crosby – White Christmas
  15. Ariana Grande – Santa Tell Me
  16. Michael Bublé – Holly Jolly Christmas
  17. Tony Bennett – O Christmas Tree
  18. The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon, The Harlem Community Choir, Yoko Ono – Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  19. Elvis Presley – Blue Christmas
  20. Britney Spears – My Only Wish (This Year)

Spotify Premium via MOLPoints

Through Spotify’s partnership with e-payment provider MOL, music lovers can also gift their loved ones with 1,3 or 6-month Spotify Premium by redeeming MOLPoints. MOLPoints can be purchased online via credit card or through select retailers. Check out this link Spotify Premium Gift Card to find out how to sign up for a free MOL member account and start redeeming Spotify Premium.

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