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21 Christmas Songs To Compliment Your Holiday Season

12/21/2013 09:26 am ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Nothing gets us more in the holiday mood than our favorite yuletide tunes.

From timeless classics such as Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" to modern standards from the likes of Mary J. Blige, the HuffPost BlackVoices editors have managed to compile a pretty eclectic mix that reflects the wide-ranging tastes of the team. Check out our playlist of holiday classics past and present to compliment this month's festivities.

  • 1 The Stylistics - 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen'
  • 2 Zooey Deschanel & Leon Redbone - 'Baby It's Cold Outside'
  • 3 John Coltrane - 'My Favorite Things'
  • 4 Anita Baker - 'I'll Be Home For Christmas'
  • 5 Chuck Berry - 'Run Rudolph Run'
  • 6 Boyz II Men - 'Let It Snow'
  • 7 The Staples Singers - 'Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas?'
  • 8 The Temptations - 'Silent Night'
  • 9 Tamar Braxton - 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town'
  • 10 The Jackson 5 - 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus'
  • 11 Alicia Keys - 'Little Drummer Girl'
  • 12 Chris Brown - 'This Christmas'
  • 13 Brian McKnight - 'The Christmas Song'
  • 14 Nat King Cole - 'The Christmas Song'
  • 15 Run DMC - 'Christmas Time In Hollis'
  • 16 Kem (feat. Ledisi) - 'Be Mine For Christmas'
  • 17 Luther Vandross - 'Every Year, Every Christmas'
  • 18 Mariah Carey - 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'
  • 19 Johnny Gill - 'Give Love On Christmas Day'
  • 20 Mary J. Blige - 'This Christmas'
  • 21 James Brown - Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto
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