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Holiday Music

Steve Grand's Take On Mariah Carey's Christmas Classic Is The Perfect Holiday Treat

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Steve Grand surprised his fans with a early holiday treat this week: a spirited cover of the Mariah Carey classic, "All I Want For Christmas Is You." ...

5 Christmas Songs That Will Add A Dash Of Sexism To Your Holidays

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women

'Tis the season to spend time with family, reflect on the past year and listen to (subtly offensive) holiday music. While it's always fun to blast hol...

My Top 12 Christmas Songs: One Jew's View

David Wild | Posted 02.23.2015 | Entertainment
David Wild

Personally, I love Christmas, Christmas music, Christmas TV specials, and most of all Christmas vacation. So while I'm otherwise on mine, here are my top 12 Christmas songs for this year.

Yagana Shah

The 6 Most ANNOYING Christmas Songs Ever | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty

The countdown is on... we're merely hours away from Christmas, presents and gorging on our favorite holiday foods. While there's no doubt the holidays...

'Baby, It's Consent Inside' Is The Remix This Holiday Classic Needed

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.19.2014 | Women

If you've ever thought the male singer in "Baby, It's Cold Outside" spends way too much time trying to talk his lady friend into staying, you're not a...

A Line-by-Line Take Down of 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

Em & Lo | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

If our rape problem is still so bad today, 70 years later, but we're at least now aware of this problem, then why does this creepy song still get so much play?

The Thing No One Notices About Kenny G's Best-Selling Holiday Albums

OWN | Posted 12.11.2014 | OWN

If there's one thing everyone can agree on about Kenny G., it's that he's a truly talented saxophonist. From solo performances to beautiful collaborat...

A Look Back At Night Of Holiday Spirits For A Great Cause

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In what's become a yuletide tradition, "People's Couch" hunk Scott Nevins rang in the holidays Dec. 7 amidst of bevy of stage and screen talents at Ne...

Once Again, Air Force Band Surprises and Delights

Dorian de Wind | Posted 02.05.2015 | Arts
Dorian de Wind

U.S. Air Force men and women fly and maintain some of the most sophisticated aircraft in the world. They do many other things and do them well. One of them is playing beautiful music, and singing beautifully, as the U.S. Air Force Band recently did at the National Air and Space Museum on December 2.

Yoko Ono Covers Lennon's 'Happy Xmas'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

Yoko Ono and The Flaming Lips have collaborated numerous times in the past, including a "Late Show with David Letterman" performance and a four-track ...

Queen of Hearts Conquers Holiday Album

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marjoriet T. Matute

Focusing on what she wants, Sariah never waits -- she goes and gets it.

Emma Pulls a "Little Drummer Boy"

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.22.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Emma's a poor actress pa rum pa pum pum She has no gift to bring pa rum pa pum pum Emma shows up to Christmas with no gifts. Would you all mind if s...

Embracing the (Music) Spirit of the Holiday Season

Aly Walansky | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Aly Walansky

The Christmas season is the time of year where humans are pretty much obligated to be happy and find it within themselves to be kinder to one another. But what if you are not happy?

LISTEN: 21 Christmas Songs To Compliment Your Holiday Season

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

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 ...

'All I Want For Christmas' Songwriter: 'It's Not My Favorite Song I've Ever Written'

HuffPost Live | Lauren Betesh | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Mariah Carey’s "All I Want For Christmas" has been the number one song for almost 20 years. "It’s just a real good honest little song," said the s...

What Is It About Holiday Music That Pulls At Our Heartstrings?

Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Pomerance Berl Here's a riddle for you: When is a song not exactly a song? When it's a Christmas song. Sure, holiday hits will take cu...

Pentatonix Wins Christmas, And We Love It

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

You might remember Pentatonix from the group's cover of "Little Drummer Boy," which took the Internet by (Christmas snow) storm. Well, Pentatonix ...

The Only Christmas Song You'll Ever Need To Hear

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

It's not unexpected that we get a multitude of submissions sent in to us here at The Huffington Post. What is unexpected, however, is this submission ...

U.S. Air Force Band Surprises Museum Goers With A Holiday Music Flash Mob

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.10.2013 | Arts

Visitors at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC might have been expecting to see airplanes or space shuttles, but were su...

Underrated Christmas Tunes: 10 Hidden Gems to Spruce Up Your Holiday Playlists

Thomas McKenna | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Thomas McKenna

As much as I love those time-honored, mainstay songs, sometimes we need a little variety in our year-end arsenal besides the classic Bings and Franks and Rods and Nat Coles.

31 Holiday Songs You Need To Listen To This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment

Although many of us have been listening to holiday music for weeks, Thanksgiving marks the "official" start of the holiday season. In honor of the...

The A Cappella Version Of 'Little Drummer Boy' You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment

The holidays are just around the corner, and who says you can't break out a little Christmas music even before Thanksgiving? Pentatonix thinks it's ok...

10 Things Musicians Need to Do Now to Prepare for the Holiday Season

Chris J. Mooney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Chris J. Mooney

The holidays represent a lot of things: time with family, a break from work or school, food, gifts, and some more food. But something that may not be so obvious is that the holidays present great opportunities for musicians.

LISTEN: Not Your Traditional Holiday Album

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.26.2012 | Detroit

Not everyone gets into the Christmas spirit with Bing Crosby or Nat King Cole. Some people prefer their seasonal music with an edgier twist -- and we'...

My favorite Christmas Music

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels My listening to Christmas music is usually limited to whatever is playing in ...