12/09/2014 01:00 pm ET

Let's Decide What The Best Christmas Hymn Is Once And For All

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During the Christmas season, churches everywhere fill with the sound of voices singing a host of carols, jingles and hymns.

People love to rank and rate their favorite hymns, which is why we're putting the debate to rest with our Christmas hymns face-off.

These nine hymns are highly cited and likely to be found in most church hymnals -- but the category of "Best Christmas Hymn Of All Time" just isn't big enough for all of them. Don't let the styles and artists reflected below influence your decision (but if you choose O Holy Night for Patti Smith we don't blame you.)

Let the competition begin!

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Silent Night

Go Tell It On The Mountain

O Holy Night

The First Noel

O Come, All Ye Faithful!

Joy To The World

Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming

Vote below!



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