The "Christmas spirit" can be a bit much at times, with repetitive carols playing 24/7 on the radio and Santa decorations cropping up before the Thanksgiving table has even been cleared. We get it.
But if there's anyone who can pull off a good Christmas hymn -- and make it something you'd actually want to listen to -- it's Hozier. And Patti Smith. And a host of other famous singers who add flair to these classic songs that most standard versions are lacking.
So turn off the radio and let these 11 stars remind us what the Christmas spirit is all about:
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