The top 5 most popular Christmas songs, according to Spotify

Mariah Carey performs during the opening show of Mariah Carey: All I Want For Christmas Is You at Beacon Theatre on December 5, 2016 in New York City. Photo: Jeff Kravitz/ FilmMagic for Mariah Carey.

Music streaming giant Spotify is already getting into the holiday spirit of giving by sharing its global data on the top Christmas music.

Mariah Carey’s seasonal staple, “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” is the service’s most-streamed Christmas song of all time, with over 217 million global streams, the company said.

Michael Bublé, whose cover of “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” came in at number three on Spotify’s top five list this year, was also “overwhelmingly the most popular artist in Christmas playlists,” Spotify said.

Check out Spotify’s global list of its top 5 most popular Christmas songs of 2017 below, along with a breakdown of the most distinctive Christmas song for each age group:


5. Ariana Grande —  “Santa Tell Me”


4. Justin Bieber — “Mistletoe”


3. Michael Bublé — “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas”


2. Wham! — “Last Christmas”


1. Mariah Carey — “All I Want for Christmas Is You”


The most distinctive Christmas song globally by age group:

13-17: Why Don’t We – “Hey Good Lookin”

18-24: Justin Bieber – “Mistletoe”

25-29: DMX – “Rudolph the Rednose Reindeer”

30-34: The Drifters – “White Christmas”

35-39: Elvis Presley – “Blue Christmas”

40-44: Sarah McLachlan – “Wintersong”

45-54: Band Aid – “Do They Know It’s Christmas? – 1984 Version”

55-64: Joy Williams – “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

65+: Elvis Presley – “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

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