10 Black Christmas Songs To Get Your Christmas Function Poppin'
Originally published December 20, 2019
Here's our playlist of the BEST Black Christmas songs. Play this for your family of all ages on Christmas day. Thank us later...
1. Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt (1953)
Reasonably the most iconic Christmas song of all Christmas songs. EVER.
2. Sleigh Ride - TLC (1992)
A song to fill your 90s R&B Crave and your Christmas Spirit.
3. Merry Christmas Baby - Otis Redding (1968)
A love song filled with holiday cheer!
4. 8 Days of Christmas - Destiny's Child (1999)
In proper Destiny's Child Style this Christmas song is saucy and sure to take you back to the late 90s.
5. This Christmas - Donny Hathaway (1971)
Undoubtedly the best (and original) version of This Christmas.
6. The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole (1946)
A true classic. Enough said.
7. Someday at Christmas - Stevie Wonder (1967)
This song is sure to make your grandma sway. It lights the fire of Christmas' optimism in all.
8. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - The Jackson 5 (1970)
Another classic to please all. Young Michael just does it for us.
9. Soul Holiday - Sounds of Blackness (1992)
This soul-filled bop is sure to get all heads bopping and fingers snapping.
10. Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - The Temptations (1970)
A classic enriched by classic Temptations' harmonies.
11. Let It Snow - Boyz II Men (1993)
Back with the 90s love song vibes. Boyz II Men's tender runs and iconic harmonies soothe us all.
12. Silent Night - The Temptations (1970)
Again, the Temptations never fail to produce soothing renditions of classic tunes.
13. White Christmas - The Drifters (1956)
The Drifters' 50s style harmonies make all households feel like a scene from a classic holiday film.
14. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Luther Vandross (1995)
Here's a little Luther Vanrdoss spin on a classic Christmas tune to ease your spirit.
15. What Christmas Means to Me - Stevie Wonder (1967)
A cheery Stevie Wonder tune to get everyone excited amidst Christmas happenings!
For more Christmas classics check out our extended Black Christmas Song playlist: