The Most Famous Christmas Singer: Ranking the Beloved Voices of the Holiday Season

Choose the singer you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 08:07
Step into the world of festive melodies and jingles, as StrawPoll presents to you the ultimate faceoff – "Who is the most famous Christmas singer?" Unwrap the gift of your favorite crooners and let your voice be heard by voting for the dazzling star that shines the brightest in the Christmas music constellation. From the velvety tones of Bing Crosby to the enchanting voice of Mariah Carey, we've got thousands of singers who have sprinkled their holiday magic across generations. But wait, don't let your Christmas spirit jingle away just yet! If you think we've missed a musical maestro, simply suggest a missing option and let the symphony of the season soar higher. So come along and join us in this melodious journey, as we embark on a quest to unveil the reigning champion of Christmas cheer!

Who Is the Most Famous Christmas Singer?

  1. 1
    Bing Crosby
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    Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" is the best-selling single of all time, with over 50 million copies sold worldwide. He is known as the "Voice of Christmas" and his contribution to Christmas music is unparalleled.
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    Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You" has become a modern-day Christmas classic and is played every holiday season. She has released two Christmas albums that have been commercially successful.
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  3. 3
    Nat King Cole
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    Nat King Cole's "The Christmas Song" is a timeless classic that has been covered by numerous artists. His smooth and soothing voice is synonymous with Christmas.
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  4. 4
    Michael Bublé's voice and style have made him a popular Christmas singer. His album "Christmas" has sold over 12 million copies worldwide.
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  5. 5
    Johnny Mathis has released multiple Christmas albums and his rendition of "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" is a holiday favorite.
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    Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas" has become a classic Christmas song. His Christmas album "Elvis' Christmas Album" is one of the best-selling Christmas albums of all time.
    Elvis Presley was an American singer, musician, and actor, regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. Often referred to as the 'King of Rock and Roll,' he brought rock and roll to mainstream audiences and had a profound impact on popular music.
    • Date of Birth: January 8, 1935
    • Place of Birth: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
    • Date of Death: August 16, 1977
    • Genres: Rock and Roll, Pop, Country, Gospel
    • Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, Piano
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    Andy Williams
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    Andy Williams' voice has become synonymous with Christmas. His rendition of "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" is played every holiday season.
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    Pentatonix is a popular a cappella group that has released multiple Christmas albums. Their unique arrangements of classic Christmas songs have made them a favorite among younger audiences.
    Pentatonix is a world-renowned A Cappella group that gained fame through their unique vocal arrangements and innovative cover songs. The group consists of five members who utilize only their voices to create harmonies, melodies, and rhythm. They have captivated audiences worldwide with their exceptional vocal talent and captivating live performances.
    • Formation Year: 2011
    • Number of Members: 5
    • Vocal Range: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
    • Genre: Pop, A Cappella, Contemporary
    • Debut Album: PTX, Vols. 1 & 2 (2014)
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    Frank Sinatra's "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" is a holiday favorite. His smooth voice and classic style have made him a timeless Christmas singer.
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    Celine Dion's Christmas albums have been commercially successful and her rendition of "O Holy Night" is a holiday favorite. Her powerful voice and emotional performances make her a beloved Christmas singer.
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Ranking factors for famous singer

  1. Popularity
    The popularity of the singer among the general public is an important factor. The number of album sales, downloads, and streams can help in determining the popularity of a Christmas singer.
  2. Christmas Music Repertoire
    The number of popular Christmas songs that the singer has recorded and performed is also an important factor to be considered. The more Christmas songs that a singer has made popular, the more likely they are to be considered a famous Christmas singer.
  3. Timelessness of Songs
    The timelessness of the Christmas songs made famous by the singer is another important factor to consider. Christmas carols that continue to be popular over decades demonstrate the timelessness of a singer's music.
  4. Critical Reception
    The critical reception of the singer's Christmas albums can be considered in determining their notability and ranking on this list.
  5. Time and Duration
    The duration of the singer's career as a Christmas artist, as well as their continued influence on the genre, can be included in their ranking.

About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous Christmas singer. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or Singer is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!


  • 200 votes
  • 10 ranked items

Voting Rules

A participant may cast an up or down vote for each Singer once every 24 hours. The rank of each Singer is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous christmas singer

Background Information: Christmas is a season of joy, love, and celebration. No Christmas party is complete without the perfect holiday tunes to get everyone into the festive spirit. Many famous singers have released their own versions of classic Christmas songs, making it difficult to choose just one as the most famous. From Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" to Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You," the list of iconic Christmas songs is endless. In this poll, we aim to find out who the most famous Christmas singer is, based on your votes. So, let's get into the holiday spirit and cast our votes for the most beloved Christmas singer of all time!

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