Have a company karaoke party coming up or going out with friends over the holidays? Here are 15 karaoke songs inspired by the holidays to get the festivities going — without involving HR.
1. NSYNC "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays"
NSYNC "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays" is a classic. "It's a wonderful feeling. Feel the love in the room. From the floor to the ceiling. It's that time of year"
2. José Feliciano "Feliz Navidad"
Say Merry Christmas in Spanish with "Feliz Navidad." "Feliz navidad. Feliz navidad. Feliz navidad, prospero año y felicidad. I want to wish you a merry Christmas, I want to wish you a merry Christmas, I want to wish you a merry Christmas from the bottom of my heart!"
3. Bing Crosby "White Christmas"
"White Christmas" is in Merry Christmas, the compilation album by Bing Crosby that was released in 1945 on Decca Records.
4. Elvis Presley "Blue Christmas"
Who doesn't love a little Elvis over the holidays?
5. Bing Crosby "I'll Be Home for Christmas"
Crosby is a mastermind when it comes to Christmas songs, and "I'll Be Home for Christmas" is another big hit.
6. Andy Williams "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"
The holidays really are the most wonderful time of year. Celebrate this time over karaoke!
7. Nat King Cole "Joy to the World"
The Magic of Christmas is a 1960 album by Nat King Cole, featuring "Joy to the World."
8. Frank Sinatra "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"
Santra Claus is coming to town.
9. Mariah Carey "All I Want for Christmas Is You"
Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is another modern-day classic.
10. Michael Buble "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas"
If it's beginning to feel a lot like the holidays, embrace it with your coworkers or friends and family over karaoke.
11. Dean Martin "Baby, It's Cold Outside"
In 1944, Loesser first wrote "Baby, It's Cold Outside" to sing at his housewarming party at the Navarro Hotel in New York City. The song later won the 1949 Academy Award for Best Original Song. Dean Martin then recorded the song for his 1959 album A Winter Romance.
12. The Jackson 5 "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
"I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" has been around for decades. It was released in 1970 and still as popular today.
13. Bing Crosby "Silver Bells"
Bing Crosby's "Silver Bells" is a classic holiday song to which everyone knows the lyrics!
14. Chuck Berry "Run Rudolph Run"
"Run Rudolph Run" was popularized by Chuck Berry, though it was written by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie.
15. Judy Garland "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"
Have yourselves some merry holidays by singing along to Judy Garland's "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas!"
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