The holidays are coming! Bringing cheer, joy and a bunch of celebrity Christmas albums. Here are some bops to keep you feeling jolly this holiday season!

Ariana Grande//

Ariana is blowing up the world right now with “thank u, next,” but who can forget her iconic Christmas EPs “Christmas Kisses” and “Christmas & Chill?” Ariana put her own twist on a few classics and some new originals. Both albums are filled with songs to put you right in the holiday spirit! Jump start your listening with “Santa Tell Me” below!

Tyler, the Creator//

In a surprising twist of events, Tyler, the Creator paired up with Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch to release a six-song EP titled, “Music Inspired by Illumination & Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.” Check out his new original song “I Am The Grinch” below!

Taylor Swift//

Lurking in the depths of my iTunes library is Taylor Swift’s 2007 “The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection.” The album features old-time classics like “Santa Baby” and “Silent Night” performed with Swift’s old signature country twang.


A staple of the holiday season, Pentatonix has released their third Christmas album “Christmas is Here!” It features covers of classic songs like “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as a few more contemporary songs like “Making Christmas” from “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Sweater Weather” by The Neighbourhood.

John Legend//

With a voice smoother than hot chocolate, John Legend’s “A Legendary Christmas” is sure to put you in the holiday spirit.

David Archuleta//

The man behind everyone’s most played song in middle school “Crush” is back with his second Christmas album! “Winter in the Air” is a combination of classic holiday favorites and festive originals. Check out “Christmas Every Day” below!

Jessie J//

A newcomer to the holiday music scene, “This Christmas Day” is Jessie J’s first Christmas album. It features collaborations with artists Boyz II Men and Babyface. Check out the title track, “This Christmas Day!”

Justin Bieber//

You knew this one was coming. “Under the Mistletoe” remains one of the most iconic celebrity Christmas albums of all time. When you listen to “Mistletoe,” you can’t help but smile and be cheery. Enjoy this throwback below!

Mariah Carey//

Last, but certainly not least, every college student’s favorite holiday party song! Whether you’re a normal or extra festive kind of person, the holidays would not be complete without “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”

Happy Holidays from University Union!