A Record 39 Holiday Songs Decorate This Week’s Hot 100

As Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100,  her 1994 carol is one of 39 holiday hits on the survey, the most ever in a week over the chart’s 62-year history.

As previously reported, a one-week record nine seasonal songs chart in the Hot 100’s top 10, while 18 such hits rank in the top 20.

Here’s a look at each holiday song on the latest Hot 100 (dated Jan. 2, 2021), with many granting artists notable personal achievements in their chart histories.

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No. 1, Mariah Carey, “All I Want for Christmas Is You”
No. 2, Brenda Lee, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”
No. 3, Bobby Helms, “Jingle Bell Rock”
No. 4, Burl Ives, “A Holly Jolly Christmas”
No. 5, Read the rest