Sexiest Christmas Songs Ever: My Top 10 Picks

by CorreenK

This top 10 sexiest Christmas songs ever countdown are personal favorites, plucked right off my holiday playlist. Dreamy tunes, sexy is in the wintery air!

My personal picks of the sexiest Christmas songs ever have been playing over radio waves (and in my ears ;) for years. Each song is sure to be familiar, it's the songster's unique rendition that brings on the sexy!

Excitement surrounding the holidays, hot toddy weather, a cozy warm blanket, and this top ten list of the sexiest-ever Christmas music, guarantees you and yours cuddle up time!

Each of the featured songs includes a bit of history and trivia, along with a music video and an Amazon digital music link with song samples.

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

My gift to you is this top 10 list of the Sexiest Christmas Songs Ever!

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#10 What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

"And the couples we know are fondly kissing"

Year: 1947

Written by: Frank Loesser

Song History & Trivia...

  • Billboard's No. 9 Rhythm and Blues (Best-Selling Retail) December 1949
  • Margaret Whiting was the first of 15+ artist's to sing this smooth Christmas tune

My Fave Artist...

Krall has such a sultry, sexy way of singing this song! Makes one really, truly think about the person to cuddle up with on New Year's Eve! 

Psst! Send the song along with a New Year's Eve party-for-two invite. {winky, wink}


#9 Please Come Home For Christmas!

"The time of year to be with the ones you love"

Released: 1960

By: Charles Brown and Gene Redd

Song History & Trivia...

  • Hit #1 in 1972 on Christmas Singles chart
  • Also known as "Bells Will Be Ringing"
  • Timothy Schmit debuted as bass on the Eagle's release of this song in 1978

My Fave Artist...

Neville's distinct voice and lilt lends a feeling of warm fuzzy blankets. Don't you agree?

Did you know Amazon Prime Member's can make playlists with free and purchased music?


#8 Christmas Song

"Although it's been said many times, many ways..."

Written: 1945

By: Bob Wells and Mel Torme

Song History & Trivia...

  • Also known as, "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire"
  • Nat King Cole did four recordings of this song between 1946 and 1961
  • The Simpson's did a parody of this song December 17, 1989

My Fave Artist...

For generations, this song has reminded us of the ties that bind,especially during the holidays!

Karen Carpenter is one of my fave picks for singing this love-inducing Christmas tune.


#7 I'll Be Home For Christmas

"You can count on me"

Released: 1943

By: Kim Gannon, Walter Kent and Buck Ram

Song History & Trivia...

  • The last line of the song let's you know this song is about dreaming of being home for Christmas.
  • Astronauts on the 1965 Gemini 7 mission requested that the ground crew play this
  • One of Bing Crosby's most requested songs during his World War II USO shows.

My Fave Artist...

Melt to Sarah's rendition of an all time favorite Christmas love song. Beautiful instrumentals!


#6 White Christmas

"To hear sleigh bells in the snow"

Written: 1940 (some stories differ about the exact date)

By: Irving Berlin

Song History & Trivia...

  • Over 100 million copies have been sold worldwide, Bing Crosby's version is the best-selling single of all time
  • The song premiered on radio during the Christmas holidays in 1941, just 18 days after Pearl Harbor.

My Fave Artist...

IL Divo landed it when they chose to sing this Christmas song. Their soothing, angelic harmonies incite weak knees, overheating and swooning! {ooh laa laa}



#5 Let's Make Christmas Merry, Baby

“I want to slide down your chimney and fill your stockings full of toys”

Written: 1947

By: Amos Milburn

Song History & Trivia...

My Fave Artist...

Jazzy, sexy, with a few naughty innuendos, then toss in Milburn's talent for tickling the ivories and you will be a fan real quick! I sure was!


#4 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

"From now on our troubles will be miles away."

Released: 1944 in MGM's Meet Me in St. Louis

By: Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane

Song History & Trivia...

  • Martin did a re-write for Frank Sinatra's jollied-up version changing "Until then we'll have to muddle through somehow." to "Hang a shining star upon the highest bough."

My Fave Artist...

Dreamy Christina! Her range, while singing this tune makes you want to hug your significant other and slow dance around the living room!

Hint: Put the kiddies to bed first ;)


#3 Baby It's Cold Outside

"Maybe just a half a drink more - Put some records on while I pour"

Written: 1944

By: Frank Loesser

Song History & Trivia...

  • Loesser's wife, Lynn Garland, considered this "their song" and was not happy, at all, when he sold the rights
  • Sigourney Weaver and Buster Poindexter sang a duet on SNL in 1986 (season 12)

My Fave Artist...

Love is in the air - naughty thoughts are brewing! Oh me oh my!

This perfect pairing of Barry Manilow and KT Oslin is a joy to listen to over and over again!


#2 Santa Baby

"Santa honey, there's one thing I really do need..."

Written: 1953

By: Joan Javits and Philip Springer

Song History & Trivia...

  • The song appeared in the movie, Driving Miss Daisy, and was sung by Calista Flockhart on an episode of Ally McBeal
  • Phillip Springer became the sole owner of Santa Baby in late 1981

My Fave Artist...

Breathy and ooh laa laa sexy, Eartha Kitt's vocals sway through this Christmas golden oldie!

Enjoy listening to this one with your Santa Baby!


#1 Merry Christmas, Baby

"I feel like I'm gonna kiss you, standing beneath that mistletoe"

Released: 1947

By: Lou Baxter and Johnny Moore

Song History & Trivia...

  • Charles Brown claims that he also co-wrote this song
  • Otis Redding did a cover of this song in 1967, the same year that he died in a tragic plane crash

My Fave Artist...

Vintage Elvis that really shines and shows off his R&B roots.

Turn this one up - grab your honey by the the hips and ~sway...sway~ to this sultry Christmas tune!


Top Ten Sexiest Christmas Songs Ever

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Merry Christmas to you and yours ♥

In Closing...

CorreenKIt fills me with joy to share the different ideas I'm whipping up in my head. Besides the articles here, I'm also growing my online presence and passion for cooking over at

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Updated: 11/22/2015, CorreenK
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What Sexy Christmas Tune Makes You and Yours Swoon?

CorreenK on 11/22/2015

@WriterArtist these Christmas songs are dif from the traditional...hope you find moments to enjoy!

WriterArtist on 10/16/2015

It is definitely a unique collection and different from the traditional Christmas caroles. Treat for a music lover filled with fun for Xmas.

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