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Pandora’s Guide to Holiday Music

It’s official—the holidays have arrived. Whether you’re knee deep shoveling snow, battling fellow shoppers in the mall, running off those sugar cookies, or trudging through the airport security line, we have the ultimate guide to Holiday music for all activities and genres.

Need some inspo for last minute holiday shopping? We got you. Check out Pandora’s 2017 Guide to Holiday Gifting.

Some of our the top holiday stations:

And Featured Playlists on Premium:

Holiday listening fun facts:

In 2016, Pandora listeners tuned into holiday music the most on Friday, December 9, Friday, December 16, and Christmas Eve, respectively.

Who listens to the most holiday music, and what’s their top song?

  1. Los Angeles: Ave Maria by  Luciano Pavarotti
  2. New York: Christmas Jazz by Trans-Siberian Orchestra 

On Christmas Day 2016, these were the top holiday songs:

  1. Christmas Jazz: Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  2. The Christmas Song: Michael Buble
  3. Country Christmas: Loretta Lynn
  4. Feliz Navidad: Jose Feliciano
  5. All I Want For Christmas Is You: Mariah Carey
  6. This Christmas: Chris Brown
  7. A Classic Christmas: Supa Star Six
  8. Black Christmas: The Emotions
  9. Christmas Carols: London Church Carol Choir
  10. Jingle Bells: Disney