14 Christian Christmas Songs That Are Straight Up Heavenly

Don't mind us as we listen to "Silent Night" on repeat until January.

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It's hard to imagine Christmas without these religious tunes. One listen to a rendition of a classic like "Silent Night" and "Ave Maria" and it suddenly feels like the holidays. Make a playlist of these classic songs to embrace the spirit of the season.

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'Hallelujah' by Pentatonix

The unique vocals of the members of Pentatonix blend together to form a uniqe rendition of this Christmas classic in their a cappella style.

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'O Holy Night' by Il Divo

Founded in 2003, the male quartet, comprised of Urs Bühler, Carlos Marín, David Miller, and Sébastien Izambard, have blessed their listeners with music for years, including this version of "O Holy Night."

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'Hark! The Herald Angels Sing' by Celtic Woman

This all-female musical ensemble fuses traditional Irish song with contemporary notes in an effort to celebrate the colorful history of Ireland. Get into the Christmas spirit with their rendition of this jubilee that welcomes Jesus to life.

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'Christmas Offering' by Mark Hall of Casting Crowns

Mark Hall of Christian rock band Casting Crowns offers songs of praise for the Prince of Peace in this contemporary hit.

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'The First Noel' by King's College Choir of Cambridge

As one of the most renowned groups of choral tradition of all time, King's College Choir of Cambridge leaves their listeners in awe year after year with their live performance of Christmas hymns like "The First Noel."

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'Away in a Manger' by Susan Boyle

Bring out the tissues. Though Susan Boyle brings the wow factor almost every time she sings, the Britain's Got Talent Star's live performance of the hymn "Away in a Manger" is nothing short of magical.

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'We Three Kings' by Angel City Chorale

Original dreamed up by American clergyman and hymnodist John Henry Hopkins Jr. in 1857, this Christian hymn tells the tale of the three Biblical Magi who traveled far and long to deliver Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh on the day of his birth in Bethlehem.

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'What Child Is This' by Brad Paisley

After being struck with a severe illness in 1865, insurance manager William Chatterton Dix had a spiritual revelation that compelled him to write several hymns, including "What Child Is This." Though this hymn is beautifully performed by church choirs all over the world, many are fans of Brad Paisley's version with country undertones.

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'Joy to the World' by Jeremy Riddle

Worship leader, songwriter, and pastor at Bethel Church, Jeremy Riddle, offers a contemporary live performance of "Joy to the World," a hymn that celebrates the coming of Jesus to Earth.

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'O Come, O Come Emmanuel' by Peter Hollens

Classically trained vocalist Peter Hollens hits every note in his rendition of "O Come, O Come Emmanuel," a holiday song that'll surely get you in the right spirit for Christmas Day.

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'Mary, Did You Know' by Pentatonix

Another accolade to Mother Mary, "Mary Did You Know" sounds straight fresh and modern when performed a cappella. Thank you for sharing this composition with the world, Pentatonix.

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'O Come, All Ye Faithful' at Westminster Abbey

This recording of "O Come, All Ye Faithful" is equally as breathtaking as the Gothic architectural masterpiece that is Westminster Abbey.

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'Ave Maria' by Andrea Bocelli

"Ave Maria" is the ultimate tribute to Mary of Nazareth, Mother of Jesus. What better vocalist to offer this musical form of praise than the internationally renowned Italian singer songwriter?

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'Silent Night' by Michael Bublé and Trinity Choir

All is calm and all is bright whenever you listen to the magical voice of Michael Bublé — especially when he's singing the beautiful hymn that is "Silent Night."

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