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Day 14: A Very Merry Mariah Christmas

If you’re a fan of Mariah Carey, then this post is for you. We’re all familiar with her first Christmas album Merry Christmas (1994) and most of us know she released a second one, Merry Christmas II You, over 15 years later in 2010. But there’s more!

This year, Mariah is joining Hallmark for the holidays. On Saturday, December 19, there will be a double dose of Ms. Mariah. She is hosting a Christmas special…right after the premiere of her holiday movie A Christmas Melody. And when I say “her holiday movie,” I mean starring AND directed by Mariah herself. I could barely contain my glee when I saw the preview (click below to watch). I don’t know how this movie is going to turn out, but I’m certainly not going to miss it.

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Next up in the 25 Days of Christmas, let’s get into the mood of the season with some of my favorite holiday tunes. I love Christmas music. The songs are heartfelt and fun. I always start listening on Black Friday, which is the first day I usually start wrapping gifts.

  1. Pentatonix – Mary, Did You Know
  2. Donny Hathaway – This Christmas
  3. Luther Vandross – Every Year, Every Christmas
  4. Celine Dion – O Holy Night
  5. Nat King Cole – The Christmas Song
  6. The Chipmunks – The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)
  7. Toni Braxton – Christmas in Jamaica
  8. Jackson 5 – Frosty the Snowman
  9. Christina Aguilera – Silent Night/Noche de Paz
  10. Josh Groban – The First Noel
  11. The Temptations – Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer
  12. Otis Redding – Merry Christmas Baby
  13. Jordin Sparks – I’ll Be Home for Christmas
  14. Stevie Wonder – That’s What Christmas Means to Me
  15. The Drifters – White Christmas
  16. TLCĀ  – Sleigh Ride
  17. Bobby Helms – Jingle Bell Rock
  18. Jackson 5 – I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  19. Destiny’s Child – 8 Days of Christmas
  20. Mariah Carey – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

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