Country music has a rich history of Christmas songs, from Gene Autry's 1947 co-write "Here Comes Santa Claus" and country-adjacent folk singer Burl Ives' "A Holly Jolly Christmas" to more recent holiday classics by Kacey Musgraves, Carrie Underwood and other 21st century stars.
In between, entire albums and EPs of Christmas music by such heavy-hitters as Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, George Strait, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Faith Hill, Blake Shelton, Martina McBride, Lady A, Taylor Swift and others have added to potential playlist entries with fresh material plus tangy renditions of classic Christmas carols and uplifting hymns.
Here's a 30-song playlist of the all-time best country Christmas songs. It leans heavily into classics that should appeal to the whole family.
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