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Five Of The Best Contemporary Christmas Songs

Need a little contemporary holiday spirit?

As the holiday season unfolds, contemporary R&B has gifted us with soulful melodies and heartfelt lyrics that infuse the spirit of Christmas with a modern twist. These songs, rich with emotion and rhythm, have become essential additions to our festive playlists. Here's a curated collection of some of the best contemporary R&B Christmas songs, each a musical gem that captures the essence of the season while bringing a fresh vibe to classic holiday cheer.

  • "All I Want For Christmas Is You" - Mariah Carey (1994)

    Mariah Carey's timeless hit remains a beloved anthem, blending her iconic vocals with a catchy tune that has become a holiday staple worldwide.

  • "8 Days of Christmas" - Destiny's Child (2001)

    Destiny's Child delivers a festive treat with this upbeat track, adding their harmonious vocals and modern R&B sound to celebrate the holiday season.

  • "This Christmas" - Chris Brown (2007)

    Chris Brown's rendition of the holiday classic brings an infectious energy and soulful flair, infusing it with his signature R&B style.

  • "Someday at Christmas" - Mary J. Blige

    Mary J. Blige's emotive rendition of this classic brings a soulful and heartfelt vibe to the season, showcasing her vocal prowess and emotional depth.

  • "I Am the Grinch" by Tyler, The Creator (2019)

    "I Am the Grinch" by Tyler, The Creator featuring Fletcher Jones is a playful and upbeat track that captures the mischievous spirit of the iconic Grinch character. The song is part of the soundtrack for the animated film "The Grinch," which Tyler, The Creator contributed to and curated.

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