Anthony’s Weekly Top 50 Archives

Top 50 Christmas Of 2006

RankSong Title, by ArtistYear Of Original Release (May Be Only Esti­mated)
1What Child Is This?, by MercyMe Also by Selah (2002); ZOEgirl (2005)*I only chart one version of a song in this Top 50; listed alternate versions are songs that I would rank in this Top 50 if I allowed multiple versions.2002
2Here With Us, by Joy Williams2005
3We Are The Reason, by Avalon Also by David Meece (1980)2000
4The Christmas Shoes, by NewSong2000
52000 Decembers Ago, by Joy Williams2000
6The Angel Song, by Jaci Velasquez2001
7A Strange Way To Save The World, by 4HIM1993
8Mary, Did You Know?, by Michael English Also by Kenny Rogers and Wynonna Judd (1996); Clay Aiken (2004)1992
9Don’t Save It All For Christmas Day, by Avalon Also by Celine Dion (1998)2000
10All I Really Want, by Steven Curtis Chapman2005
11Breath Of Heaven, by Amy Grant1992
12One Silent Night/God So Loved, by Jaci Velasquez with Burlap To Cashmere and Winans Phase 21999
13Let There Be Peace On Earth, by Vince Gill and his daughter, Jenny1993
14The First Noel, by Mark Schultz Also by FFH (2001)2001
15Angels We Have Heard On High, by ZOEgirl2002
16Let There Be Light, by Point Of Grace and John David Webster2005
17One Small Child, by David Meece1990
18Manger, by ApologetiX2001
19O Come All Ye Faithful, by tobyMac2002
20Grown-Up Christmas List, by Amy Grant Also by Plus One, titled as “A Prayer For Every Year” (2002)1992
21O Little Town Of Bethlehem, by Out Of Eden2002
22Silent Night, by Selah Also by Mark Schultz and Nichole Nordeman (2002)2002
23God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, by Jars Of Clay1995
24Go Tell It On The Mountain, by Big Daddy Weave Also by Fred Hammond (2001)2005
25O Holy Night, by BarlowGirl Also by Rebecca St. James (1997); Celine Dion (1998)2004
26Joy To The World, by Mariah Carey1994
27Happy Christmas (War Is Over), by John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and the Plastic Ono Band, with the Harlem Community Choir Also by Rebecca St. James, titled as “Happy Christmas” (1997)1971
28Because It’s Christmas, by Barry Manilow1990
29Light A Candle, by Avalon2000
30You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch, by Thurl Ravenscroft1966
31The Twelve Days Of Christmas, by Alvin & The Chipmunks1963
32Do They Know It’s Christmas?, by Band Aid1984
33The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late), by Alvin & The Chipmunks1962
34Christmastime, by Michael W. Smith1998
35Christmas Through Your Eyes, by Gloria Estefan1993
36Emmanuel, by Michael W. Smith1998
37Happy Birthday, Jesus, by Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir1995
38I Believe, by Natalie Grant2005
39Hope Of Israel [Instrumental], by Michael W. Smith1998
40Deck The Halls [Instrumental], by Ottmar Liebert Also by Relient K (vocal version, 2003)1990
41Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 [Instrumental], by Trans-Siberian Orchestra1996
42This Christmas (Joy To The World), by tobyMac2002
43Gloria, by Michael W. Smith1989
44All I Want For Christmas Is You, by Mariah Carey1994
45A Cradle Prayer, by Rebecca St. James1997
46Christmas Is All In The Heart, by Steven Curtis Chapman1995
47Little Drummer Boy, by Jars Of Clay1995
48Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, by Gene Autry1953
49Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree, by Brenda Lee1958
50Jingle Bell Rock, by Bobby Helms Also by Point Of Grace (1999)1957