Anthony’s Weekly Top 50 Archives

Top 50 Christmas Of 2006, Revised

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
4Let There Be Peace On Earth, by Vince Gill and his daughter, Jenny1993
5The Christmas Shoes, by NewSong2000
62000 Decembers Ago, by Joy Williams2000
7The Angel Song, by Jaci Velasquez2001
8A Strange Way To Save The World, by 4HIM1993
9All I Really Want, by Steven Curtis Chapman2005
10Mary, Did You Know?, by Michael English Also by Kenny Rogers and Wynonna Judd (1996); Clay Aiken (2004)1992
11One Silent Night/God So Loved, by Jaci Velasquez with Burlap To Cashmere and Winans Phase 21999
12Don’t Save It All For Christmas Day, by Avalon Also by Celine Dion (1998); Clay Aiken (2004)2000
13Breath Of Heaven, by Amy Grant1992
14One Small Child, by David Meece1990
15The First Noel, by Mark Schultz Also by FFH (2001)2001
16Angels We Have Heard On High, by ZOEgirl2002
17Let There Be Light, by Point Of Grace and John David Webster2005
18Manger, by ApologetiX2001
19O Come All Ye Faithful, by tobyMac Also by Steven Curtis Chapman (1995)2002
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
23I Believe, by Natalie Grant2005
24We Three Kings [Instrumental], by John Tesh2002
25God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, by Jars Of Clay1995
26Go Tell It On The Mountain, by Big Daddy Weave Also by Fred Hammond (2001)2005
27O Holy Night, by BarlowGirl Also by Rebecca St. James (1997); Celine Dion (1998)2004
28Greensleeves [Instrumental], by Kenny G1994
29God Is With Us, by Amy Grant2004
30Joy To The World, by Mariah Carey1994
31Happy 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
32Because It’s Christmas, by Barry Manilow1990
33Gloria, by Michael W. Smith1989
34Light A Candle, by Avalon2000
35You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch, by Thurl Ravenscroft1966
36The Twelve Days Of Christmas, by Alvin & The Chipmunks1963
37Do They Know It’s Christmas?, by Band Aid1984
38The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late), by Alvin & The Chipmunks1962
39Christmastime, by Michael W. Smith1998
40Christmas Through Your Eyes, by Gloria Estefan1993
41Emmanuel, by Michael W. Smith Also by Amy Grant (1983)1998
42Happy Birthday, Jesus, by Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir1995
43Deck The Halls [Instrumental], by Ottmar Liebert Also by Relient K (vocal version, 2003)1990
44Hope Of Israel [Instrumental], by Michael W. Smith1998
45Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 [Instrumental],by Trans-Siberian Orchestra1996
46This Baby, by Steven Curtis Chapman1995
47Christmas Is All In The Heart, by Steven Curtis Chapman1995
48A Cradle Prayer, by Rebecca St. James1997
49Little Drummer Boy, by Jars Of Clay1995
50Tennessee Christmas, by Amy Grant1983