Top Original Country Music Christmas Songs

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! As Thanksgiving is behind us and the magic of the holiday season begins to fill the air, what better way to get into the spirit than turning up that holiday music? In the list below, we’re taking a look at original Christmas songs from some of our favorite country music artists.



“It’s Not Christmas”
by Brown & Gray

“It’s Not Christmas” is an emotional and heartfelt ode to one’s significant other claiming despite everything that makes it feel like Christmas, “It’s not Christmas til you come around”.  The beautiful lyrics and soft vocals make for the perfect Christmas love song. Brown & Gray joined NYCountry Swag to record the song for a LIVE Swag Session, check out the video above.


by Brett Eldredge

“Glow” immediately hits you with the ever-cheerful jazz, of so many classic Christmas songs. It’s a new take on the timeless Christmas love song, filled with flattering lyrics and holiday metaphors about a glowing love interest, “Your looks are evergreen/ Sweet as the angels as they sing.”


“Gold and Green”
by Sugarland

“Gold and Green” is a delicate acoustic tune that provides a description of many elements that create Christmas magic- lit up sparkling Christmas trees, tinsel in windows, flickering candles, packages and presents, children, carols, confetti, and wishes. The reiteration that “Everything looks better in gold and green,” emphasizes the extra details put into the Christmas season.


“You Make It Feel Like Christmas”
by Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton

“You Make It Feel Like Christmas” is a dance-worthy song that shows gratitude toward your lover. They brought love and joy back into your life and because of them, you are experiencing all of the wonderful elements of Christmas again- “Sweet gingerbread made with molasses/My heart skipped and I reacted.


“Present Without A Bow”
by Kacey Musgraves and Leon Bridges

“Present Without A Bow” is a great way to express appreciation to those you care about most because without them holidays would not be the same, it would be “like a present without a bow”. The joy and cheer of the holidays spent with those you love, not material things, is what makes the season special as the song gracefully explains.


“Candy Cane Christmas”
by Darius Rucker

“Candy Cane Christmas” is a sweet song detailing a Christmas Eve and morning that so many know all too well, like it is a story right out of your own living room. “Angels sittin’ high upon a tree/Watchin’ over presents patiently/Milk and cookies on a plate/Santa Clause is on his way/The kids should be fast asleep”. The familiar scene can provide nostalgia of Christmas’ past to some and a reminder of something to look forward to for others.


Check out these tracks along with a bunch of our other favorite country Christmas songs on the playlist below and make sure to give the playlist a follow as we update with new tunes throughout the holiday season!



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