1.  Boyz II Men Featuring Brian McKnight “Let It Snow”

Of course, everyone thinks of Mariah Carey’s ” All I Want For Christmas Is You” when it comes to Black holiday classics. But I have to go with the young brother’s from Philly this festive season because they brought the R&B Vibes with “Let It Snow” and of highlighted the spirit of ” Love” and it peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in 2012.

2. Destiny’s Child “8 Days of Christmas”

You can’t have a holiday chart without this chart-topping trio millennium classic. Destiny Children was all playing on all the CD players and included under Christmas tree stockings back in the day with “8 Days of Christmas.”

3. Donny Hathaway “This Christmas”

Donny Hathaway created an anthem with this Black Christmas anthem with “This Christmas.” and to this day it has been covered over and over by legends like Aretha Franklin, Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige & John Legend.

4. Eartha Kitt “Santa Baby”

Eartha Kitt “Santa Baby” rendition led to boycotts back in the day it was so popular. The Billboard, songwriter Philip Springer called the sultry sensation “the first sexy Christmas record.”

5. The Jackson 5 “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”

 Every year The Jackson 5 Christmas Album are always on the Billboard magazine’s holiday and sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide. “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” is one of the album’s standout tracks and a classic.


Anthony Tilghman

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