The Best Newly Released Christmas Albums, Songs
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Christmas is here and these singers/songwriters are keeping the spirits alive with their new releases. These albums/songs are surely bound to be favorites on your holiday playlist.
Girl Named Tom’s Debut Christmas Album
American folk trio, Girl Named Tom, just released their first-ever Christmas-themed album titled One More Christmas. The album was released on November 11, right before their North American tour kicked off.
The album has eight tracks that represent the Christmas season almost to perfection. The track to which the album is named has a soft melody and is incredibly soulful but still gives holiday vibes. The final track “Homesick Melody,” is an upbeat tuned single that also implements their country-style singing into a holiday song.
Their album is certainly a great tribute to the holidays and there isn’t a single track that’s not worth listening to. One More Christmas is available now on Spotify.
Blake Shelton’s Newly Released Cheers, It’s Christmas Deluxe Edition
The Voice coach Blake Shelton announced his extended holiday album, nearly a decade after the release Cheers, It’s Christmas‘s original debut. The newly released album is now titled Cheers, It’s Christmas (Super Deluxe), it features six new tracks to celebrate the occasion.
Shelton announced the news on his social media, wanting to know which songs are the fans most excited for. The announcement came after the singer teased his followers by posting a photo taken inside the studio. The excited fans were rewarded with a 20-track album complete with classic and new songs from Shelton.
Alicia Keys’ Santa Baby is Filled with Brand New Songs
Santa Baby is Alicia Keys’ first Christmas album, as well as the second album she released within the year. The festive album consist of 11 tracks, including seven covers of holiday classics and four original songs written by Keys.
“I love this music! It feels so good!” Said Keys. “I picked each song based on my all-time favorites and I wrote the new ones based on real holiday emotions and stories.”
The album’s lead single “December Back 2 June,” is a hit with the fans, and they can expect televised performances soon. The album is now available exclusively on Apple Music in spatial audio.
Camila Cabello’s Favorite Christmas Song
Camilla Cabello started going into the holiday spirit by releasing an official cover of her favorite Christmas song. Cabello’s vocals only served to improve the overall tone of the song and her experience singing the song before has helped tremendously.
Lizzo’s Striking Cover of a Classic
Lizzo recorded a spectacular cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Someday at Christmas,” to which she even isolated her vocals. The cover was recorded for Amazon Music’s festive 2022 compilation.
“I chose to cover ‘Someday at Christmas,’ not just because it’s a classic, but because it’s a reminder to us that almost 60 years later, we are still fighting for peace, compassion, and equality.” Lizzo said.
She also doesn’t forget to remind the fans to spread the love and kindness this holiday season.