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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Music

1 minute read | November 2016

Nothing gets us in the holiday spirit quite like holiday music, and if you were in Edmonton, Canada, last holiday season, you were in the country’s merriest city. That’s because its radio stations played the most holiday music between Nov. 1 to Dec. 27, 2015.

What were people listening to? While each new season brings its share of new festive tunes, holiday classics like “Feliz Navidad” and renditions of a “Winter Wonderland” were the most popular holiday radio songs last year. Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” was the most popular digital song, with over 5 million streams and 18,000 digital downloads. But when we look beyond Mariah Carey’s version, we see that the many renditions of “All I Want for Christmas is You” was streamed more than 7.5 million times last holiday season.