While Mariah Carey‘s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” remains a classic holiday tune, 2012’s festive season offers up a handful of merry music to keep those holiday parties rockin’ around the Christmas tree.
Here, Us Weekly suggests five of our favorite new holiday discs.
On This Winter’s Night – Lady Antebellum
The Grammy-winning trio bring a country twang to traditional chestnuts, including “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” for their album, in stores now.
A Very Special Christmas 25 – Various Artists
This year’s charity roundup features festive renditions by Christina Aguilera (“Oh Holy Night”) and Train (“Joy to the World”).
This Christmas – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
Danny and Sandy’s first Christmas! The Grease loves belt “I Think You Might Like It,” a sequel to “You’re the One That I Want,” on their festive offering.
Magic Moment – Cee Lo Green
The Voice coach’s holiday disc was a lifelong dream. “Scratched that off the list!” says the soul man, who croons a gospel version of “Silent Night” and hams it up with the Muppets on “All I Need Is Love.”
Merry Christmas, Baby – Rod Stewart
Inspired by his 21-month-old son, Aiden, to record his holiday album, Stewart duets with Mary J. Blige on the carol “We Three Kings.” Listen for his newly penned “Red-Suited Super Man.”
Tell Us: What’s your favorite holiday song?
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