LyricFind reveals the Top 10 Holiday Lyrics of 2016
The year-end holidays have their own songbook. It’s a favourite time to get together and sing some seasonal classics, or launch into a spirited solo in the car or at the office party. And while we all know the songs, how many of us know all the words?
LyricFind, the world leader in lyrics display, has ranked the top ten most searched for holiday lyrics. The top 10 are almost a complete salute to midcentury songwriting, apart from Mariah Carey’s essential if not viral holiday hit “All I Want For Christmas Is You”. “It’s no surprise that the majority of holiday lyrics being searched for are the originals,” says Catherine Fournier, LyricFind’s Marketing Manager. “It’s a time of comfort and tradition, and the lyrics in these songs reflect that.”
LyricFind is the licensing partner for major search engines, streaming services, lyric websites, and other music platforms across the globe, and gathers data from millions of searches and displays.
TOP 10 MOST SEARCHED FOR HOLIDAY LYRICS
- Bing Crosby - White Christmas
- Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You
- Eartha Kitt - Santa Baby
- Elvis Presley - Blue Christmas
- Johnny Mathis - When a Child Is Born
- Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock
- Frank Sinatra - Jingle Bells
- Brenda Lee - Rockin Around the Christmas Tree
- Harry Belafonte - Mary's Boy Child
- Dean Martin - Baby, It’s Cold Outside
LyricFind is the world’s leader in licensed lyrics with 100+ clients worldwide including, Google, YouTube, Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Microsoft, Shazam, SoundHound, The Recording Academy, Billboard and many others. LyricFind licenses from over 4,000 music publishers, including all the majors: Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing and Kobalt. It has built a quality-controlled, vetted database of lyrics available for licensing and synchronized technology in 100 countries. Behind the scenes, LyricFind tracks, reports, and pays royalties to publishers on a song-by-song and territory-by-territory basis.
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