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The Best Christmas CDs from LDS Artists for 2016

I know some are firm in their stance that Christmas music should be reserved until after Thanksgiving, but I'm just not one of those people! That being said, I can only listen to the classics so many times before the magic starts to wear off. The trick is finding a good mix of classic Christmas songs and non-traditional holiday tunes to invite the spirit of Christmas. Below you'll find a whole collection of Christmas albums you won't get tired of!

Finding Christmas 

GENTRI

Finding Christmas features classics like “The First Noel,” “O Holy Night,” and, of course, “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen,” all arranged and produced in GENTRI’s sweepingly epic and joyful style. The title track, “Finding Christmas,” is a poignant original song—a reminder of the deeper meaning in this time of year. This album will help you feel the true joy of Christmas that comes from celebrating the love and peace of the season.

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Hallelujah! 

Mormon Tabernacle Choir

In this performance, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square present the story of George Frideric Handel’s life in an inspiring celebration of song. The music includes some of the most beloved Christmas songs, such as “Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?” and “Joy to the World” along with Messiah classics. This performance brings the listener closer to the true meaning of Christmas with a Christ-centered focus and a thrilling display of talent for the whole family to enjoy.

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Merry: A Nashville Tribute to Christmas 

The Nashville Tribute Band

With the release of their first Christmas album, the gifted musicians of the Nashville Tribute Band perform in a style that brings celebration and a true sense of joy to classic Christmas songs as well as several moving originals. Their signature tight harmonies, powerful Nashville-style production, and creative arrangements make for a must-have Christmas album to help celebrate the season in your home.

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All Is Bright: A Mercy River Christmas 

Mercy River

Mercy River has a gift for evoking the sacred meaning of Christmas on tracks like "Silent Night," "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel," and on the deeply moving song "Real," by Nichole Nordeman. This is the perfect album to create a spirit of celebration that centers on the Savior and the true meaning of Christmas.

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Come Let Us Adore Him 

Wayne Burton

Come Let Us Adore Him is the brand-new Christmas album from Wayne Burton, featuring 13 songs and guest artists Kenneth Cope, BYU Vocal Point, Madilyn Paige and many others!

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A Family Christmas 

The Piano Guys

The Piano Guys have put their own twist on Christmas music. The album features new takes on Christmas classics such as “Let it Snow,” “Winter Wonderland” and “Silent Night,” as well as two original compositions from Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson.

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Winter Moon 

Mindy Gledhill

Feel the wonder of Christmas time through Winter Moon, Mindy Gledhill’s much-anticipated Christmas album. Unexpected instruments like banjo, ukulele, vintage organs, keytar and Mellotron lend all the quirk and charm that Mindy’s music is known for. Simple and well-rounded in style and song selection, this album will invoke fun times around the Christmas tree as well as peaceful moments of reflection on the true meaning of Christmas.

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Sing Noel 

The Lower Lights

The Lower Lights is a group made up of numerous LDS artists. Together they put a new spin on beloved Christmas songs. Their rootsy folk and bluegrass style make for a holiday album like you’ve never heard before.

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He is Born 

BYU Vocal Point

Brigham Young University’s nine-man a cappella sensation has performed in front of millions on NBC’s The Sing-Off, on YouTube, and in concerts around the United States. Featuring songs such as “Infant Holy, Infant Lowly,” “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen,” “Sleigh Ride,” and more, BYU Vocal Point’s debut Christmas album is sure to become a family Christmas favorite for years to come.

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