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9 Must-Have Christmas Albums from Latter-day Saint Artists

Whether you're someone who saves all Christmas music until after Thanksgiving or someone who partakes of the Christmas spirit all year round, you can only listen to the same classic songs so many times before they start to lose their magic. The trick is to mix your long-time favorites with a few non-traditional arrangements to keep you in the holiday spirit. Below you'll find a whole selection of Christmas albums from Latter-day Saint artists that you won't get tired of anytime soon!

Christmas

Paul Cardall

With music lovers streaming his songs more than 25 million times a month, it's obvious Paul Cardall knows how to tap emotions through music. The acclaimed composer/pianist does it again with Christmas. Recorded at Nashville's legendary Ocean Way Studios, the classical crossover project features Cardall's spin on such beloved holiday standards as "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing," "Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella," "Away in a Manger," and " Joy to the World" as well as such compelling originals such as "Son of God" and "Christmas Past."

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Winter in the Air

David Archuleta

Singing sensation David Archuleta channels his contagious positive energy in a collection of Christmas favorites and originals that celebrate the joy and true meaning of the season.

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O Holy Night

Nathan Pacheco

Experience the wonder and joy of the Christmas season like never before with the first full-length Christmas album from Billboard-chart-topping tenor Nathan Pacheco. These emotional renditions will add new life to Christmas classics like "Joy to the World," "Silver Bells," and "Winter Wonderland."

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A Merry Little Christmas: Featuring Sutton Foster and Hugh Bonneville

Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

2017 Tabernacle Choir concert: Award-winning actress, singer, and dancer Sutton Foster and acclaimed British actor Hugh Bonneville join the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for a spectacular full-scale Christmas program that tugs at the heartstrings and bursts with the joy of the season. Hugh Bonneville's narration of the story behind the beloved hymn "It Is Well with My Soul" celebrates peace in the midst of tragedy, and Sutton Foster's crystal clear voice and vibrant stage presence thrills and captivates all in attendance.

 

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Christmas Together 

 

The Piano Guys

 

 

 

This album features the voice talents of some of your favorite vocalists including the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, David Archuleta, Peter Hollens, Lexi Walker, the King's Singers, and Placido Domingo. 

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Merry: A Nashville Tribute to Christmas

  

The Nashville Tribute Band

  

  

  

With 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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Joy to the World: A Guitar Christmas

  

Ryan Tilby

  

  

  

This album features a collection of Christmas favorites performed on guitar with relaxing, festive production. The songs range from the serene "Away in a Manger" and "O Little Town of Bethlehem" to the upbeat and joyful "Angels We Have Heard on High" and "Go Tell It on the Mountain." The guitarist on this album, Ryan Tilby, is a multi-instrumentalist who has won many awards for his skill on guitar. His carefully crafted arrangements set the perfect mood for a Christmas celebration at home.  

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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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All Is Bright: A Mercy River Christmas

  

Mercy River

  

  

  

This popular female vocal trio presents a collection of classic Christmas songs performed with their signature tight three-part harmonies and gorgeous production. Mercy River takes us on a journey throughout the album, from the feeling of a hushed winter's evening on "Still, Still, Still" to the upbeat celebration of the season on "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." 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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