10 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!


Calee Reed


Calee set out to create a Christmas album that captures the two things most important to her about Christmas: a Christ-centered holiday and a joyful feeling of celebration. She accomplishes both goals with this unforgettable collection of Christmas favorites.

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 Angels Among Us 

The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square


The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square join with superstar singer Kristin Chenoweth for a Christmas performance before a combined audience of 60,000. This show sparkles with excitement as Kristin’s renditions of Christmas classics breathe new life into old favorites. Her stage presence and world-class vocal ability shine in perfect complement to the 360-member choir and full orchestra backing her up. With holiday songs, choruses, dancing, bell-ringing, and seasonal orchestral favorites, this inspiring concert is a celebration of the season unlike any other.

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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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 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 





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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