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Stores Stay Open For Sunday Shopping Before Christmas

The Shins’ ‘Wonderful Christmastime’ Cover Ousts Mariah Carey’s Classic as Top Mall Song

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'Tis the season for everything holly and jolly, especially when it comes to the radio airwaves and shopping mall stereos. PlayNetwork, the company that compiles in-store playlists for over 400 brands, has shared a list of the top 20 songs that will be on repeat in stores all holiday season long. After dominating the No. 1 spot on PlayNetwork's list every year since 1994, Mariah Carey's classic, "All I Want for Christmas," has been ousted by The Shins' cover of Sir Paul McCartney's "Wonderful Christmastime."READ MORE

Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson Creates Record Label; Country Star Also Announces Holiday Album

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When fans saw the header "NEW MUSIC COMING SOON" on Jamey Johnson's official website last month, they took to social media to celebrate the forthcoming project, Johnson's first full studio effort since 2010.READ MORE

Before Amen: A Worship Collection

October Christian Music Releases

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In October, there are over 50 Christian music releases hitting stores, with 14 of them being Christmas projects.READ MORE

Paul Good - The Glory Shine

Merry Christmas From Paul Good

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Singer/songwriter Paul Good is saying "Merry Christmas" and "Thank you" to fans with a free download of his latest single, "The Glory Shine." READ MORE

Mariah Carey

12 Days of Christmas: The One Unmatched Christmas Song, 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'

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So, it's Christmas Eve, the lead-up to the big day. We've counted down the best Christmas songs from 12 to two, ranging from somber carols like "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" to the super upbeat, like "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree." Of course, for the final day, there's only one song to talk about. With countless holiday tracks and even more covers, it's hard to think of one song that remains untouchable, despite covers. So, what Christmas song goes without competition? The answer is obvious, of course: Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You."READ MORE

12 Days of Christmas: 3 Best Versions of 'O Holy Night'

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"O Holy Night" is one of the oldest Christmas carols, originally penned by French songwriter Adolphe Adam in 1847, based on a French poem. The song has since been altered, and today's best known version was written by minister John Sullivan Dwight. Full of huge vocal swells and big musical moments, every rendition of the song is special. But whose comes out on top?READ MORE

Bruce Springsteen

12 Days of Christmas: 4 Best Versions of 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town'

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It's the Friday before Christmas, and that means that jolly ol' Saint Nick is soon to be on his way. Holiday parties, family gift exchanges, children peaking in closets... it all kicks into high gear this weekend. So, that means only one thing... Santa Claus is coming to town! And wouldn't it be great if there were a holiday song specifically about that event? With only four days left until Christmas, let's celebrate with the four best versions of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town." READ MORE

Gene Autry,

12 Days of Christmas: 7 Best Versions of 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer'

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Who does the best spin on "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer?" Let us count down...READ MORE

Gold City - Home For The Holidays

Southern Gospel Christmas Playlist

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If you are a fan of Southern Gospel, this Christmas playlist will hit all of the right notes. READ MORE

Meet Me In St Louis

12 Days of Christmas: 10 Best Versions of 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'

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For day three, we'll be looking at "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas." Originally done by Judy Garland for the 1944 musical Meet Me in St. Louis, the track actually tells the story of a family who won't be able to spend time together for the holidays due to a job promotion in New York. It's a somber reality of the holiday, but not necessarily the most joyful... All the history aside, who does the best "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas?" Check out the 10 best versions below.READ MORE

Christmas with the Rat Pack

A very retro Christmas party playlist

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Retro Christmas songs for your holiday party from the Rat Pack, Louis Armstrong, The Beach Boys, Otis Redding, Andy Williams and more.READ MORE

No Christmas

Christmas Music Allowed Back in Marshfield, Wisconsin

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The citizens of Marshfield, Wisconsin spoke and the new policy on Religious music has been changed.READ MORE

Dahna Bender - Christmas Giving of the Heart

Dahna Bender is Using her Voice to Speak for Animals

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Long Island philanthropist and vocalist Dahna Bender will be donating 100% of the proceeds from the sale of her Christmas CD, "Giving of the Heart" to National Mill Dog Rescue.READ MORE

Andrew Peterson's Annual Behold The Lamb Of God Christmas Tour

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Andrew Peterson's annual Behold The Lamb Of God Christmas tour will make sixteen stops in 2013.READ MORE

Brandon Heath - Christmas Is Here

Brandon Heath's "Christmas Is Here"

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Brandon Heath, the Emmy Award-winning, five-time GRAMMY nominated Christian singer, has announced the release date for his first Christmas album. On October 15, 2013, fans can get a jump start on the holiday with "Christmas Is Here...READ MORE

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