10 Queer Christmas songs to get you in the holiday spirit

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so we need a new playlist to jam with this holiday season.

Queer Christmas songs: white ukulele next to a santa suit

Here are 10 Queer Christmas songs to add to your holiday playlist, perfect to get you in the mood to decorate. Get ready to sing at the top of your lungs with these cheerful tunes, because Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat.

“Holiday” by Lil Nas X

Santa Clause meets the Wild West in this tune. Released on November 13, the “Old Town Road” singer brings the joy of the season with “Holiday“.

“Santa Come Thru” by Ariana Grindr


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Your favourite Dublin Drag Queen has just dropped her new Christmas single, and it is fire! Check out Ariana Grindr’s new song, “Santa Come Thru” on Spotify.

“All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey

C’mon, this anthem is an absolute classic, and we all know you can only listen to it this time of year. So turn the speakers up and blast this tune until Santa comes down the chimney.

“Mary Did You Know?” by Clay Aiken

Yes, Clay Aiken has sung about 500 Christmas songs, but this one is the best! A beautiful rendition of this classic melody, Aiken delivers the heart of Christmas in this version.

“The Little Drummer Boy (Peace on Earth)” by Bing Crosby and David Bowie


It honestly doesn’t get more classy than Crosby and Bowie–put them together and it’s a holiday song for the ages!

“Last Christmas” by Wham!

This heart-breaking ballad sung by George Michael doesn’t get more bittersweet than this. You don’t even have to have gone through a break-up to get your heartbroken by this song.

“Thank God it’s Christmas” by Queen

You’re off for the holidays, the tree is decorated, the presents are bought and wrapped, and all the cooking is done. All there’s left to do is turn on this song and celebrate the season.

“Step into Christmas” by Elton John

This is the definition of a bop, and I would argue no matter what time of year it is, it can get you moving and grooving.

“Funky Christmas” by RuPaul

The Queen of Drag Race is also the queen of Christmas with this classic song that’ll have you singing along.

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by Sam Smith

Finally, it doesn’t get any more classically Christmas than this tune, but one would argue that Sam Smith’s version is the best.

Here are our 10 Queer Christmas songs that need to be on your playlist this holiday season. Enjoy listening while decking our your halls!

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