Christmas Albums Are a Big Business

  1. Nielsen SoundScan’s Top Sellers
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    Nielsen SoundScan’s Top Sellers

    Nielsen SoundScan tracks Christmas album sales. And the No. 1 holiday CD is ...

    Kenny G, Miracles: The Holiday Album (1994)
    Sales: 7,254,000

  2. Josh Groban, “Noel” (2007)
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    Josh Groban, “Noel” (2007)

    Sales: 5,466,000

  3. Celine Dion, “These Are Special Times” (1998)
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    Celine Dion, “These Are Special Times” (1998)

    Sales: 5,234,000

  4. Mariah Carey, “Merry Christmas” (1994)
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    Mariah Carey, “Merry Christmas” (1994)

    Sales: 5,213,000

  5. Vince Guaraldi, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965)
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    Vince Guaraldi, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965)

    Sales: 3,178,000

  6. Michael Bublé, “Christmas” (2011)
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    Michael Bublé, “Christmas” (2011)

    Sales: 2,464,000

  7. Bing Crosby, “White Christmas” (1945)
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    Bing Crosby, “White Christmas” (1945)

    Sales: 1,859,000

  8. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, “The Christmas Attic” (1998)
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    Trans-Siberian Orchestra, “The Christmas Attic” (1998)

    Sales: 1,765,000

  9. Elvis Presley, “It’s Christmas Time” (1957)
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    Elvis Presley, “It’s Christmas Time” (1957)

    Sales: 1,393,000

  10. Mannheim Steamroller, “Christmas Celebration” (2004)
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    Mannheim Steamroller, “Christmas Celebration” (2004)

    Sales: 1,221,000

  11. Harry Connick Jr., “Harry for the Holidays” (2000)
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    Harry Connick Jr., “Harry for the Holidays” (2000)

    Sales: 1,187,000

  12. Phil Spector, “A Christmas Gift to You From Phil Spector” (1963)
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    Phil Spector, “A Christmas Gift to You From Phil Spector” (1963)

    Sales: 165,000

  13. Johnny Mathis, “Merry Christmas” (1958)
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    Johnny Mathis, “Merry Christmas” (1958)

    Sales: 114,000

  14. Andy Williams, “The Andy Williams Christmas Album” (1963)
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    Andy Williams, “The Andy Williams Christmas Album” (1963)

    Sales: 108,000

  15. James Brown, “Funky Christmas” (1970)
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    James Brown, “Funky Christmas” (1970)

    Sales: 53,000