Christmas hits and festive fun: here’s how to celebrate the end of the year with Deezer

Deezer’s got you covered with essential playlists and unmissable merry moments with music quizzes and shared playlists on Shaker.

Paris, December 14th, 2023:  Christmas and New Year’s are around the corner and nothing gets you in the festive spirit like the right music. We dove into our data to unveil the top songs on Deezer, and created a collection of new holiday hits for you to enjoy. The holiday season is also about spending time with family and friends, and with Deezer you can spend hours quizzing each other on music knowledge, or just create the perfect holiday playlist with Shaker.

Christmas Top 10 tracks

Is it even Christmas time if you don’t listen to Mariah Carey and Wham! on repeat? If you look at the data, the answer is a resounding no. Below you’ll find the most streamed  songs during the holidays in 2022, with Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” being the most popular Christmas song worldwide. In addition to typical classics like Wham!’s “Last Christmas”, Dean Martin’s “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”, Diana Krall’s “Jingle Bells” and Stevie Wonder’s “What Christmas Means To Me”, we also have some current pop stars with their Christmas songs in our list. (data analysis: December 24th –  December 26th 2022) 


  1. Mariah Carey – All I want For Christmas Is You
  2. Wham! – Last Christmas
  3. Ariana Grande – Santa Tell Me
  4. Dean Martin – Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  5. Justin Bieber – Mistletoe
  6. Ed Sheeran – Merry Christmas
  7. Taylor Swift – Christmas Tree Farm
  8. Diana Krall – Jingle Bells
  9. Sia – Santa’s Coming For Us
  10. Stevie Wonder – What Christmas Means To Me

New Year’s Eve Top 10 tracks

Chances are you heard “I Gotta Feeling” by The Black Eyed Peas on New Year’s in 2022, and no matter if you spent it on the dance floor or on the couch, you were probably expecting it “is going to be a good good night” worldwide. Check out the other top tracks for New Year’s 2002, including two from Taylor Swift, the most streamed female artist on Deezer in 2023. (data analysis: December 31st 2022 –  January 1st 2023)


  1. The Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
  2. Spice Girls – Wannabe
  3. ABBA – Dancing Queen
  4. Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
  5. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
  6. Pharrell Williams – Happy
  7. Kate Perry – Firework
  8. Miley Cyrus – Party In The USA
  9. Taylor Swift – Snow On The Beach
  10. Gala – Freed From Desire

Christmas and NYE songs for your playlist on Deezer

Your favorite (or least favorite) time of the year has started! This year, Christmas on Deezer is all about happymess, serving you tunes when you need a break from the family dinner. Dive into the festive spirit (or not) with our specially curated Christmas channel, where you’ll find all tunes perfect for your own happymess. 

As we prepare for the year’s grand finale, make sure that your New Year’s Eve celebration is nothing less than extraordinary. Whether heading to a party or looking for  a more relaxed vibe, our channels “Party” and “Chill” will give you the ideal soundtrack. 

Festive music quizzes 

But that’s not all. We have some exciting features to improve your music experience during the holiday season. Want to make even more out of your time? Why not try out our themed music quizzes? You can put your music knowledge to the test and see how you match up with friends and family. 

Your perfect playlist thanks to Shaker

Have you already heard about our latest innovation Shaker? Picture this: You’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party and your friends use different streaming platforms. Don’t you worry ‘bout a thing! With Shaker, you can easily enjoy music together, even if you don’t use the same streaming platform. With just a few simple clicks, a mix that blends everyone’s favorite songs is created. And Shaker even goes beyond just music – it’s a social experience. Discover how musically compatible you and your friends are through shareable insights based on how similar your tastes are.

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