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Happy Holidays music playlist

As winter break nears, it’s time to get into the holiday spirit! Even though it may not feel like winter in Southern California, this 30-track holiday playlist will get you through finals and/or the last few days of work and on your way to celebrate with loved ones. From NSYNC to Michael Bublé, relive the classics and discover new tunes with this playlist. If you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of U of R’s bulldog mascot-in-training Addie or the late mascot Thurber’s niece, Opal, in their holiday sweaters as you listen! Happy holidays, Bulldogs!

If you are a Spotify user, here’s an embedded playlist, ready to go.

If you aren't a Spotify listener, you can log into your own digital music service and line up these songs (in text format below for easier cutting and pasting):  

  • “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” by NSYNC
  • “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey
  • “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by Phoebe Bridgers
  • “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” by Kacey Musgraves
  • “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber
  • “Christmas Don’t Be Late” by She & Him
  • “Wonderful Christmastime” by Paul McCartney
  • “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” by Slow Club
  • “I Heard the Bells On Christmas Day” by Echosmith
  • “Driving Under Stars” by Marika Hackman
  • “The Christmas Song” by The Raveonettes
  • “Alone On Christmas Day” by Phoenix
  • “Dear Santa” by Mr Little Jeans
  • “Holly Jolly Christmas” by Michael Bublé
  • “That’s What I Want For Christmas” by Holly Golightly
  • “Fallen Snow” by Au Revoir Simone
  • “Keep You Warm” by Sam Tsui and Kina Grannis
  • “Christmas In Harlem” by Kanye West
  • “I Wish It Was Christmas Today” by Julian Casablancas
  • “Silent Night” by Dude York
  • “Maybe This Christmas” by Ron Sexsmith
  • “It’s Not Christmas ‘Til You Come Home” by Norah Jones
  • “Blue Christmas” by Elvis Presley
  • “Sleigh Ride” by Miley Cyrus
  • “Winter Things” by Ariana Grande
  • “Santa’s Coming For Us” by Sia
  • “Little Drummer Boy” by Destiny’s Child and Solange
  • “Christmas Lights” by Coldplay
  • “White Christmas” by Billie Marten
  • “Winter Wonderland” by Leona Lewis 

Enjoy the season!