The Best Royalty-Free Christmas Music Collection

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Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s that time in your content creator calendar to move into holiday production. The season celebrated worldwide will have no shortage of eyeballs reveling in the upcoming festive content. Besides costumes, merry storylines, and snow-covered set design, music has a central role in giving your media a Yuletide character.

But quality Christmas songs can be hard to come by. That’s why we’re releasing the Artlist Christmas Collection. In it, you’ll find a medley of artists whipping up carols that deliver the spirit of the season in different styles and genres. From old classics to brand-new tracks, this assortment will help add both quality and the holiday essence to whatever Christmas content you have in mind.

Why royalty-free Christmas music

In the content-creation business, the balance of finding quality music on a budget is always tricky to navigate. No one likes ballooning costs at the final stage of mixing because they couldn’t find free Christmas songs. Likewise, knowing what music is public domain and how to check if a song is copyrighted can be problematic areas for creators all around.

That’s why royalty-free Christmas music is the best option to go with. For a single annual subscription, Artlist provides you with a wide selection of music that doesn’t run afoul of copyright licensing. So check out the collection for yourself and hear the premium quality Christmas song downloads at your fingertips.

The Artlist Christmas Collection

The Christmas Sleigh Ride by Francesco D’Andrea

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This jubilant, ecstatic song makes you feel like you’re flying through the North Pole. The upbeat, rapturous instrumentals come alive with carefree charm. A perfect match for any time-lapse through parades, light shows or festive performances.

Christmas Morning by Jakub Pietras

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This track perfectly communicates the anticipation of the holidays. The exhilarating feeling of children running down to unwrap presents and dive into Christmas day. Wonderful for opening shots or scenes with movement and play.

Silent Night by Ian Post

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A well-known classic by an Artlist favorite, Ian Post delivers a melodic, velvety rendition of Silent Night. Terrific Christmas song download to capture scenes of intimate family bonds and communal feasts.

Christmas Tree by Zac Nelson

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With a peaceful beginning that transitions to a cinematic choir, this song beautifully captures the holidays’ reverence. Whether using it to shoot decorated exteriors or masses of excited observers, you can’t go wrong with a song that holds the Christmas spirit in high regard.

Tis the Season by Hans Johnson

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A fun and playful track to play over commercials of holiday shopping or get-togethers. It’s tame yet infectious enough to blend with many brands and uses.

O Christmas Tree by Bob Hart

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This jazzy and bouncy version of a holiday favorite will have your head bouncing. A cross between Charlie Brown and backyard banjo, it provides the right amount of hop to your holiday videos.

Auld Lang Syne by HillTopTrio

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The blending of folk and ukulele makes this version of a holiday classic like nothing you’ve ever heard. Perfect for travel or lifestyle videos, this song brings the past to the present with surprising merriment.

Joy to the World – Lone Star Vibes by Mack Price

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This country interpretation is another example of an artist that bridges Christmas to any genre. Perfect for videos of road trips home or landscape shots in quaint locations.

Merry Christmas by Borrtex

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With subtlety and grace, this track has incredible adaptability. Whether you’re shooting a holiday wedding, slow-motion shots of a gift reveal or food spots of ornate spreads, this a terrific choice.

Eviluation by Roie Shpigler

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This dark, mischievous piece is perfect for any subversive filmmakers out there. It maintains the familiar Christmas music while mixing drama and tension. Perfect for narratives in the vein of Tim Burton or artists trafficking in darker tones.

Come On Mrs. Claus (Let Me Be Your Man) by Kyle Cox

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This comedic, charming song croons and entertains in equal measure. Perfect choice for spots highlighting Christmas nightlife or decorated cityscapes.

We Wish You a Merry Christmas by Tennessee Pistols

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With a little twang and a lot of heart, this one grabs you. Subtle enough to have in your vlog’s background and charming enough to sell any commercial, this version retains all the goodness of the classic it’s based on.

Dixie Bells by Ziv Grinberg

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This shifty, funky track will have you grabbing your nearest neighbor to dance. A winning choice to play over videos featuring holiday events with lots of people ready to celebrate.

Christmas Joy by Zac Nelson

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A song with this much optimism was made for the skies. A perfect choice for drone shots of holiday destinations or wide shots of ornate settings. It sells with its buoyancy because it tickles the same wonder few holidays like Christmas can.

The Twelve Days of Christmas by Ian Post

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This crooning, jazzy version of a song we all know will have your viewers singing along. Its brass brings all the flare of Old Hollywood that’s known to melt your heart and bring a rush of warm memories.

Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella by Ofer Koren feat. Ben Sharkey

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This track brims with respect for the holiday’s religious roots with expert musicianship. A terrific Christmas song download for lifestyle videos featuring more observant viewers or just about anyone finding their form of worship during the holiday.

Christmas Is Coming by The Delegates

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This track serenades you with its old-time silkiness. A smooth, commanding vocal performance leading a raucous band of musicians puts you right in your favorite holiday restaurant or holiday event.

Fall in Love This Christmas by Foster

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Songs like this remind you the cold is warmer with a loved one. Urgent and endearing, it’s a perfect companion for your romantic content featuring lovers holding one another next to an ornamented tree and fireplace.

Joy Ride by Aves

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This electronic, sexy track shows the holidays off with confidence. Whether featured in fashion spots, nightlife features, or hip time-lapses, it sells with sleekness while remaining carefree.

Silent Night – Beats to Study To by Aves

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Soulful and understated, this version of Silent Night is made for spots featuring urban retreats. Whether it’s a city mashup or commercial aimed at younger audiences, it’s packed with enough rhythm to connect broadly.

Christmas Movie by Anton Vlasov

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An electronic track with heart, this one soars with the reindeer. The notes dance and sparkle, making it a winner with any aerial shots of twinkling locales.

Snow Castles by Hans Johnson

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This resonant, captivating aria is both cinematic and poignant. A perfect companion to travel videos or wintry shots of nature.

Up on the Rooftop by Ziv Moran

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Wonderfully cheerful and funky, this shows how much a party Christmas can be. Perfect for content featuring holiday events and commercials that sell through swagger.

Bam Boom! Jingle Bells by Mike Kirin

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Perfect for commercials that dance on step, this song keeps a quick time that surges with energy. The drums and bells harmonize with a lot of soul, making action-heavy scenes both fluid and jolly.

We Wish You a Merry Christmas by Wolf Samuels

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This song wins with its simplicity and atmospheric quality. Its latitude makes it play equally well with worship-themed content as well as fantastical narratives.

Bright Eyes by Hans Johnson

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Songs like this show off the enchanting nature of the holidays. Soaring and lively, it’s a great choice for aerial shots and nature sequences alike. Use it and see the glitter of wonder light up in your viewers’ eyes.

Wrap up

The holidays are not themselves without the right music. Incorporating the right music into your videos will imbue them with the beloved holiday essence we all cherish. But free Christmas songs that are worth using are hard to come by. That’s why royalty-free Christmas music is the way to go. The Artlist Christmas Collection features a wide array of artists and selections for any kind of video you might be producing this year. Check out the collection for yourself and see the plethora of royalty-free Christmas music to choose from for your next project.

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