Media Monitors Ranks Christmas Music on Radio

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White Plains, NY - Dec 13, 2007 - Media Monitors, the broadcast monitoring and verification service, turned its attention to the stations that switch their formats to Christmas music during December to compile the company's latest report. Media Monitors states that the all-Christmas move became popular about 10 years ago and is now a tradition at more than one hundred stations nationwide.

Media Monitors focused on 105 major market stations playing nothing but Christmas music and The 12 Songs of Christmas, the 12 most played Christmas songs on those stations during the first week of December 2007. All but one song on the list are more than 20 years old.

PositionSongArtistYear Released
1Holly Jolly ChristmasBurl Ives1965
2Feliz NavidadJosé Feliciano1970
3Happy Xmas (War Is Over)John Lennon1971
4The Christmas SongNat King Cole1946
5Please Come Home For ChristmasEagles1978
6White ChristmasBing Crosby1942
7Rockin' Around The Christmas TreeBrenda Lee1960
8All I Want For Christmas Is YouMariah Carey 1994
9Jingle Bell RockHall & Oates 1984
10Merry Christmas DarlingCarpenters1970
11Jingle Bell RockBobby Helms1957
12It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like ChristmasJohnny Mathis1971

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