Country music singers have built on the hits to create the best new Christmas songs of 2021. Lee Brice, Brett Eldredge, Josh Turner, Cody Johnson, Lainey Wilson and other Christmas standards recorded for albums, EPs and digital releases this year.
Topping our list of new Christmas country songs? Cover by Wilson of “Christmas Cookies” by George Strait. The best Christmas country album of 2021 is closer – Eldredge and Pistol Annies have big plans, but we’ll wait to pass judgment until November, when Cody Johnson releases his first Christmas album.
Below is a list of the best new Christmas country songs of the year, with links to listen to where applicable. This list will be updated as more artists announce songs, albums, TV movies and more in 2021.
New Country Christmas Albums 2021:
September 24: Carrie Underwood, My gift, luxury edition
October 8: Josh Turner, King Size Feeder
October 15: Kelly Clarkson, When Christmas comes
October 15: Steve Wariner, It feels like Christmas
October 22: Brett Eldredge, Mr. Christmas
22 october: Brett Young, Brett Young & Friends Sing Christmas Classics
22 october: Annies pistol, a hell of a holiday
22 october: Steve Saint, An unforgettable Christmas
29 october: Mitchell Tenpenny, Naughty List
November 16: Lucas Hoge, 12.25
November 19: Cody Johnson, A Christmas Cody Johnson
New 2021 Christmas Country Songs:
Dylan Scott, “Jingle Bell Rock”
Jamie O’Neal, “White Christmas”
Lainey Wilson, “Christmas Cookies”
Lee Brice, “Go tell the mountain”
Lindsay Ell, “It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas”
Pistol Annies, “Vacation Hell”
Steve Holy, “An Unforgettable Christmas”
Christmas country music on TV in 2021:
Reba McEntire in Christmas in tune
Ree Drummond in Candy wrapped christmas
See the best country Christmas songs of all time, ranked
This list of the best country Christmas songs has been compiled by mixing staff opinion, reader reviews, and broadcast and sales data.