The Best New Classic Songs To Add To Your Christmas Playlist

We all love Mariah Carey’s iconic ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ and we can’t imagine a December without classic tunes such as ‘Jingle Bells’ and ‘White Christmas’. But with countless new Christmas albums and tracks released every winter, why not refresh your festive playlists with some of the best holiday songs released in the past few years? Essentially Pop is here to help you, with a list of the best holiday hits released in the last decade! There are only two criteria: every song must have been released between 2000 and 2019 and it has to be a brand new original song (no covers)!

All Mariah Carey Wants Is You – Especially If You’re A Christmas Number 1

It’s almost inconceivable to think that Mariah Carey’s perennial favourite, ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ is 25 years old this year. Almost as hard to believe is that the song has never made it beyond the number 3 spot (2018) on the Billboard Hot 100 charts – until now.

My Top 5 Favourite Christmas Songs of All Time

Josh Taerk tells us his top 5 Christmas songs – is yours on the list? Better be checking it twice!

The Boys Are Back! Ras From Damage Talks to Us About Their Upcoming Tour

The Boys Are Back! A throwback tour like no other. The tour will feature four iconic boybands from the 90s; Five, 911, A1 and of course Damage.
Emma Mages recently got in touch with Ras from Damage to talk about the upcoming tour that will be happening at the beginning of next year.

Mariah Carey Did Not Disappoint At Royal Albert Hall 26 May

Mariah Carey is a legend. End of. There are very few that are comparable to: the songbird supreme, the voice, Mimi…she has many guises, many titles and yet they all fit superbly and during her residency at the legendary Royal Albert Hall, she failed to disappoint with The Caution World Tour.

Dan Says – Week Sixteen

Dan is back after his hiatus and he’s been listening to some absolute bangers!

Dan Says – Week Seven

Music is such a universal language that brings people all of different races, ages and backgrounds together…it’s amazing that you can be in a venue of 40,000 people or 2,000 people and everyone has their own story of why they’re there.

Dan Says – Week Two

We’ve hit February! I’m sure January was longer than the entire of 2018? I had a lovely Saturday having brunch at Bao and Bing. It was so cool! It’s this cute little Thai cuisine restaurant just off Baker Street. You pick two buns and then your pieces inside the buns… Bao is like this fluffy, steamed bun and it’s absolutely scrumptious. I had salmon, avocado and vine tomatoes with me and a glass of prosecco or two. They also do this really fun thing where you can pick a number between 1-150 and if your number is called from this bingo box, your meal is free.

R&B Artist auréal Set To Release Latest A Single ‘me&u on cloud9’

New RnB artist auréal plays on words with her name, implying that her voice will be a an experience our ears will appreciate. She’s not wrong, and her new single, ‘me&you on cloud9’, set for release on February 8, is indeed an aureal experience.

Tabon Ward Releases Captivating Cover Of Mariah Carey’s ‘With You’

Released on 5 November, Tabon Ward’s latest release is a captivating cover of Mariah Carey’s song, ‘With You’.

New Zealand Recording Artist NOURI Debuts New Single And Video For ‘Where Do We Go From Here’

Born in a Syrian refugee camp after her family’s home was bombed in Kurdistan, Vivian Nouri and her family were granted refugee status when she was only three years old.

Melanie Taylor – ‘Adderall’

Los Angeles based singer songwriter Melanie Taylor mixes electro pop elements into her 90s influenced style, and proves that the best thing you can ever be in life is yourself. Her unique approach to her songwriting, which gains inspiration from the likes of Michael Jackson, conveys an authenticity that listeners gravitate towards.

Lauren Zettler – ‘Getaway’ (Bane Remix)

Bane, real name Adonis Shropshire, is a producer and songwriter, based in LA. His credits include co-writing Mariah Carey’s ‘I Stay In Love’; ‘My Boo’ by Usher and Alicia Keys; ‘I Need A Girl’, by P. Diddy; Chris Brown’s ‘Goodbye’; and ‘Summertime’, the B-side of Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy In Love’.


Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, has chosen Blackpool’s LIVEWIRE Festival for her only UK 2018 festival appearance. The pop superstar, who has sold more than 200 million albums to date, will headline the Friday night slot of the festival.

The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Kristy Osmunson

This week’s Essential Weekly Playlist comes from Kristy Osmunson, of the duo American Young.

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