It’s never too late or too early for Christmas, and how better to get into the spirit than with the voices of your favorite artists? Read on for a list of some of the top holiday Kpop songs and covers for your playlist this winter!
1. EXO: Unfair
EXO is known for their yearly winter albums that always deliver the perfect Christmas songs. “Miracles in December” maybe their most iconic Christmas song, but “Unfair” is one of their more cheerful winter songs, delivering an especially playful performance!
2. BoA: Merry Chri
Merry Chri may be a Japanese release, but it’s still a widely popular song that has been covered by many Kpop artists as well!
3. BTOB: Because it’s Christmas
With Peniel’s sweet voice narration starting off the song, you’re sure to feel like you’re at Times Square with your family!
4. Red Velvet: Wish Tree
“Wish Tree” is a bit of a hidden gem for people who do not know Red Velvet’s discography well, but it is a masterpiece worth a listen!
5. TVXQ: Love in the Ice
“Love in the Ice” may be a decade-old song, but it rose to popularity again after this amazing vocal cover from the show, MIXNINE.
6. MAMAMOO: Memory
As always, when it comes to vocal groups, MAMAMOO is unbeatable. Though “Memory” was released four years ago, it was recently brought back for a revival during promotions for “Hip.”
7. GOT7: Miracle (Christmas Ver)
“Miracle” may not have originally been a holiday song, but this Christmas version is perfect for getting in the Christmas spirit.
8. Super Junior: Santa U Are the One
“Santa U Are the One” is one of the few Super Junior songs that features this many members, especially Zhoumi and Henry. As it’s fully in English, feel free to sing along!
9. SNSD-TTS: Dear Santa
It seems like SM always gets fully geared up when it comes to the Christmas spirit, and “Dear Santa” is no exception. With an English version available, it definitely belongs on your playlist for Christmas karaoke!
10. NCT Mark and Haechan: First Snow (EXO), Mistletoe (Justin Bieber)
Mark and Haechan’s medley is the perfect fusion between Kpop and Western pop and is suited for NCT’s concept of bringing the world together through music. NCTzens know how much of an EXO-L Haechan is and how much Mark loves Justin Bieber. They certainly did not disappoint their idols with this playful cover!
11. NCT Dream: Joy
Following in EXO’s footsteps, many NCTzens hope that NCT will release yearly winter songs after seeing how great NCT Dream’s “Joy” was!
12. Nayeon: Santa Tell Me
For fans of Ariana who can’t get enough of her “Positions” album, check out some of her Christmas discography that’s been covered by Kpop idols! Nayeon’s voice is small but powerful as she covers one of Ariana Grande’s most popular songs.
What are your plans this Christmas? Let us know in the comments below!