April 13, 2024

Pandora Reveals the Holiday Top Thumb Hundred

Adds Christmas Listening Modes to top stations: Classic Rock, Pop Latino, Today’s Country and more

Pandora reveals its Holiday Top Thumb Hundred today, compiling all of its listeners’ festive favorites in one spot, as a Mode on its popular Christmas Radio station. Holiday Top Thumb Hundred Mode highlights the most thumbed up holiday songs of all time on Pandora, with special audio drops featuring fun facts about the list. From She & Him, whose version of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” tops the list, to Thomas Rhett, Eartha Kitt, Nat King Cole, Michael Buble, and of course, Mariah Carey, you can see where your favorite artist ranks. Full list of tracks below. Click HERE and select Holiday Top Thumb Hundred Mode where it says “My Station” at the top to listen. Click HERE for some fun facts about the songs on the list.

Pandora has also enhanced two of its most popular holiday stations, Holiday Hits and Christmas Radio. Both stations now feature Modes, a popular feature that allows you to customize your station listening experience based on a musical theme. Whether you want to tune into favorites from Christmas past or present, instrumentals or ensembles, covers or duets, Pandora has a Mode for every warm holiday feel. Additionally, if you’re only into a certain genre of holiday music, Pandora’s got you. They’ve added a seasonal Mode to a variety of popular stations including Today’s Hits, Today’s Country, Today’s R&B and Old School, Classic Rock, Pop Latino, Tropical de Hoy, and more. Listeners can stay tuned to their usual favorite Pandora genre stations and select the Holiday or Christmas mode where it says “My Station” at the top to listen. Full list of stations with these festive, seasonal Modes is below.

Read more about all of Pandora’s holiday offerings HERE.

Christmas Radio Modes:

Christmas Past: Holiday favorites from the 70s 80s and 90s

Christmas Present: Holiday favorites from the 2000s and Today

Grandma’s Holiday Favorites: Holiday favorites from the 40s 50s and 60s

Peaceful Instrumentals: Peaceful songs to sooth your holiday stress

Christmas Ensemble: Holiday Hymns and Choirs

Holiday Top Thumb Hundred: The most thumbed up Holiday songs on Pandora


Holiday Hits Modes:

Pop Holiday: Holiday Pop songs from yesterday and today

Mistletoe Duets: Timeless Holiday duets and collaborations

By the Fire: Warm Holiday feels

Acoustic Holiday: Holiday music unplugged

Classic Holiday Covers: Classic Covers from today’s top artists

Holiday Originals: Holiday Originals from your favorite artists

Holiday Party: Celebrate the season


Holiday Mode on popular genre stations:

Today’s Hits: Hits for the Holidays Mode

Today’s Adult Hits: At Home for the Holidays Mode

Today’s Country: Today’s Country Christmas Mode

Today’s Christian Hits: Christmas Spirit Mode

Today’s R&B and Old School: Classic R&B Christmas Mode

Today’s Alternative: Your Alternative Holiday Mode

Classic Rock: A Classic Rock Christmas Mode

Classic Country: Honky Tonk Christmas Mode

Americana: A Very Americana Christmas Mode

Pop Latino: Ya Llego la Navidad Mode

Tropical de Hoy: Rumbón Navideño Mode


Pandora’s Holiday Top Thumb Hundred

  1. Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree — She & Him
  2. Christmas Eve / Sarajevo 12/24 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  3. All I Want For Christmas Is You — Mariah Carey
  4. Like It’s Christmas — Jonas Brothers
  5. We Three Gentlemen (Medley) — Lindsey Stirling
  6. Underneath the Tree — Kelly Clarkson
  7. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas — Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters
  8. When You Believe (with Maren Morris) — Pentatonix & Maren Morris
  9. You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch — Thurl Ravenscroft
  10. Please Come Home For Christmas — Eagles
  11. Winter Wonderland — Michael Bublé
  12. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) — Darlene Love
  13. Where Are You Christmas — Faith Hill
  14. Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season — Andy Williams
  15. Baby It’s Cold Outside (Duet With Michael Buble) — Idina Menzel
  16. Sleigh Ride, For Orchestra (or String Orchestra) — Arthur Fiedler
  17. Carol Of The Bells/Sing We Now Of Christmas — Barlowgirl
  18. Santa Tell Me — Ariana Grande
  19. Oh Holy Night — Katharine McPhee
  20. Believe — Josh Groban
  21. Baby, It’s Cold Outside — Zooey Deschanel & Leon Redbone
  22. Christmas In The Country — Thomas Rhett
  23. The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) — Nat King Cole
  24. Up On The Housetop — Gene Autry
  25. Someday At Christmas — Stevie Wonder & Andra Day
  26. Home For The Holidays — Perry Como
  27. I’ll Be Your Santa Tonight — Keith Urban
  28. Jingle Bell Rock — Daryl Hall & John Oates
  29. What Child Is This? (First Noel Prelude) — Francesca Battistelli
  30. The First Noel — Lady A
  31. Somewhere In My Memory — John Williams
  32. Last Christmas — Wham!
  33. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/Angels We Have Heard On High — Straight No Chaser
  34. Carol Of The Bells — Cimorelli
  35. Sleigh Ride — Runaway June
  36. Merry Little Christmas — Robin Thicke
  37. Silver And Gold (Soundtrack Version) — Burl Ives
  38. Try A Little Tenderness — Chris Brown
  39. Christmas Tree Farm — Taylor Swift
  40. Present Without A Bow (feat. Leon Bridges) — Kacey Musgraves
  41. Nutcracker-Dance Of The Sugar-Plum Fairy — The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Richard Bonynge
  42. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/Joy To The World — The Celts
  43. Santa Baby — Eartha Kitt
  44. Silver Bells — Johnny Mathis
  45. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen — Glee Cast
  46. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day — Casting Crowns
  47. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas — Sam Smith
  48. Precious Moments — Erich Kunzel
  49. O Holy Night — Ellie Goulding
  50. Christmas Medley — Jon Schmidt
  51. When Christmas Comes to Town — Matthew Hall And Meagan Moore
  52. Christmas, Why Can’t I Find You? — James Horner & Taylor Momsen
  53. A Holly Jolly Christmas — Brett Eldredge
  54. All I Want (For Christmas) — Liam Payne
  55. Jingle Jingle Jingle (Soundtrack Version) — Stan Francis
  56. Joyful, Joyful — Pentatonix & Jazmine Sullivan
  57. Run Rudolph Run — Chuck Berry
  58. Little Saint Nick — The Beach Boys
  59. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays — *NSync
  60. Christmas Without You — DNCE
  61. What Christmas Means to Me — CeeLo Green
  62. White Christmas — OneRepublic
  63. We Three Kings — Jackson Berkey
  64. Stille Nacht — Mannheim Steamroller
  65. Sugar Plum Fantasy — Cecil Scaife
  66. Once Upon a Christmas — Wade Bowen
  67. I’ll Be Home for Christmas — Cam
  68. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (feat. Sean Ono Lennon) — Miley Cyrus & Mark Ronson
  69. Happy Christmas (War Is Over) — King Calaway
  70. This Christmas — Donny Hathaway
  71. Let It Be Christmas — Alan Jackson
  72. Cozy Little Christmas — Katy Perry
  73. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus — Jackson 5
  74. It Is Christmas — Chris Janson
  75. Favorite Time Of Year (Feat. Tori Kelly) — India.Arie & Joe Sample
  76. All I Really Want For Christmas (feat. Kool-Aid Man) — Lil Jon
  77. Greensleeves — Michele McLaughlin
  78. Blue Christmas — The Lumineers
  79. Welcome Christmas — Dr. Seuss & Boris Karloff
  80. Suite from the Polar Express — Alan Silvestri
  81. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel — Steven Sharp Nelson
  82. Christmas Is Here — Meral Guneyman
  83. Angels We Have Heard On High — For King & Country
  84. Breath Of Heaven — Amy Grant
  85. At Christmas Time — Luther Vandross
  86. Veni Veni Emmanuel — Hayley Westenra
  87. Do You Hear What I Hear — Idina Menzel
  88. Bring A Torch, Jeannette, Isabella — Jackson Berkey
  89. March — Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  90. White Christmas Makes Me Blue — Randall King
  91. Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! — Mitchell Tenpenny
  92. The Nutcracker – Dance Of The Sugar-Plum Fairy — Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  93. Fur Elise — David Benoit
  94. A Christmas Festival, For Orchestra (original Version) — The Boston Pops Orchestra & Arthur Fiedler
  95. Tristes Navidades — Los Dos Carnales
  96. Walking In The Air (From The Snowman) — Crouch End Festival Chorus
  97. I Can Hardly Wait ‘Till Christmas — The O’Jays
  98. O Christmas Tree — Chad Lawson Trio
  99. It Must Be Christmas — Chris Young
  100. Christmas Time Is Here (Instrumental) — Vince Guaraldi Trio