Much of this collection was available as a special Hallmark set 2 years ago, but this enhanced and expanded version promises to be one of the top new releases of the 2006 holiday season. Expect warm, comforting, traditional Christmas pop in this collection.
The first 2 Now! Christmas collections are definitive sets of some of the most memorable Christmas music by a wide variety of pop and rock performers. Expect more of the same on this third volume.
Sarah McLachlan has one of the most beautiful voices in the pop music spectrum. This new Christmas collection looks destined to be a haunting classic.
This is the first Christmas album ever in the long career of the Divine Miss M. Don't miss the re-worked Christmas version of "From a Distance."
5. Sufjan Stevens - Songs for Christmas
Indie pop-rock genius Stevens has been recording Christmas EPs each year with and for family and friends. This is a box set of those homemade recordings complete with lots of extras.
6. Wynonna Judd - A Classic Christmas
Judd is known primarily as a country singer, but much of her work effortlessly crosses over into pop territory.
Mann is one of the most underappreciated of major American singer-songwriters. Enjoy her beautiful work on this collection that ranges from a version of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" to a tearjerking original Christmas song.
8. Mary Mary - A Mary Mary Christmas
This duo is sure to add a gospel flavor to their presentation of holiday joy.
One of the most unique releases of this year's Christmas season promises hard-rocking fun for the holidays.
Released on the same day as a retrospective of his non-holiday pop classics, this set includes classic recordings of Christmas songs by a living legend.