What is the best-selling Christmas CD?

What is the best-selling Christmas CD?

Elvis Presley’s “Elvis’ Christmas Album” reigns as the biggest-selling Christmas album of all time in the United States. The set has been certified as having sold 10 million copies according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Which Christmas song makes the most royalties?

White Christmas by Irving Berlin, most famously sung by Bing Crosby, was deemed the bestselling single of all time by Guinness Book of World Records. It has sold 100 million-plus worldwide, and was reckoned in 2016 to make €385,723 (£328,000) royalties annually.

Does Adele have a Christmas CD?

Morgan, Adele – Imagine Christmas – Music.

How much does East 17 make every Christmas?

Elsewhere in the list are Wham! and Tony Mortimer of East 17, whose festive classics, Last Christmas and Stay Another Day earn them estimated £300,000 and £97,000 respectively. Not too shabby for playing dress-up in silly white puffer jackets, eh?

What are the best-selling Christmas albums of all time?

As for Elvis, his 1957 “Elvis’ Christmas Album” remains the best-selling Christmas album ever recorded, with more than 9-million copies sold. It is also one of the most collectible records around.

What Christmas songs were popular in the 1950s?

Nat King Cole released a string of 45s on Capitol from 1950 to 1956, including “Mrs. Santa Claus” and “My Two Front Teeth (All I Want for Christmas).” Another landmark Christmas song from the 1950s was “Run Rudolph Run,” a rockin’ 45 on Chess Records by Chuck Berry.

How did Christmas music get so popular?

The golden age of popular Christmas music started right around the time that the great depression was ending and lasted for over 25 years. It was part of a phenomenon fueled by the convergence of disparate developments, all coming together in a way that might be hard for us to envision today.

When did Nat King Cole’s Christmas album Come Out?

Vintage Christmas Albums. A 45 featuring “Mary’s Boy Child” was released in 1956, while an entire album of Christmas music called “To Wish You a Merry Christmas” came out in 1958—of the two versions of this album, the stereo copy is more collectible than the mono. Nat King Cole released a string of 45s on Capitol from 1950 to 1956, including “Mrs.