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Live365 Announces 1st Annual North Pole Live Holiday Song Tournament

For this holiday season at Live365, we are hosting the 1st Annual North Pole Live Holiday Song Tournament. We have compiled 64 holiday-themed songs for a battle to find the best holiday song. Voting starts today, Selection Sunday (October 28, 2018), and the winner will be announced on December 25, 2018. The official bracket for the tournament can be found here.

Live365 is happy to announce that we are partnering with North Pole Live for this holiday song tournament. North Pole Live is "the most eclectic Holiday Music Station on the planet" and their playlist consists of thousands of songs, so you are sure to hear a variety of holiday music when you tune in. "Broadcasting live from a small room just steps from Santa's workshop, hosts Holly Ivy, Greg Nog, Kris Skellington, and more bring you an awesome mix of holiday rock, indie, blues, nu-standards, jazz, and more!" North Pole Live will be celebrating the winners of each round of the holiday song tournament by playing the winning songs in a countdown. Tune in to North Pole Live on Live365 now to hear the best mix of holiday music around.

Voting for each round up until the final round will be open for 7 days. Voting for the final round will be open for 2 weeks. We will keep you updated on when voting starts and ends via Facebook as well as our blog, so keep your eyes peeled each week for new information about voting! Check out all of the songs and the first round matchups below.


The Songs and First Round Matchups are:


Christmas Classics:

You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch vs. The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)

Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer vs. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer vs. Frosty the Snowman

Carol of the Bells vs. Silver Bells

Jingle Bells vs. Santa Claus is Coming To Town

Let It Snow vs. We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Sleigh Ride vs. Here Comes Santa Claus

12 Days of Christmas vs. Feliz Navidad


Christmas Hymns:

Deck the Halls vs. Joy to the World

Silent Night vs. O Holy Night

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing vs. The Little Drummer Boy

Mary, Did You Know vs. Away in a Manager

Go Tell It on the Mountain vs. Do You Hear What I Hear?

Hallelujah vs. Ave Maria

O Come, All Ye Faithful vs. O Little Town of Bethlehem

O Christmas Tree vs. The First Noel


Christmas Oldies:

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year vs. It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Jingle Bell Rock vs. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Run Rudolph Run vs. Cool Yule

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas vs. A Holly Jolly Christmas

I'll Be Home For Christmas vs. Please Come Home for Christmas

White Christmas vs. Blue Christmas

Winter Wonderland vs. The Christmas Song

What Christmas Means to Me vs. Someday at Christmas


Pop Christmas Hits:

Baby, It's Cold Outside vs. Santa Baby

Mistletoe- Justin Bieber vs. Santa Tell Me- Ariana Grande

Wonderful Christmastime- Paul McCartney vs. Little Saint Nick- Beach Boys

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)- Mariah Carey vs. This Christmas- Chris Brown

Man with the Bag- Jessie J vs. Everyday is Christmas- Sia

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays- NSYNC vs. Christmas Time- Backstreet Boys

Step Into Christmas- Elton John vs. Last Christmas- Wham!

My Only Wish (This Year)- Britney Spears vs. All I Want for Christmas is You- Mariah Carey



It's going to be an exciting tournament and we can't wait to see what song ends up being our winner! Our picks for the most notable first round matchups for each bracket are:

Christmas Classics:

Jingle Bells vs. Santa Claus is Coming To Town

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer vs. Frosty the Snowman


Christmas Hymns:

Deck the Halls vs. Joy to the World

Silent Night vs. O Holy Night


Christmas Oldies:

Jingle Bell Rock vs. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year vs. It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas


Pop Christmas Hits:

My Only Wish (This Year)- Britney Spears vs. All I Want for Christmas is You- Mariah Carey

Wonderful Christmastime- Paul McCartney vs. Little Saint Nick- Beach Boys


We hope that you will keep up with the tournament to help us find the best holiday song! You can vote via Twitter and Facebook. New polls will be created for each round, so keep an eye out for them!


Tune in to North Pole Live here: live365.com/NorthPoleLive


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