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Christmas music can be the most loved and hated part of the holiday. We know some people that start blasting Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas” the day after Thanksgiving. Those who work in retail probably wish they could work with noise cancelling headphones in. Finance Buzz recently conducted a survey of the most loved and hated Christmas songs in each state. They used Google Trends to find the most popular Christmas song in every state. They also surveyed more than 1,200 U.S. adults to find the most annoying Christmas songs.

What did they find?

  1. The 1953 classic “Santa Baby,” sung by the legendary Eartha Kitt, was the most popular song in eight different states.
  2. One of the most ~trendiest~ Christmas songs is also the most hated. “All I Want For Christmas” by Mariah Carey was named the most annoying Christmas song in the survey, which probably means that people agree that it’s the most overplayed song throughout the holidays.
  3. Kelly Clarkson’s 2013 song “Underneath the Tree” is the only song released in the last decade that’s loved by at least 4 different states.

Here are the 10 most annoying Christmas songs

  1. All I Want For Christmas – Mariah Carey
  2. The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) – Alvin And The Chipmunks
  3. Feliz Navidad – Jose Feliciano
  4. A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burt Ives
  5. Baby It’s Cold Outside
  6. Deck The Halls
  7. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon
  8. White Christmas
  9. Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney
  10. Do You Hear What I Hear?

Here’s the most popular holiday song in each state

  • Alabama

  • Alaska

  • Arizona

  • Arkansas

  • California

  • Colorado

  • Connecticut

  • Delaware

  • District of Columbia

  • Florida

  • Georgia

  • Hawaii

  • Idaho

  • Illinois

  • Indiana

  • Iowa

  • Kansas

  • Kentucky

  • Louisiana

  • Maine

  • Maryland

  • Massachusetts

  • Michigan

  • Minnesota

  • Mississippi

  • Missouri

  • Montana

  • Nebraska

  • Nevada

  • New Hampshire

  • New Jersey

  • New Mexico

  • New York

  • North Carolina

  • North Dakota

  • Ohio

  • Oklahoma

  • Oregon

  • Pennsylvania

  • Rhode Island

  • South Carolina

  • South Dakota

  • Tennessee

  • Texas

  • Utah

  • Vermont

  • Virginia

  • Washington

  • West Virginia

  • Wisconsin

  • Wyoming

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