Christmas carols will soon be filling America’s airwaves from coast to coast! But is radio playing America’s favorite Christmas songs? P1 Media Group wanted to know how the 40 most-played Christmas songs from the 2017 Holiday Season rank among Christmas music radio listeners.
Six decades after its release, “Jingle Bell Rock” by Bobby Helms is once again America’s #1 Testing Christmas song. “Christmas music’s appeal is a strong as ever among those that listen to All Christmas stations” Ken Benson, Partner and co-founder of P1 Media Group.
Here’s a few highlights from this year’s study:
P1 Media Group conducted the survey the weekend of November 17-19th, 2017. We sampled 25-54-year-old radio listeners in the Top 50 US Radio Markets that reported listening either “Frequently” or “Sometimes” to Christmas Music on a local radio station during the holiday season. The 40 songs tested were the most played Christmas Songs from 2016 according to Mediabase monitored airplay. The full results are available HERE or below