Christmas is just around the corner! Spread the good vibes this Yuletide season with colorful lights, pretty decors, and these 10 Pinoy all-time favorite Christmas carols.
- “Ang Pasko ay Sumapit” – this Tagalog version (originally Cebuano) is released in the 1950s by Levi Celerio. It has been a traditional Christmas song because the tune and lyrics are easy to memorize. It’s a joyful song and speaks so much about our Christmas traditions.
- “Christmas in our Hearts” – composed and sung by Jose Mari Chan, this song became the best-selling Christmas album of all time when it was released in 1989. It’s soothing melody and positive message is the reason people of all ages love this song.
- “Christmas Won’t Be The Same Without You” – unlike other joyful Christmas carols, this song by Martin Nievera is a bit sad. For years, it has been the theme song of brokenhearted people this Christmas.
- “Pasko na, Sinta ko” – this Gary Valenciano song has been the country’s unofficial theme song of OFWs and those who are far from their loved ones. The lyrics and melody are sad but it shows how we value love and family especially this Yuletide season.
- “Kumukuti-Kutitap” – this song’s playful melody and lyrics tackles Pinoy’s ingenuity during Christmas through colorful parols and lights. It perfectly depicts how Pinoys celebrate this season.
- “Miss Kita Kung Christmas” – Sharon Cuneta dedicates this song to the growing members of SMP (Samahan ng Malalamig ang Pasko). It became a huge hit because many people can relate to this song.
- “Sa May Bahay ang Aming Bati” – this song is the most popular and always first in the playlist of the carolers. It serves as the intro for it asks for the permission of the homeowners.
- “Noche Buena” – Aside for our love for food, this song is famous because it shows how Pinoys prepare, share, and celebrate for Christmas eve. It portrays our strong sense of commitment to family.
- “Tuloy-tuloy Pa Rin Ang Pasko” – this song by APO Hiking Society is one of our favorites because it is socially relevant. It shows that despite the hard times and daily struggles, the celebration must go on!
- “Sa Paskong Darating” – this song by Celeste Legaspi is known to most Pinoys because it brings hope and promises treats for kids who are nice and obedient.
Got some Christmas songs not on the list? Feel free to share them in the comments section below.