Heelllloooo and Happy Holidays! I know what you're thinking — "Put down the peppermint latte and pause the Mariah Carey, it's like, barely November." But, you're only partly right!
According to Spotify, people around the globe have already started streaming Christmas music! Don't believe me? Here are some fun facts about what, when, and where Christmas music is streamed, all packaged into a neat, little trivia quiz.
How well can you do?
According to Spotify, they start listening as early as the first week of October!
Brazil — along with many South American countries, such as Chile, Peru, and Bolivia — don't start listening to Christmas music until the 23rd and 24th of December.
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According to Spotify, a majority of countries begin streaming holiday music during the third week of November, with the second highest majority being the last week of November.
Their top song is "Home for Christmas" by Maria Mena.
"Last Christmas" by Wham!"Jingle Bell Rock" by Bobby Helms"It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" by Andy Williams"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" by Brenda Lee
"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" by Brenda Lee!
According to Spotify, Bobby Helms' "Jingle Bell Rock" is the third most popular Christmas song in the US.
For the past three years, the UK has streamed the most Christmas music on Spotify, followed by the Netherlands and Canada. America and Australia come in fifth and sixth respectively, with Australia coming in ninth.
"Christmas Time Is Here" by Vince Guaraldi Trio"Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" by Frank Sinatra"A Holly Jolly Christmas" by Burl Ives"White Christmas" by Bing Crosby
"Christmas Time Is Here" by Vince Guaraldi Trio!
Interestingly, it's not even on the Top 10 list globally.
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But, Ariana and Justin are both amongst the Top 10 artists streamed in Christmas-themed playlists, globally!