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23 Christmas Songs by LGBTQ+ Artists to Make the Yuletide Gay
They say Christmas is just 'Straight Halloween,' but the gays also do our fair share of celebrating!
There's no denying that we host the best holiday parties and have the cutest Santa and Mrs. Clauses. But we also make some of the best Christmas music as well!
From classics to brand new songs, from traditional covers to the gayest lyrics you can think of, here are 23 of our favorite Christmas songs by LGBTQ+ artists to get you in the spirit this holiday season!
'Glittery' by Kacey Musgraves and Troye Sivan
The Twink Who Saved Christmas, Troye Sivan, teamed up with country icon Kacey Musgraves to give us this modern Christmas classic.
'All I Want For Christmas Is Nudes' by Trixie Mattel
RuPaul's Drag Racealum Trixie Mattel says out loud what we've all been thinking of in this twist on a Christmas classic.
'Make It Jingle' by Big Freedia
The undisputed Queen of Bounce (and now, the Queen of Christmas too!), Big Freedia is the perfect soundtrack for any holiday celebration.
'Blame It on Christmas' by Bebe Rexha and Shea Diamond
Whether it's the Bebe Rexha version from the Happiest Season soundtrack, or the version Shea Diamond recently did with the legendary Cyndi Lauper, this song always brings the holiday spirit.
'I'll Be Home For Christmas' by Demi Lovato
Demi takes their turn at this Christmas classic and absolutely nails it.
'Dreamer's Holiday' by Julien Baker
Indie crooner Julien Baker delivers a soft and relaxed holiday classic with "Dreamer's Holiday."
'That Christmas Song' by DWV
Drag stars Detox, Willem, and Vicky Vox teamed up for this Christmas bop as the group DWV.
'Holiday' by Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X's smash hit single is great all-year round, but is especially fun to dance to this time of year.
'I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm' by Idina Menzel and Billy Porter
Icons Idina Menzel and Billy Porter collaborated on this unfailingly fun Christmas single that will warm anyone's hearts.
'Christmas Without You' by Trixie Mattel
Trixie Mattel knows how to combine her humor and wit with her very real musical talent to make Christmas songs we can all relate to.
'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' by Sam Smith
Sam Smith delivers a beautiful rendition of this Christmas song everyone knows.
'The Heartache Can Wait' by Brandi Carlile
Brandi Carlile brings her signature to the holidays with this song.
'Make You Mine This Season' by Tegan and Sara
Lesbian sister duo Tegan and Sara's contrubition to the all-queer Happiest Season soundtrack is a total bop!
'Oh Holy Night' by Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman is one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all-time and she absolutely nails this song.
'If We Make It Through December' by Phoebe Bridgers
Christmas isn't always happy, and Phoebe Bridgers reminds us of that.
'Please Come Home for Christmas' by Adam Lambert
Adam Lambert is forever one of the greatest vocalists of his generation, and he shows why on this Christmas song.
'Step Into Christmas' by Elton John
Elton John's classic is still as good today as it was when he first released it.
'Think of Christmas' by Anne-Marie
This is one of the cutest Christmas love songs out there!
'Last Christmas' by Wham!
The ultimate gay Christmas classic.
'Tis The Season' by Big Freedia
Big Freedia is back with another Christmas classic to shake your ChristmASS to.
'two queens in a king sized bed' by girl in red
This sapphic Christmas song by girl in red is already a classic with the lesbians.
‘You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch’ by Tyler, The Creator
Tyler, The Creator did the soundtrack to the computer animated Grinch movie.
'Sympathy 4 The Grinch' by 100 gecs
100 gecs bring the chaos to Christmas with this fun song.