Popular Christmas Songs, Ranked

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Like it or not, when December rolls around, holiday tunes score our lives. But this merry and bright — and inescapable — soundtrack is divisive: Some songs are nostalgic, catchy and long-awaited, while others are laughable, terrible parts of our Christmastime collective consciousness.

This year, we’ve made a list (and checked it twice) of Christmas’ best and worst songs, so read on to find out how your favorite — and most dreaded — earworms stack up.