The ULTIMATE DJ-approved Christmas Day playlist

Here's a whole heap of genuinely bangin' songs...


by Arianna Chatzidakis |
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Let's set the scene: you’ve been up since the crack of the dawn watching presents being ripped open, numerous family and friends have called to wish you a Merry Christmas and the turkey has only JUST gone into the oven.

You’ve got another three hours worth of slaving away in the kitchen to ensure everyone gets the perfect Christmas dinner. And yes, three hours of cooking can sound like HELL, but when you have a bloody banging' Christmas Day playlist it will FLYYYY by.

That's why we've quizzed DJ and Hoxton Radio presenter Arielle Free on her ultimate Christmas Day playlist. She's compiled some of the coolest Christmas and chart songs on the block to help get you into the festive spirit on the big day.

Arielle's ULTIMATE xmas playlist:

Andy Williams - It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Bill Withers - Lovely Day

Arcade Fire - Everything Now

Blondie - One Way or Another

Spice Girls - Spice Up Your Life (side note: omg, what a banger)

Peggy Lee - Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree

Jamiraquia - Canned Heat

Queens Of The Stone Age - The Way You Used Yo

Mary J Blige - Family Affair

The Waitresses - Christmas Wrapping

Wolf Alice - Beautifully Unconventional

Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk

Earth Wind and Fire - September

Pharrell Williams - Come Get It Bae

Katy Perry - Bon Appetite Baby

Chuck Berry - Run Run Rudolph

Craig David - Seven Days

Salt n Pepper - Push It

Apache - Jump On It

Beach Boys -Little Saint Nick

Harry styles - Kiwi

Wham - Club Tropicana

Diana Ross - Upside Down

Niall Horan - Slow Hands

Little Mix - Touch Of Your Love

Boney M - Mary’s Boy Child/Oh My Lord

Adele - Rolling in the deep

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Arctic Monkeys - Certain Romance

Destiny’s Child - 8 Days Of Christmas

Robin S - Show Me Love

Anne Marie - Ciao Adios

George Benson - Give Me The Night

Rudimental ft Ed Sheeran - Bloodstream

Sia - Santa's Coming For Us

Elder Brook and Camelphat - Cola

The Killers - The Man

Amy Winehouse - Valerie

Stormzy & MNEK - Blinded By Your Grace

Mariah Carey - All I Want For Christmas

We know - what a FAB bunch of songs. Play them via Arielle's Spotify playlist here.

You can catch Arielle Free on Scrambled every Saturday (and on Christmas and Boxing Day!).

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