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spotSo much for no exclusives on Spotify. Mimicking a tradition started by Amazon Music, the streamer has released a Spotify Singles holiday playlist featuring exclusive recordings of holiday classics and originals by top artists including Wyclef Jean's, Demi Lovato, Mile Cyrus and DMX.


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A new Spotify playlist features exclusive covers of  seasonal tunes including Wyclef Jean’s, “The Christmas Song,” and Demi Lovato’s, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” or hitting the dancefloor at a holiday bash to Miley Cyrus’, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” and DMX’s, “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer.” 

The covers were created as part of each artist’s participation in Spotify Singles, the music services signature recordings series. In 2017, more than 150 artists recorded Spotify Singles and this Fall marked the first in recording holiday-inspired covers.

The full playlist includes:

  • Sam Smith – River (Joni Mitchell)
  • Demi Lovato – I’ll Be Home for Christmas (Bing Crosby)
  • Miley Cyrus – Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (Lee “Scratch” Perry)
  • Miley Cyrus – Sleigh Bells (Traditional)
  • Josh Groban – Happy Xmas (War is Over) (John Lennon)
  • Wynton Marsalis – Jingle Bells (Traditional)
  • Fifth Harmony – Can You See (Original)
  • Lalah Hathaway – This Christmas (Donny Hathaway)
  • DMX – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Traditional)
  • Wolf Alice – Santa Baby (Eartha Kitt)
  • Norah Jones – It’s Not Christmas (Original)
  • Kelly Clarkson – Christmas Eve (Original)
  • Jack Johnson – In The Morning (Original)
  • Wyclef Jean – The Christmas Song
  • Rostam – Fairytale of New York (The Pogues)
  • George Ezra – White Christmas (Bing Crosby)
  • Yoke Lore – Last Christmas (WHAM)
  • Xavier Omär – Wonderful Christmastime (Paul McCartney)
  • Janelle Kroll – Silent Night (Traditional)