What Is Kacey Musgraves’ Most Popular Christmas Song?

Grammy Award-winning artist, Kacey Musgraves, is known for songs like “Golden Hour” and “Rainbow.” This country artist also released Christmas songs, some of which with well over 5 million plays on the music platform, Spotify.

From “Glittery” to “Christmas Don’t Be Late,” here are some of Musgraves’ most popular holiday hits.

Singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves performs on stage during the CMA 2016 Country Christmas
‘A Very Kacey Christmas’ artist, Kacey Musgraves, performs on stage during the CMA 2016 Country Christmas | John Shearer/WireImage

‘Star-Crossed’ artist, Kacey Musgraves, released several holiday hits

Musgraves is the award-winning artist behind Star-Crossed, the 2021 album-turned HBO MAX special film. In 2019, she earned the Grammy Awards for Best Country Song, Best Country Album, Best Country Solo Performance, and Album of the Year.

The “Justified” singer is also known for her love of the holiday season, even several holiday albums for fans to enjoy. Some came with their own live performances, while others came with music videos posted by Musgraves to the video platform, YouTube.

A Very Kacey Christmas, released in 2016, features 12 tracks, some originals created by Musgraves, and covers of already-released holiday hits. Some songs also feature well-known artists like Willie Nelson and Leon Bridges. 

From this album, Musgraves’ most listened-to song is “Feliz Navidad.” As of November 2021, the track has over 5 million plays on the music platform, Spotify. Some listeners recognize another version of this song performed by José Feliciano. 

“Christmas Don’t Be Late,” a song popularized by Alvin and the Chipmunks, currently has over 4 million Spotify plays. “Let It Snow” featuring The Quebe Sisters, trails close behind, also holding over 4 million Spotify plays. Musgraves’ most popular holiday song according to Spotify streams is a track featuring Troye Sivan from The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show.

Kacey Musgraves released ‘The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show’ in 2019

In addition to her A Very Kacey Christmas album, Musgraves debuted her Amazon Prime special, The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show in 2019, complete with new holiday songs featuring award-winning artists like Sivan, Lana Del Rey, and Camila Cabello.

“It’s been a very long process, but I got really inspired by it,” Musgraves said at the New York premiere of The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show. “In my mind, I pictured this Wes Anderson-meets-Gucci-meets-Cher-meets-a live theater production.”

“What if we create a Christmas old-school TV special, à la the Judy Garland Show or The [Sonny and] Cher Show?” Musgraves continued. “Where there’s freeform, comedy bits, pretty sets, little vignettes, and the music flows throughout with a live band.”

From this collection, the most popular song is Musgraves’ song “Glittery,” which features Troye Sivan. On Spotify, this track has over 30 million plays. The YouTube music video has almost a million views, with Musgraves later performing this song live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show is currently available for streaming on Amazon Prime. Music from the holiday special is available on Spotify, Apple Music, and most major streaming platforms.

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