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"Silent Night" Tops List for Favorite Christmas Song, According to American Pulse™

American Pulse™ just released a list of favorite Christmas Songs as reported by Americans in the December Survey (DEC-12, N=2973). “Silent Night” comes in at #1, followed by “White Christmas” and “Jingle Bells” among Americans with a preference. On the flip side, “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” earned top honors for least favorite carol.

Worthington, OH (PRWEB) December 20, 2012

American Pulse has just released its list of Favorite Christmas Songs as well as the Least Favorite Christmas songs. It appears overall that Americans, who have a preference, favor more traditional Christmas ballads, while less conventional carols are more likely to get the boot from the holiday playlist.

Top Five FAVORITE Christmas Songs
Adults 18+
Silent Night
White Christmas
Jingle Bells
O Holy Night
The Little Drummer Boy

Source: American Pulse™, Dec-12

Top Five LEAST FAVORITE Christmas Songs
Adults 18+
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Jingle Bells
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Santa Baby
The Twelve Days of Christmas

Source: American Pulse™, Dec-12

When you break down the most popular Christmas songs by age, differences of opinion among generations become apparent.

Top Five FAVORITE Christmas Songs
Generation Y (Born 1983-1994)
Jingle Bells
Silent Night
All I Want for Christmas is You
White Christmas
Jingle Bell Rock

Source: American Pulse™, Dec-12

Top Five FAVORITE Christmas Songs
Generation X (Born 1965-1982)
Silent Night
Jingle Bells
White Christmas
O Holy Night
The Little Drummer Boy

Source: American Pulse™, Dec-12

Top Five FAVORITE Christmas Songs
Boomers (Born 1946-1964)
White Christmas
Silent Night
O Holy Night
Jingle Bells
The Little Drummer Boy

Source: American Pulse™, Dec-12

Top Five FAVORITE Christmas Songs
Silent Generation (Born 1945 or before)
Silent Night
White Christmas
O Holy Night
The Little Drummer Boy
I'll Be Home for Christmas

Source: American Pulse™, Dec-12

Other key differences between the generations this holiday season include re-gifting and exchanging gifts. Gen X is more likely to re-gift both gifts and gift cards, while Gen Y is more likely than other generations to exchange gifts for something they would rather have.

Regardless of age, Americans still prefer personally selected gifts over gift cards and the majority would rather give than receive. Click here for complimentary report with full lists.

American Pulse™
The American Pulse™ provides a timely view of how people feel about topics such as politics, pop culture and the economy through the American Pulse InsightCenter™. This center provides advanced cloud-based technology-driven answers, which are delivered via multiple devices (PC/Tablet/Smartphone), regarding the current state of the union through the eyes of Americans.

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Chrissy Wissinger, Senior Manager, Communications
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Dianne Kremer, Senior Analyst
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614-846-0146

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Jim Nikolis
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203-635-0882

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