According to a recent article in the magazine TIME, the most popular Christmas song ever is "Silent Night." TIME determined this by collecting data on every Christmas album recorded since 1978. They then counted how many copyrighted recordings there have been of each song since 1978.
"Silent Night" came in first place with 733 copyrighted recordings since 1978. "Joy to the World" came in second place with 391 recordings. Overall, "Silent Night" is the most recorded Christmas song in the modern era. What is your favorite Christmas song?