We’re less than a month away from Christmas, and you know what that means: It’s that time of the year again to dig up ~ancient~ as well as not-so-ancient Christmas song covers by K-Pop idols! From holiday album tracks to collab stages, these videos of your favorite K-Pop artists singing classic Christmas tunes will surely bring on the nostalgia and spark the yuletide spirit in you!
SNSD (Girls Generation) – All I Want for Christmas is You
Clad in cute and sexy Mrs. Claus outfits, Girl’s Generation’s Taeyeon, Jessica, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, Seohyun belted out and jammed to Mariah Carey’s Christmas hit “All I Want For Christmas” for MBC’s SNSD Christmas Fairy Tale special.
2PM – Last Christmas
Despite choosing a breakup song to perform, fresh-faced Jun. K, Nickhun, Taecyeon, Wooyoung, Junho, and Chansung of 2PM made hearts flutter at the 2009 KBS Open Concert with their version of George Michael’s “Last Christmas”, even spicing up the popular holiday tune with a short rap.
SHINee & KARA – Silent Night (Korean Version) + Jingle Bell Rock
Newly-debuted SHINee serenading the audience with the Korean version of “Silent Night” in perfect harmony plus a swingy performance of “Jingle Bell Rock” with KARA will make you miss the good ol’ days of K-Pop, when idols would usually share a stage to deliver a memorable act.
DBSK (TVXQ!) – Sleigh Ride
A track from SM Town’s winter album “The Warmest Gift”, DBSK’s Yunho and Changmin showcase their sweet-as-candy-cane vocals through the cheery Christmas classic “Sleigh Ride”. We dare you to try not to smile as you listen to this!
Ailee – My Grown Up Christmas List
American-Korean singer Ailee’s charming yet powerful rendition of Amy Grant’s “My Grown Up Christmas List” will tug at your heartstrings and make you feel like you’re wrapped in a warm embrace.
Davichi – Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Exhibiting their wide vocal range, Lee Hae-ri and Kang Min-kyung of the girl duo Davichi kept the audience at KBS Pop Orchestra on their toes, tapping and clapping through the peppy performance of the staple Christmas carol.
Bonus: Watch the boys of MBLAQ enjoying themselves as they sang the Korean version of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”. Beware, their happiness is infectious!
Gummy feat. Park Hyo Shin, Wheesung, Jung Yup – All I Want For Christmas Is You + Last Christmas
Joined by R&B singers Park Hyo Shin, Wheesung, and Jung Yup, Gummy sparked a party at the Seoul Olympic Park with “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and “Last Christmas”, opening “The Soul Concert” six years ago. Has it really been that long?
IU & K Will – Let It Snow
IU and K Will kept things light, easy, and jazzy with their rendition of “Let It Snow” at the KBS Music Bank Christmas Special.
By: Krew Member Andy Flores