A new study has finally determined the best Christmas song of all time. Researchers at Wren Kitchens studied how popular Christmas tunes affected the heart rates of people participating in the study.
Researchers tracked heart rates to discover what happened to listeners’ heart rates. Average heart rates were 67.4 beats per minute, but the top tunes excited listeners got their hearts beating.
The top tunes and the average beats per minute they inspire are as follows:
1. Sleigh ride – Johnny Mathis 75.8
2. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas- Michael Bublé 75.4
3. Santa baby – Eartha Kitt 73.1
4. All I want for Christmas is you – Mariah Carey 72.2
5. Underneath the tree – Kelly Clarkson 72.2
6. A Holly jolly Christmas – Michael Bublé 72.1
7. Frosty the snowman – Gene Autry 71.7
8. It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Andy Williams 71.1
9. Rockin around the Christmas tree – Brenda Lee 71.1
10.Do they know it’s Christmas 1984 – Band Aid 71.0