Andrea Bocelli's My Christmas is virtually certain to wind up as the best-selling holiday album of 2009. The album, which has been #2 on The Billboard 200 for three straight weeks, has sold nearly three times as many copies as this year's #2 seasonal seller, Sting's If On A Winter's Night (which celebrates winter if not Christmas specifically).
This is the second time that Bocelli has been part of the year's top-selling holiday album. He teamed with Celine Dion to sing "The Prayer" on her smash 1998 album These Are Special Times.
Christmas is still three weeks away, but it's not too early to scroll back through the best-selling new holiday albums of each of the past 17 years. These best-sellers reflect a wide range of styles, from country (Garth Brooks) to new age (Enya). Two pop/jazz performers have had the top-selling new holiday album more than once. Kenny G led the pack three times. Harry Connick Jr. scored twice.
Holiday albums have a part of the season since 1945, when BingRead More »from Chart Watch Extra: Bring On Christmas!