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Josh Groban, Mariah Carey, Kenny G Make List of the Top-Selling Christmas Albums of All Time

Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Records (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Records (via ABC News Radio)

Every year brings a new crop of holiday albums by a variety of music stars; some go on to be best-sellers -- like Michael Buble 's 2011 disc Christmas , to name just one example -- while others are forgotten.  But what are the best-selling Christmas albums of all time?  Billboard has compiled a list of the top-selling holiday discs in U.S. history, and while names like Mariah Carey and Josh Groban are on the list, The King is still #1.

Elvis Presley 's Elvis' Christmas Album , which first came out back in 1957, remains the biggest-selling Christmas album of all time in the U.S., with 10 million copies sold.  Here are the rest:

Kenny G , Miracles: The Holiday Album , 7.3 million sold

(three-way tie) Nat King Cole 's The Christmas Song ; Mannheim Steamroller 's Christmas and A Fresh Aire Christmas; 6 million copies sold

Josh Groban , Noel , 5.7 million copies

Mariah Carey , Merry Christmas , 5.3 million

Celine Dion , These Are Special Times , 5.2 million

Barbara Streisand , A Christmas Album , 5 million plus

Johnny Mathis , Merry Christmas, 5 million

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