9th Day of Christmas – Jamaican Christmas Carols

Christmas carols bring their own flavour to the season. Over the years, many local artistes have recorded carols.  Some are traditional lyrics remixed against the reggae beat, while others have been original compositions, both lyrics and music.

Some of the popular Jamaican Christmas songs and their artistes are listed here.  Be sure to share your favourites with your family and friends during the season.


  • Irie Christmas by Fab Five
  • Santa Ketch up (Inna Mango Tree) by Palemina and Faith D’Aguilar
  • Warm Jamaican Christmas by Wayne Wonder and Baby Cham
  • Breadfruit Roasting on an Open Fire byYellowman
  • Santa Claus (Do you Ever Come to the Ghetto?) by Carlene Davis
  • Christmas in the Sun by Fab Five
  • Christmas Breeze a Blow by Fab Five
  • Give Love this Christmas by Gem Myers
  • All I Really want for Christmas by Ini Kamoze
  • Christmas Jamaican Style by Unique Vision

Traditional Songs

  • Silver Bells by Jacob Miller and Ray I
  • Christmas in the Air by Sanchez
  • Little Drummer Boy by Michigan and Smiley
  • The Christmas Song by Beres Hammond
  • White Christmas by Dobby Dobson
  • Blue Christmas by John Holt
  • Jingle Bells by Tennessee Brown and the Silvertones
  • We Three Kings by Nitty Gritty
  • Christmas is Coming by Alton Ellis
  • Oh Come All Ye Faithful by Freddie McGregor

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