Kenzie Nimmo kicks off the rush of new Christmas music videos with this minimal and stirring version of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Take a listen: Singer-songwriter Kenzie Nimmo is well known for her cover songs which she posts to her enormously popular Vine account and highly subscribed YouTube channel as well. She released her viral video, “Cool Kids,” when she had only 1,900 followers. She grew up participating in musical theater and many other musical activities. She went to school for music at BYU where she met Harris Heller, another music student with whom she started working onRead more
Go Tell It on the Mountain may not be the most well known or popular Christmas song of all time. But this rendition not only brought down the house it continues to be a marvel to those who have seen it over and over. The song itself actually dates back to 1865 and it’s considered a Christmas song because it references the Nativity of Jesus Christ. It has been recorded by multiple artists over the decades in a variety of styles — but none are quite like this rendition. Most songs have to be heard. But Mormon Tabernacle Choir organistRead more
Have you ever spent a Christmas away from home? Sooner or later we all do. It is an experience I wouldn’t wish on anyone. But at the same time I consider it one of those crucial life experiences. A Christmas away gives the gift of gratitude. It centers you on what is really important at Christmas. Once upon a time I was a young man. My life and its adventures took me away from home at Christmas. And I can recall well the feelings of isolation, of time lost and wasted in solitude on Christmas. And just as true IRead more
Here’s a fun video that is actually getting a little criticism online because the music appears to be dubbed over the action. But is that the point? The music is fun, the idea is fun and the reactions look spontaneous enough to us. Lighten up, it’s Christmas. Here’s the premise — pull up to your fav fast food joint and start Christmas caroling after you’ve ordered. What’s so hard about that? And, more importantly, what would happen? Watch: We think it is about time that folks lightened up and had a little fun this Christmas. We applaud what we seeRead more
A family of 8 – or more, hard to tell — from Utah puts out a Christmas dance video to the same Justin Bieber song every year. This year’s edition for whatever reason has gone viral. You gotta give them props for their spirit:
This video is now two years old but it’s a classic. So it bears repeating, like It’s a Wonderful Life. Clever editing, a geeky theme and classic Christmas music. What’s not to love as Captain Picard brings us some Christmas cheer?
We’ve been on the prowl for the great Christmas light videos of 2015 — where are they? It’s been pretty light this year, no pun intended. Here’s one but there’s little information to share with you about who did it or where it is from. It has only been on YouTube for a couple of days and there are others out there with greater views…but this is one of the best we’ve seen from this season so far: Of course, we wouldn’t want to live next door….