The hit from New Zealand singer Lorde from her debut extended play album was later included on her debut studio album… her debut single… made it atop the record charts of many countries including Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom… in the US, the single spent nine weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 (making Lorde the first New Zealand solo act to top the Hot 100, as well as the youngest artist to achieve a number-one single since 1987… as of November 2014, the single has sold 10 million copies worldwide… listed as one of the best songs of 2013 by publications including Rolling Stone, Time and Spin… won numerous awards, including the Grammy Award for Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance and the APRA Silver Scroll Award… regarded to be an anthem for the “Millennial” generation.
Aubrey Howell gets holy harmony with her cuzzes for “Christmas in the Air.” It’s like a real song with someone else’s music.
Aizey Pinede also belts his heart out with his “‘Royals’ A Lorde Christmas Cover.” He thinks he’s an elf!
The Kalatharas address “Elves” as a mixed bag–i think they’re being a bit racist.
Cassie Becker posts a pretty clever “‘Royals’ Christmas Parody” about an exhaustive Xmas list. Santa, you’ve been served.
Baily Crooms also amps up the talent part of her “‘Royals’ Parody of a Parody” (?) about seasonal shallowness.
BP Productions has a time out of their “White Christmas” musical production to slap together this parody about performing their show. Whining, but they’ve worked hard to earn the right.
Lindsey Cardinale & Heather Lannan play it like Garfunkle and Oates with their poorly recorded “Spoiled.” Hee, hee, hee.
Lori Mae Hernandez introduces an ‘impersonator’ to share her “‘Royals’ Christmas Version.” Spoiler: she gets Vans.
Nicola d’Alessandro (& friend) belabor not being Santa in their “Lorde ‘Royals’ Unofficial Christmas Edition” from the front room.
Oral B lays Asiansploitation on us with his “Rudolph.” Not your usual reindeer game.
Mod Carousel’s “Rudolph” blows that out of the snowbank. tighter outfits! Chipmunk voices!
Yves Nicollier delivers “The Reindeer Song 2,” which i guess i should list after the others.
assetmarie23 packs her “Christmas Parody of ‘Royals’” with holiday spirit tinged with God’s word. Holy message.
Erin Oechsel, however, rebels against too much early joy in “Carols.” Angry!
Nubile Cassidy Quinn plays “Santa” for the fun it.