Updated date:

Christmas Songs Tagalog: 100 Best OPM Christmas Songs of All Time

Author:

Ray has been an online music writer for over two years. Having sung in multiple competitions as a youth, he has a passion for the art.

Christmas Songs Tagalog: Best Filipino Christmas Songs

Christmas Songs Tagalog: Best Filipino Christmas Songs

Christmas is the happiest time in every year. Filipinos celebrate Christmas as early as September. It is the best time to celebrate the blessings that life has to offer. Since Filipinos are known for their love of music, Tagalog Christmas songs are a big part of the holiday celebration. Here is a full list of the best Christmas songs in Tagalog, ranging from traditional to the romantic style of songs.

1. "Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit"

Artist: Levi Celerio

Year Released: 1950

Genre: Folk Filipino Music

Facts About "Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit"

  • "Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit" is a traditional Filipino Christmas song.
  • Vicente Rubi and Mariano Vestil composed this song in 1933.
  • The English translation of "Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit" is "Christmas Is Coming."
  • Josefino Cenizal used a version of this song as a marching song for Ang Pugad Ng Aguila in 1938.
  • Levi Celerio, a Philippine National Artist, wrote the Tagalog lyrics to this song during the 1950s.
  • It is a favorite song of carolers in the Philippines. It is a tradition in the Philippines to do Christmas caroling from September to December.
  • "Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit" is more than just a Christmas carol. It has become a national Christmas symbol for Filipinos.
  • This song became popular because of its snappy beat and easy-to-sing lyrics. It has become a staple song for many kids that are caroling during the Christmas season.

2. "Pasko Na Sinta Ko"

Artist: Gary Valenciano

Year Released: 2001

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Pasko Na Sinta Ko"

  • "Pasko Na Sinta Ko" is one of the most romantic Filipino Christmas songs.
  • "Pasko Na Sinta Ko" is a ballad of hope. It portrays the singer's deep emotions while on the process of healing a broken heart.
  • "Pasko Na Sinta Ko" has been the anthem of OFWs who spend their Christmas away from their families.
  • Francis Dandan and Aurelio Estanislao composed it.
  • Gary Valenciano popularized this timeless sad song in 2001. He delivers this song with a genuine heartfelt feeling.


3. "Noche Buena"

Artists: Felipe De Leon and Levi Celerio

Year Released: 1965

Genre: Seasonal Music

Facts About "Noche Buena"

  • "Noche Buena" is a traditional Pinoy Christmas song.
  • This song is about the Filipinos' love and passion for food. It's crazy how Filipinos prepare food during a Noche Buena.
  • It portrays how a typical Filipino family celebrates a traditional Pinoy Noche Buena. Noche Buena is the meal shared by a family after attending the late evening mass called Misa de Gallo.
  • It is a catchy song that makes any listener excited for Christmas eve. It mentions delicious Filipino dishes served during the traditional dinner.
  • It portrays the commitment of Filipinos to gather during Christmas eve's grand feast.

4. "Pasko Na Naman"

Artist: Ramon "RJ" Jacinto

Year Released: 2013

Genre: Folk Music

Facts About "Pasko Na Naman"

  • "Pasko Na Naman" is a lively Christmas song about sharing and celebrating life altogether.
  • Felipe De Leon and Levy Celerio wrote this song.
  • "Pasko Na Naman" has a Spanish Paso double rhythm.
  • You can often hear this song from children caroling every night.

5. "Kumukutikutitap"

Artists: Viktoria, Lara de Leon, and Jo Anne Lorenzana

Year Released: 1990

Genre: Seasonal Music

Facts About "Kumukutikutitap"

  • "Kumukutikutitap" is a classic Tagalog Christmas song with an upbeat tune. Its good holiday tune makes you want to dance every time you hear it.
  • Some of the best renditions of this song are that of Joey Albert and Rachell Ann Go.
  • 6Cyclemind made a pop-rock rendition of this song.
  • This song has tongue-twisting lyrics adding entertainment to the song.
  • This song portrays how lively and colorful Filipinos celebrate Christmas.
  • This song also shows how beautiful and exciting the Filipino language is.

6. "Miss Kita Kung Christmas"

Artist: Susan Fuentes

Year Released: 1975

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Miss Kita Kung Christmas"

  • "Miss Kita Kung Christmas" is a heartbreaking Christmas song about missing someone.
  • It has become the anthem for heartbroken during the Christmas season.
  • Carol Banawa and Sarah Geronimo performed beautiful renditions of this song.
  • It is known as the first Filipino Christmas song mixed with English and Tagalog words.
  • This song has a dreamy vibe that is perfect for spectacular movies.

7. "Sana Ngayong Pasko"

Artist: Ariel Rivera

Year Released: 1993

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Sana Ngayong Pasko"

  • "Sana Ngayong Pasko" is one of the most heartbreaking Tagalog Christmas songs.
  • "Sana Ngayong Pasko" is a melancholic Christmas song about being alone.
  • It is a song about longing for your parted or deceased loved one. It represents hope and sadness at the same time.
  • Some of the most popular revivals of this song are that of Sarah Geronimo and Jed Madela.
  • It perfectly expresses the sentiments of every OFW who can't celebrate Christmas with their families.

8. "Himig Ng Pasko"

Artist: Apo Hiking Society

Year Released: 1991

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Himig Ng Pasko"

  • "Himig Ng Pasko" is a classic Pinoy Christmas song composed by Apo Hiking Society.
  • The first line of the song speaks about the Amihan trade winds around December. Filipinos always look forward to the cold breeze during December.
  • It's a song full of imagery that melodiously imagines a joyous Christmas celebration.
  • It is a song that portrays what Christmas is all about.
  • It is famous not because of the chords and hymn, but the comforting mood that it sets.

9. "Boogie Woogie Christmas Day"

Artist: VST & Company

Year Released: 1979

Genres: Disco, Funk, Christmas, and Manila Sound

Facts About "Boogie Woogie Christmas Day"

  • "Boogie Woogie Christmas Day" is a classic Filipino Christmas song.
  • "Boogie Woogie Christmas Day" has a groovy disco vibe mixed with English and Tagalog lyrics.
  • It is a song that brings back old-school memories like retro cars, long hairs, and bell-bottoms.
  • "Boogie Woogie Christmas Day" was released by Vicor Records in 1979.

10. "Bro, Ikaw Ang Star Ng Pasko"

Artist: ABS-CBN Artists

Year Released: 2009

Genres: Pop Music

Facts About "Bro, Ikaw Ang Star Ng Pasko"

  • "Bro, Ikaw Ang Star Ng Pasko" is ABS-CBN's 2009 Christmas station ID song. Christmas station IDs are always most awaited because of their LSS-worthy jingles.
  • "Bro, Ikaw Ang Star Ng Pasko" is a song that shows the true meaning of Christmas: Jesus Christ.
  • The song's message is timely and relevant because it was the same year when Typhoon Ondoy destructs most parts of Luzon.
  • The lyrics say not to lose hope as there is always there to help in moments of discouragement.

11. "Payapang Daigdig"

Artist: Felipe Padilla de Leon

Year Released: 1941

Genres: Classical Pop Music

Facts About "Payapang Daigdig"

  • "Payapang Daigdig" is a classic Tagalog Christmas song by Felipe Padilla de Leon.
  • "Payapang Daigdig" is a Christmas carol of hope. It has a soothing and calming vibe that is perfect as a Christmas carol.
  • It is known as the "Silent Night" version of the Philippines.
  • It expresses a longing for peace and end to all wars. The ending of World War II inspires it.
  • It was part of the soundtrack of the Filipino movie remake of Miracle in Cell No. 7.

12. "Tuloy Tuloy Pa Rin Ang Pasko"

Artist: Apo Hiking Society

Year Released: 1991

Genres: Pop Music

Facts About "Tuloy Tuloy Pa Rin Ang Pasko"

  • "Tuloy Tuloy Pa Rin Ang Pasko" is a jazzy Christmas song about contentment.
  • It is a song that tells us that it is love and happiness that we should give during Christmas.
  • It portrays the ultimate problem of Filipinos when Christmas comes, that is, money.

13. "Mano Po, Ninong"

Artist: Janet Arnaiz

Year Released: 1990

Genre: Folk Music

Facts About "Mano Po, Ninong"

  • "Mano Po, Ninong" is a traditional Filipino Christmas song.
  • "Mano Po, Ninong" is about giving respect for the elders.
  • It is another staple Christmas song of Ryan Cayabyab with a bright and catchy tune.
  • The song portrays how Filipino kids celebrate Christmas. It mentions the Filipino tradition about giving money or aguinaldo to grandchildren.
  • The song lyrics end with heart-filled respect and appreciation.

14. "Paskong Anong Saya"

Artist: Sylvia La Torre

Year Released: 1965

Genre: Seasonal and Folk Music

Facts About "Paskong Anong Saya"

  • "Paskong Anong Saya" is a happy and catchy Pinoy Christmas song by the Queen of Kundiman, Sylvia La Torre.
  • It is a song that uplifts everybody's mood appropriate for the Christmas season.
  • It portrays how Filipinos from rural areas celebrate Christmas.

15. "Thank You Ang Babait Ninyo"

Artists: Darren Espanto, Darlene Vibares, Juan Karlos Labajo, and Lyca Gairanod

Year Released: 2014

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Thank You, Ang Babait Ninyo"

  • "Thank You, Ang Babait Ninyo" was composed by Robert Labayen, Love Rose de Leon, and Lloyd Corpuz.
  • It is one of the most popular Christmas carols released by ABS-CBN for their Station ID.
  • It has a basic melody but a heartening arrangement.

16. "12 Days of Pinoy Krismas"

Artist: Apo Hiking Society

Year Released: 1991

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "12 Days of Pinoy Krismas"

  • "12 Days of Pinoy Krismas" is the most relatable Christmas carol produced by Apo Hiking Society.
  • It is the funny Tagalog version of the song "12 Days of Christmas."
  • Apo Hiking Society modified the lyrics of this song and described what Christmas is in the Philippines.
  • This song is unique, humorous, and brings out the pride in every Filipino's heart.

17. "Christmas Bonus"

Artist: Aegis

Year Released: 2000

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Christmas Bonus"

  • "Christmas Bonus" is a Tagalog Christmas song about the salary bonuses of employees given every December.
  • It shows that money is always a part of Filipino Christmas.
  • This song is a plea to company owners about giving their employees' monetary bonuses for the Christmas season.
  • "Christmas Bonus" indirectly talks about the complexities of working in a capitalist company.
  • The song illustrates the association of money with happiness.

18. "Namamasko"

Artist: Alpha All-Stars

Year Released: 1992

Genre: Folk and Pop Music

Facts About "Namamasko"

  • "Namamasko" is the most popular Christmas carol in the Philippines. It is the top favorite when Filipino kids and adults go caroling.
  • "Namamasko," better known as "Sa Maybahay Ang Aming Bati," is part of a series known as "Maligayang Pasko."
  • "Namamasko" is the Tagalog version of the English carol "Here We Come A-caroling."
  • It is a playful song asking someone's house for aguinaldo, a Christmas gift of money.
  • It is a song asking for blessings.
  • In the Philippines, you know it's Christmas season once you hear kids singing this song on your doorstep.

19. "Wish Ko Sa Pasko"

Artist: SexBomb Girls

Year Released: 2002

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Wish Ko Sa Pasko"

  • "Wish Ko Sa Pasko" is a catchy and upbeat Filipino Christmas song of SexBomb Girls.
  • "Wish Ko Sa Pasko" shows Filipino Christmas elements like Simbang Gabi, Kakanin, and Santa Claus.
  • This song is cleverly written and arranged for the SexBomb Girls' 2002 Christmas album.

20. "Heto Na Naman"

Artist: Ryan Cayabyab

Year Released: 1991

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Heto Na Naman"

  • "Heto Na Naman" is a famous Christmas composition of OPM maestro, Ryan Cayabyab.
  • "Heto Na Naman" was released as part of Cayabyab's One Christmas album in 1991. One Christmas is a collection of classic Filipino Christmas songs, including original works, performed acapella by Ryan Cayabyab.
  • "Heto Na Naman" was part of the album Pasko: Festive Filipino Christmas Classics.
  • This song gives a celebration vibe with exceptional acapella backing.

21. "Nakaraang Pasko"

Artist: Kuh Ledesma

Year Released: 1992

Genre: Christmas Ballad and Pop Music

Facts About "Nakaraang Pasko"

  • "Nakaraang Pasko" is a joyous Christmas Tagalog song by Kuh Ledesma.
  • It is a love song that has a spirited and bouncy tone.
  • It has a heartwarming lyrics that show how Christmas can represent both memories and regrets.
  • It is one of the 12 songs on the My First Christmas Album of Kuh Ledesma in 1992.
  • It is a captivating song that expresses longing and melancholy.

22. "Sa Paskong Darating"

Artist: Celeste Legaspi

Year Released: 2014

Genre: Seasonal Music

Facts About "Sa Paskong Darating"

  • "Sa Paskong Darating" is an encouraging Christmas Tagalog song by Celeste Legaspi.
  • This song is magical. It makes your heart filled with joy and contentment every time you hear it.
  • Celeste Legaspi's eloquent voice matches the beautiful words of the song.

23. "Sa Araw Ng Pasko"

Artist: All-Star Cast

Year Released: 2011

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Sa Araw Ng Pasko"

  • "Sa Araw Ng Pasko" is mocked as the best Christmas Station ID ABS-CBN has ever produced.
  • "Sa Araw Ng Pasko" is a short song that showcases the Filipinos' love for the Christmas holiday.
  • It is a song that made those who are far away from home miss their home.

24. "Kampana Ng Simbahan"

Artist: Leo Valdez

Year Released: 2014

Genre: Seasonal Music

Facts About "Kampana Ng Simbahan"

  • "Kampana Ng Simbahan" is a Christmas church song about Filipinos attending masses as part of their Christmas tradition.
  • More than 80% of Filipinos are Roman Catholic, and the Christmas season is the right time to prove their faith.
  • It is a song that encourages everybody to wake up early and follow the spiritual celebration of Christmas.

25. "Misa De Gallo"

Artist: Joey Albert

Year Released: 2014

Genre: Pop

Facts About "Misa De Gallo"

  • "Misa De Gallo" is a Christmas song that shows what Filipinos do during the Catholic mass celebration. It expresses the Catholic faith of the Filipinos by attending the Misa De Gallo.
  • It is an innocent and touching song that reminds us to be thankful for every blessing we receive.

26. "Ang Diwa Ng Pasko"

Artist: Freddie Aguilar

Year Released: 1994

Genre: Seasonal and Pop Music

Facts About "Ang Diwa Ng Pasko"

  • "Ang Diwa Ng Pasko" is a Filipino Christmas song about celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
  • It is a song that showcases the faith and trust of the Filipino people.
  • It has a catchy and bright tune that reminds us to love and respect one another even if it's not Christmas.

27. "O Magsaya"

Artist: Philippine Dance Company

Year Released: 1991

Genre: Folk Music

Facts About "O Magsaya"

  • "O Magsaya" is the Tagalog version of the classic English Christmas carol "Joy to the World."
  • It is a song about the celebration of our Savior's birth.
  • "O Magsaya" is arguably the most famous Filipino Christmas carol.
  • It is a short but joyous Christmas hymn that makes you sing it repeatedly.

28. "Magkasama Tayo Sa Kwento Ng Pasko"

Artist: ABS-CBN Artists

Year Released: 2013

Genre: Seasonal Music

Facts About "Magkasama Tayo Sa Kwento Ng Pasko"

  • "Magkasama Tayo Sa Kwento Ng Pasko" is another Christmas Station ID of ABS-CBN.
  • "Magkasama Tayo Sa Kwento Ng Pasko" is not just a song but also a commitment to love and unity.
  • ABS-CBN made this song to spread inspiration and positivity.
  • The song features stories of the Filipino people from different positions in life.

29. "Araw-Araw Ay Pasko"

Artist: Donna Cruz

Year Released: 1991

Genre: Seasonal Music

Facts About "Araw-Araw Ay Pasko"

  • "Araw-Araw Ay Pasko" is a song that expresses the importance of giving and sharing blessings during Christmas.
  • It is a part of the Viva Various Artists Handog Sa Pasko album produced by Viva Records in 1991.
  • "Araw-Araw Ay Pasko" strongly reminds us that material thing is nothing compare to memories and laughter.

30. "Just Love Ngayong Christmas"

Artist: ABS-CBN Various Artists

Year Released: 2017

Genre: Pop Music

Facts About "Just Love Ngayong Christmas"

  • "Just Love Ngayong Christmas" was composed by Robert Labayen, Lloyd Oliver Corpuz, and Christian Faustino.
  • It was one of the highly-anticipated ABS-CBN Christmas Station IDs.
  • There are a total of 38 ABS-CBN singers who sing this hymn.
  • It shows that above everything, love is the force that connects us all.

Continuation List of Christmas Songs in Tagalog (OPM)

OPM Christmas Songs List: Christmas Songs Tagalog

Tagalog Christmas Song TitleArtistsYear Released

31. “Narito Na Ang Pasko”

Ariel Rivera

2009

32. “Sino Si Santa Claus”

Florante

2014

33. “Give Me Your Heart On Christmas”

Jose Marie Chan

1990

34. “Namamasko Po”

Parokya Ni Edgar

1998

35. “Paskong Pinoy”

Hangad

2006

36. “Ngayong Pasko”

Angeline Quinto

2011

37. “Kahit Hindi Pasko”

Jeffrey Hidalgo

2017

38. “Pagsapit Ng Pasko”

Dingdong Avanzado

2011

39. “Ang Pasko”

Apo Hiking Society

1991

40. “Paskong Pasko”

The Akafellas

2016

41. “Hele Ni Inay”

Gary Valenciano

2001

42. “Mas Maligayang Pasko”

Juris Fernandez

2012

43. “Tuwing Pasko”

Freddie Aguilar

1994

44. “Ang Aking Pamasko”

The New Minstrels

1978

45. “Ipagdiwang Ang Araw Ng Pasko”

The New Minstrels

1978

46. “Ang Bango Ng Pasko”

Sarah Geronimo

2003

47. “Simbang Gabi”

Alpha All Stars

2016

48. “Maligayang Pasko”

Siakol

2001

49. “Pasko Na Naman Kaibigan”

Freddie Aguilar

1994

50. “Magic Ng Pasko”

Julie Anne San Jose

2016

51. “Ang Pasko’y Ipagdiwang”

Reycard and Fred Larosa

1965

52. “Para Kang Pasko”

Aiza Seguerra

2010

53. “Merry Christmas Ang Bati”

Eva Vivar

2006

54. “Regalo Sa Pasko”

Jay R, Kris Lawrence, and Daryl Ong

2016

55. “Muling Sumapit Ang Pasko”

Donna Cruz

1996

56. “Tayo’y Mamasko”

Sylvia La Torre

1965

57. “Sapagkat Ang Diyos Ay Pag-ibig”

Erik Santos

2012

58. “Pasko Sa Ngayon”

Ariel Rivera

1993

59. “Pasko Ay Pag-ibig”

Jovit Baldivino

2009

60. “Pasko Sa Aming Bahay”

Tres Rosas

1965

61. “Pasko Ay Para Sa ‘Kin at Sa’yo”

Donna Cruz

1996

62. “Ilang Pasko Pa Ba”

Juris

2012

63. “Magmahalan Tayo Ngayong Pasko”

Alden Richards

2015

64. “Magbalik Ka Sana Sa Pasko”

Rey Valera

2002

65. “Kwento Ng Pasko”

Amber Davis

2012

66. “Sa Pasko Sana’y Magbalik”

Jaya

2004

67. “Unang Pasko Na Kasama Ka”

April Boys

2006

68. “Alpabeto Ng Pasko”

Tarzan and D' Kids

1994

69. “Kung Kailan Pasko”

Jaya

1997

70. “Sana’y Kapiling Ka Ngayong Pasko”

Aegis

2000

71. “Munting Sanggol”

Ateneo Chamber Singers

2015

72. “Tanging Hiling Ngayong Pasko”

Kithara

2018

73. “Ang Pasko’y Pag-ibig”

Mabuhay Singers and Tres

2010

74. “Kahulugan Ng Pasko”

Aegis

2000

75. “Wala Ka Na Naman (Sa Pasko)”

Aiza Seguerra

2010

76. “Pasko’y Pwedeng Balikan”

Cholo Dela Cruz and Nicole Omillo

2019

77. “Paskong Puno Ng Kasiyahan”

Juris

2012

78. “Kahit Sa Pasko Lang”

Ariel Rivera

1993

79. “Maligaya Sana Ang Pasko”

Martin Nievera

2009

80. “Ikaw Sa Paskong Ito”

Regine Velasquez

2014

81. “Ulilang Pasko”

Joey Albert

2014

82. “Dahil Sa Pasko”

Freddie Aguilar

1994

83. “Pagdiriwang Ng Kapaskuhan”

Aegis

2000

84. “Pasko”

Rachel Alejandro

1995

85. “Pasko Sa Puso Ko”

Ogie Alcasid

2001

86. “Christmas Goes Hip-Hop”

Francis Magalona

1990

87. “Himig Ng Hangin”

Bukas Palad

2013

88. “Maligayang Pasko Mahal Kita”

Nyoy Volante

2014

89. “Paskong Wala Ka”

Juris

2012

90. “Sama-Sama Sa Pasko”

Kuh Ledesma

2019

91. “Heto Na Ang Pasko”

The Opera

2002

92. “Sa Paskong Ito”

Ariel Rivera

1993

93. “Paskong Nagdaan”

Sharon Cuneta

2003

94. “Parang Hindi Pasko”

Richard Reynoso

2002

95. “Sana Sa Pasko”

Aimee Torres

2016

96. “Dalangin Sa Pasko”

Vina Morales

2005

97. “Noo’y Pasko Rin”

Roselle Nava

2017

98. “Ikaw Ang Aking Pasko”

VST & Company

1990

99. “Pasko Ang Araw Ng Pag-ibig”

Siakol

2001

100. “Silent Night Na Naman”

Geraldine Roxas

2017

101. “Ganyan Ang Pasko”

Toni Gonzaga

2009

102. “Sana Araw-Araw Ay Pasko

Ariel Rivera

1993

103. “Pasko Sa Pinas”

Yeng Constantino

2007

104. “Bibingka”

Ben&Ben

2018

Pinoy Christmas Songs Tagalog Medley Youtube Playlist

Other Lists of Filipino Songs (OPM)

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Ray