Looking for a soundtrack for your holiday celebrations? Look no further. Listen to the full playlist now.

Sure, presents are nice and cookies are delicious, but, for many people, music is what really defines the holiday season.

Every year, Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson adds to his personal list of holiday songs. This year, you get to enjoy the highlights with him.

“I’m a big fan of music, it really moves me, it really shapes the way I see the world, it really shapes the way I feel about my life, about the people in it, about the things that I do,” explains Henderson.

“It’s always a mix of actual Christmas music as well as songs that I would say are just about good feelings and, especially, about love. Those are the things that I identify with the most during the holiday season.”

Henderson is joined by WDET creative producer Sam Beaubien, who contextualizes some of Stephen’s selections. 

Listen to the full playlist:

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