It's that time of year again for family, friends and new holiday tunes.
No matter your musical preference, there are new Christmas offerings to suit any taste. From Idina Menzel to Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane (yes, really) to Darius Rucker, ET is breaking down nine of the latest offerings to add to your holiday playlist.
Darius Rucker: Home for the Holidays
What to know: The country star's first-ever Christmas album features the original tracks "What God Wants for Christmas" and "Candy Cane Christmas." Rucker also lends his unmistakable vocals to classics including "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow," and "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch."
What to know: Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten
and the rest of the Nashville
cast put a country spin on holiday staples like "White Christmas," "Santa Baby" and "Christmas Coming Home."
What to Know: Sara told ETonline
that she aimed to make a holiday album that sounds "just like my music" with "a lot of electric guitar." The 10-track disc features the original song "At Christmas," while her daughters Olivia and Audrey sing with her on "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
What to Know: Cora sings! This two-disc set includes 45 classic songs and vocals by actress (and Sadie & the Hotheads frontwoman) Elizabeth McGovern.
Renee Fleming: Christmas in New York
What to Know: The opera singer teamed up with pals Rufus Wainwright, Chris Botti
and more to capture the essence of Christmas in the snowy Big Apple.
Seth MacFarlane: Holiday for Swing
What to Know: The Family Guy
creator gets serious, covering 13 classics
including Bing Crosby
's "Marshmallow World." Also featured on the album are Sara Bareilles
("Baby It's Cold Outside") and Norah Jones
("Little Jack Frost Get Lost").
Ariana Grande: 'Santa Tell Me'
What to Know: Sadly, this is not a full-length holiday record -- just a single
. Ariana did unveil a super cute lyric video
for the track, featuring throwback photos from her personal family photo albums.
Pentatonix: That's Christmas to Me
Idina Menzel: Holiday Wishes
What to Know: The Tony-winning superstar's latest album i
ncludes a bubbly version of "Baby it's Cold Outside" with Michael Buble
, as well as a cover of Mariah Carey
's classic "All I Want for Christmas Is You."