White Christmas: BING CROSBY

Australian song charts:
White Christmas entered the Kent song charts in June 1943 and was a #1 hit for 5 months from June to October. The song was #1 on the Top 100 of 1943.

White Christmas is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. The song was written by Berlin for the musical film Holiday Inn, released in 1942. The composition won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 15th Academy Awards.
Since its release, White Christmas has been covered by multiple artists, with the version sung by Bing Crosby being the world’s best-selling single (in terms of sales of physical media) with estimated sales in excess of 50 million copies worldwide. When the figures for other versions of the song are added to Crosby’s, sales of the song exceed 100 million.
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