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Christmas Lullabye is the fourth and first Christmas album studio by American singer-songwriter Sheryl O'Sullivan. It was released on November 4, 2014 through Atlantic Records. It was produced by Jeff Bhasker, Ben Roulston and Steve Robson. The album comprises a variety of genres such as pop, soft rock, country, and soul. Christmas Lullaby features Mariah Carey, George Michael and Paul McCartney covers, and four original songs co-written by O'Sullivan.

Upon its release, the album received generally favorable reviews from music critics. It debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 982,640 million copies, for eight consecutive weeks, the album stayed on the top three on the U.S chart, becoming the third best-selling album of 2012 in the US, according to Nielsen SoundScan, selling 2.8 million copies, and later was certified six times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album sold 4,589,000 in the United States. Internationally, the record enjoyed similar success, peaked at number one in more than 20 countries. In Japan, the album has sold over one million copies and is the second best-selling Christmas album of all time by a non-Asian solo artist, behind Carey's Merry Christmas (1994). As October 2018, the album has sold more than 13 million copies worldwide and is one best-selling Christmas album of all time.

Three singles were released from the album. The lead single—"Ready For Chrtismas?" was released on October 28, 2014, peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, and reached number one on the Canadian Hot 100, while second single from the album "Christmas Lullaby", performed moderately worldwide, and positioned within the top ten in the United States. The album was re-leased on November 6, 2015, with the singles, "Coldest Day", which debuted at number fourteen in Hot 100. The project was promoted through NBC television special, titled Sheryl O'Sullivan's Christmas in December 2014 and 2015, the specials was viewed by more than 20.32 million viewers.

Track listing Edit

Christmas Lullaby – Standard edition

  1. "Ready For Chrtismas?" – 3:47
  2. "White Christmas" – 3:25
  3. "All I Want for Christmas Is You"– 4:10
  4. "Silent Night" – 4:21
  5. "Last Christmas" – 3:43
  6. "Little Drummer Boy" – 3:29
  7. "Christmas Time (Is Here Again)" – 3:50
  8. "What Child Is This?" – 3:32
  9. "Christmas Lullaby" – 3:51
  10. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" – 4:12

Christmas Lullaby – Deluxe edition bonus track

  1. "Silver Bells" – 3:44
  2. "Ave Maria"  – 2:56
  3. "Winter Wonderland"  – 3:32

Christmas Lullaby – 2013 re-issue

  1. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" – 3:01
  2. "Coldest Day" – 3:51
  3. "Noel" – 2:32
  4. "O Holy Night" – 3:27

Christmas Lullaby – 2013 re-issue Spain and Latin America bonus track

  1. "Feliz Navidad" – 3:44

SinglesEdit

1. "Ready For Chrtismas?"

Released: October 28, 2014

2. "Christmas Lullaby"

Released: November 18, 2014

3. "Coldest Day"

Released: November 6, 2015

Charts Edit

Weekly charts

Chart (2015) Peak

Position

Argentina Albums Chart 1
Australian Albums Chart 1
Austrian Albums Chart 1
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders) 2
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia) 3
Canadian Albums Chart 1
Croatian Albums Chart 2
Czech Albums Chart 1
Danish Albums Chart 3
Dutch Albums Chart 1
Finnish Albums Chart 2
French Albums Chart 1
German Albums Chart 2
Greek Albums Chart 1
Hungarian Albums Chart 2
Irish Albums Chart 4
Italian Albums Chart 1
Japanese Albums Chart 1
Mexican Albums Chart 1
New Zealand Albums Chart 3
Norwegian Albums Chart 1
Polish Music Charts 3
Portuguese Albums Chart 2
Russian Music Charts 3
Scottish Albums Chart 2
Spanish Albums Chart 1
Swedish Albums Chart 2
Swiss Albums Chart 2
UK Albums Chart 1
US Billboard 200 1
US Top Holiday Albums Billboard 200 1

Year-end charts

Chart (2014) Position
Argentina Albums Chart 16
Australian Albums Chart 5
Austrian Albums Chart 15
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders) 19
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia) 22
Canadian Albums Chart 7
Croatian Albums Chart 26
Czech Albums Chart 9
Danish Albums Chart 11
Dutch Albums Chart 12
Finnish Albums Chart 7
French Albums Chart 12
German Albums Chart 10
Hungarian Albums Chart 11
Irish Albums Chart 10
Italian Albums Chart 14
Mexican Albums Chart 15
Japanese Albums Chart 13
Norwegian Albums Chart 23
Polish Music Charts 9
Portuguese Albums Chart 26
Russian Music Charts 17
Scottish Albums Chart 26
Spanish Albums Chart 3
Swedish Albums Chart 9
Swiss Albums Chart 6
UK Albums Chart 10
US Billboard 200 2
US Top Holiday Albums Billboard 200 1
Chart (2015) Position
Australian Albums Chart 27
Austrian Albums Chart 23
Canadian Albums Chart 39
French Albums Chart 52
German Albums Chart 59
Italian Albums Chart 55
Mexican Albums Chart 42
Japanese Albums Chart 39
Spanish Albums Chart 67
Swedish Albums Chart 86
Swiss Albums Chart 32
UK Albums Chart 9
US Billboard 200 5
US Top Holiday Albums Billboard 200 3
Chart (2016) Position
French Albums Chart 78
German Albums Chart 97
Mexican Albums Chart 86
Japanese Albums Chart 31
UK Albums Chart 42
US Billboard 200 11
US Top Holiday Albums Billboard 200 6
Chart (2017) Position
Australian Albums Chart 79
Canadian Albums Chart 99
US Billboard 200 44
US Top Holiday Albums Billboard 200 37

CertificationsEdit

Country Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA) 4× Platinum 309,000^
Austria (IFPI) 2× Platinum 30,000^
Belgium (BEA) Platinum 50,000^
Brazil (ABPD) 2× Platinum 100,000
Canada (MC) 6× Platinum 500,000^
Denmark (IFPI Denmark) Platinum 20,000^
Finland (Musiikkituottajat) Gold 10,000^
France (SNEP) 2× Platinum 200,000^
Germany (BVMI) Platinum 300,000^
Ireland (IRMA) Platinum 20,000^
Italy (FIMI) Platinum 80,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON) 3× Platinum 200,000^
Japan (RIAJ) Million 1,000,000^
Netherlands (NVPI) 2× Platinum 80,000^
New Zealand (RIAMZ) Platinum 25,000^
Norway (IFPI Norway) Gold 20,000^
Poland (ZPAV) 2× Platinum 60,000^
Portugal (AFP) Platinum 20,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE) 4× Platinum 160,000^
Sweden (GLF) Platinum 50,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland) 4× Platinum 80,000^
United Kingdom (BPI) 4× Platinum 1,204,000^
United States (RIAA) 7× Platinum 5,889,000^
Summaries
Europe (IFPI) 3× Platinum 3,000,000^
Worlwide 13,000,000^