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MUSIC GIFT GUIDE

Ranking the best and worst holiday music

The season of giving is upon us, and so too is the annual glut of holiday music. With so much music to choose from and not nearly enough holiday to listen to it all, you’ll need to proceed with caution into this yuletide bounty. Here’s our expert analysis of the season’s festive offerings. Some will have you wassailing deep into the wee hours, while others have the allure of last year’s fruitcake.

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