How Justin Bieber Booted Bing Crosby Off Retail Stores' Christmas Music Playlists

Survey shows surprising trends in holiday tunes

Right now, if you were to walk into a retail store anywhere in the world, there's a 1 in 10 chance you'd hear a Christmas song thumping through the PA. The deeper we get into the holiday season, the more those odds increase. By Christmas Eve, it's 1 in 4. What's more, there's a higher probability the artist performing that holiday tune is Michael Bublé or Justin Bieber than Frank Sinatra or Bing Crosby.