Santa Baby

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"Santa Baby"
Single by Eartha Kitt
B-side "Under the Bridges of Paris"
Released 1953 (1953)
Format 7"
Recorded July, 1953
Genre Christmas, Jazz
Label RCA Victor (47-5502)
Writer(s) Joan Javits
Philip Springer
Tony Springer
Eartha Kitt singles chronology
"I Want To Be Evil"
(1953)
"Santa Baby"
(1953)
"Lovin' Spree"
(1954)

Santa Baby is a holiday themed song about a person who wants extravagant things for the Christmas season. It was first recorded in 1953 by Eartha Kitt, and many other musicians, including though not limited to Pussycat Dolls, Kylie Minogue, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Madonna have covered this melody throughout the decades.

Original recording[change | change source]

"Santa Baby" was originally recorded by Eartha Kitt with Henry René and his orchestra in New York City in July 1953. The song was a huge hit for Kitt, and she later said that it was one of her favorite songs to record.

Ariana Grande version[change | change source]

"Santa Baby"
Single by Ariana Grande featuring Liz Gillies
from the album Christmas Kisses
Released December 10, 2013 (2013-12-10)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Christmas pop
Length 2:51
Label Republic
Writer(s) Joan Javits, Philip Springer, Tony Springer
Producer
Ariana Grande singles chronology
  • "Santa Baby"
  • (2013)
Liz Gillies singles chronology
  • "Santa Baby"
  • (2013)

"Santa Baby" is a song recorded by American recording artist Ariana Grande, featuring a guest appearance from American actress Liz Gillies. The song was released by Republic Records on December 10, 2013, as the fourth single from Grande's EP Christmas Kisses.[1]

Track listing[change | change source]

  • Digital download[2]
  1. "Santa Baby (feat. Liz Gillies)" – 2:51

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 155

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