Joy: A Holiday Collection

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Joy: A Holiday Collection
Jewel - Joy.jpg
Studio album (Christmas) by Jewel
Released November 2, 1999
Recorded June–September 1999
Studio Right Track Recording, NYC; Sound On Sound, NYC
Genre Christmas
Length 44:31
Label Atlantic
Producer
Jewel chronology
Spirit
(1998)
Joy: A Holiday Collection
(1999)
This Way
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune (mixed)[2]
Entertainment Weekly C+[3]

Joy: A Holiday Collection is a Christmas and third studio album by singer/songwriter Jewel, released on November 2, 1999, through Atlantic Records.[4][5] The radio-only single, "Joy to the World", was released in November the same year. Described as "an unashamed classicist Christmas album, featuring all of the usual carols delivered with strings and choirs",[1] the album received platinum certifications in December 1999,[6] and has sold 1,121,000 copies as of October 2013.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Joy to the World" Lowell Mason, Isaac Watts 3:05
2. "O Holy Night" Adolphe Adam, John Sullivan Dwight 3:44
3. "Silent Night" Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr 3:07
4. "Winter Wonderland" Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith 3:39
5. "O Little Town of Bethlehem" Phillips Brooks, Lewis Redner 3:11
6. "Ave Maria" Johann Sebastian Bach, Charles Gounod 3:44
7. "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Wesley 3:21
8. "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Johnny Marks 1:53
9. "Face of Love" Jewel 3:27
10. "Medley: Go Tell It on the Mountain/Life Uncommon/From a Distance" Jewel, Julie Gold 6:31
11. "I Wonder as I Wander" John Jacob Niles 1:58
12. "Gloria" Jewel 2:38
13. "Hands" (Christmas version) Jewel, Patrick Leonard 4:13
Total length: 44:31

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from AllMusic.[8]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1999–2000) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[9] 61
Japanese Albums Chart[10] 67
US Billboard 200[11] 32
US Top Holiday Albums (Billboard)[12] 2
US Top Catalog Albums (Billboard)[13] 5
Billboard Top Internet Albums[14] 7

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Japan (Oricon Charts) 3,550
United States (RIAA)[15] Platinum 1,121,000[7]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Joy: A Holiday Collection - Jewel — Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  2. ^ Kot, Greg; Reich, Howard; von Rhein, John; Hurst, Jack; Royko, David (1999-12-12). "Holiday CDs". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  3. ^ Willman, Chris (1999-12-10). "Christmas Music Roundup". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  4. ^ "Jewel - Official Website :: Alan". Jeweljk.com. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  5. ^ "Joy: A Holiday Collection by Jewel". MTV. 1999-11-02. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  6. ^ "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database - Jewel". RIAA. Retrieved 2015-12-01. 
  7. ^ a b Paul Grein (October 29, 2013). "Chart Watch Extra: What Will Be This Year's Top Christmas Album?". Chart Watch. Yahoo. 
  8. ^ "Joy: A Holiday Collection - Jewel - Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2015-12-01. 
  9. ^ "ariaNET Top 100 Albums - Week Commencing 3rd January 2000". ARIA. Retrieved 2016-02-11. 
  10. ^ "アルバム売上ランキング" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  11. ^ "Jewel – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Jewel.
  12. ^ "Jewel – Chart history". Billboard Top Holiday Albums for Jewel. 
  13. ^ "Jewel – Chart history" Billboard Top Catalog Albums for Jewel.
  14. ^ "Joy: A Holiday Collection - Jewel : Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  15. ^ "American album certifications – Jewel – A Holiday Collection". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2015-12-01.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH