” Underneath the Tree ” is by Kelly Clarkson, the American singer and songwriter. The song was released on the 5th of November 2013 under the record label RCA.
It was written by Kelly Clarkson and Greg Kurstin, the American songwriter, musician and record producer. Greg Kurstin, who also produced this single, is a multiple Grammy Award winner who has worked with a variety of recording artists from different musical genres including Sia, Beck, Ellie Goulding, Pink, Liam Gallagher, the Foo Fighters and Adele, with whom he co-wrote the acclaimed piano ballad ” Hello “, one of the best-selling singles of all-time.
” Underneath the Tree ” was taken as the lead single from Kelly Clarkson’s sixth studio album, Wrapped in Red.
The first Christmas album released by the singer received positive reviews in the music press and went on to become a success for the singer.
In the United States, the album topped the Billboard Top Holiday Albums Chart and peaked at three on the Billboard 200. In the United Kingdom, Wrapped in Red reached number sixty-five on the UK Albums Chart.
The composition for ” Underneath the Tree ” is an uptempo pop song in the style of Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound. It uses sleigh bells and bell chimes to give it a Christmas atmospheric feel.
Kelly Clarkson and Greg Kurstin provide all vocals, including backing vocals for the track with Greg Kurstin playing most of the instruments featured.
The single became a commercial success for Kelly Clarkson. In the United States, the single topped the Adult Contemporary Chart on the 14th of December 2013, holding the position for four weeks and spending seven weeks on the chart.
Other Billboard Chart positions were seventy-eight on the Top 100, eight on the Holiday 100 and twenty-two on the Pop Digital Songs Chart.
In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles Chart on the 14th of December 2013 and peaked at number thirty. It spent two weeks in the Top Forty and thirteen weeks in the Top 100.
Elsewhere ” Underneath the Tree ” had mixed chart success. In Canada it reached twenty-eight, Austria forty-nine, Belgium ( Flanders ) twenty-eight, Germany forty-three, Ireland sixty-eight, Japan eighty-four, Netherlands sixty-nine, Scotland forty-one, South Korea seventy-seven, Sweden three and Switzerland seventy-three.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 78
UK Highest Chart Position: 30
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