Had enough of Bing Crosby's crooning? Handel's Messiah not your cup of nog? This holiday season, in what has become a perennial tradition, a host of popular artists (think 'N Sync and 98 Degrees) has reroasted the standard Christmas chestnuts. We sampled a few of the more palatable:
ARTIST/ALBUM JEWEL Joy: A Holiday Collection
STYLE Plaintive pop starlet with seasonal affective disorder
HOW'S WINTER WONDERLAND? Fine, except for the yodeling
BEST TRACK Face of Love
SKIP The a capella Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
SURPRISE FACTOR Even singing holiday songs, she sounds forlorn JINGLE BELL ROCK RATING (OUT OF 5) [2...