Speaking of things that sound exactly the same, expect soccer mom drawers to drop for this monotone American Idol alum who doubles as country music's answer to the deep-voiced guy from Boyz II Men given way too much responsibility.
Listening to a voice like that for more than 20 minutes straight is going to send all but your most patient of house guests fleeing for the door. Put this one on when the party's been going a bit longer than you'd hoped it would and all you want is for everyone to get the hell out.
Rod Stewart -- Merry Christmas, Baby
The hardest thing about putting together a Rod Stewart album these days is deciding which gray suit Rod will wear while shooting come-hither stares at the ladies from his perch atop the Starbucks POS music displays all across this great land. The rest is just him putting his unique spin (which is to sing them in his best Rod Stewart voice) on a few old-time standards.
He's followed this same formula to massive success on like four albums in a row now. Whether you realize it or not, Rod Stewart is really your mom's favorite musician these days. If you're going home for Christmas, don't be surprised to hear this playing, most likely at the exact moment you regret ever leaving the confines of your apartment.