Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Returns To No. 1

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 17: Mariah Carey lights the Empire State Building in celebration of the 25th anniversary of "All I Want For Christmas Is You" at the Empire State Building on December 17, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Returns To No. 1

It sits atop the ‘Billboard’ Hot 100.

Published December 15th

Written by Trey Alston

Another holiday season is here, and Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” rules supreme. 

Billboard reports that her 1994 Christmas anthem has returned to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart. This is its fourth total week on top of the Hot 100, tying for having the most time at No. 1 of holiday hits throughout the chart’s history. 

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The track drew 31.4 million streams and sold 7,000 downloads during the week ending Dec. 10. In total, the song has pulled in one billion on-demand streams and 4.1 billion in “total radio audience.”

Carey took to Twitter and posted her appreciation for the achievement. “Wow! I truly wasn’t expecting this at all !! Enterally grateful for the enduring success of this song,” she wrote. “I don’t want a lot for Christmas…” just wishing for a bit more JOY and some holiday spirit for all, especially this year. Merry Christmas! Love, MC.”

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Last year, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time. For the 2019 holiday season, she released two new videos for the song as well as a deluxe 25th anniversary edition of her album, Merry Christmas

Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images


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