It’s the song that just won’t go away, not to mention that never seems to stop sounding good and fresh.
Almost one year after it went to the top of the charts, Mariah Carey’s 1994 classic “All I Want for Christmas is You” is once again the most popular song in the U.S.
Dec. 16, 2019 was when the Christmas favorite hit the number one spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for the first time, despite being released 25 years earlier. Now, after hitting the number two spot on the same chart in 2020, what has become Carey’s biggest Holiday hit is number one this year on the Hot 100 for the week that is starting on Dec. 19.
The song is in good company with other Christmas favorites.
“All I Want For Christmas Is You” has tied the record for the holiday song with the most time spent at No. 1 on the Hot 100, joining The Chipmunks’ “The Chipmunk Song.” Additionally, she and Rihanna are now the only two artists ever to have seven songs spend at least four weeks at No. 1. As for Carey’s new holiday single, “Oh Santa” with Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson, that debuts at No. 76 on this week’s chart.
Carey’s signature Holiday tune is also number one in the UK at the same time this year. It is the first time that song has reached the top position over there.
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Happy Birthday Mariah Carey! Here Are 10 Times She’s Showed Us She’s Still Got It
1. MARIAH CAREY AT THE 33RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, 1991Source:Getty 1 of 10
2. MARIAH CAREY AT THE 27TH ANNUAL AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, 2000Source:Getty 2 of 10
3. MARIAH CAREY AT THE NRJ AWARDS, 2003Source:Getty 3 of 10
4. MARIAH CAREY AT THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, 2018Source:Getty 4 of 10
5. MARIAH CAREY AT WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN, 2018Source:Getty 5 of 10
6. MARIAH CAREY IN THE UK, 2018Source:Getty 6 of 10
7. MARIAH CAREY AR NIKKI BEACH SAINT BARTH NYE PARTY, 2019Source:Getty 7 of 10
8. MARIAH CAREY AT THE BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, 2019Source:Getty 8 of 10
9. MARIAH CAREY AT VARIETY'S POWER OF WOMEN: LOS ANGELES, 2019Source:Getty 9 of 10
10. MARIAH CAREY AT THE CEREMONIAL LIGHTING OF THE Empire State BUILDING, 2019Source:Getty 10 of 10
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