“I have such an emotional connection to Christmas. And it wasn’t about the gifts. It was just about the hopefulness of the holiday season…”
Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is back at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 more than 25 years since its release. Carey now has more time at #1 than any other artist, including The Beatles. She’s also the only artist with a Hot 100 #1 in 4 different decades. BTW… She didn’t even *want* to do a Christmas album in 1994 when she ended up writing her now-famous anthem.
Watch Carey’s recent interview discussing her 2020 Magical Christmas Special on Apple TV+: HERE
NEW from this week: This week also marks Carey as being the single musical artist who has spent the most weeks (83 to be exact) atop the Hot 100 chart, with Rihanna, The Beatles, Boys II Men, and Drake, respectively following. In addition, this year’s number-one triumph solidifies Carey as the only artist in history to have ranked atop the chart in four different decades. READ MORE
Watch Carey’s 2019 Amazon Music special on the song: HERE
Wish Come True: Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ Hits No. 1 on Hot 100 After 25-Year Wait
How Mariah Carey Built ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ Into a Holiday Juggernaut https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-mariah-carey-built-all-i-want-for-christmas-is-you-into-a-holiday-juggernaut-11606928428
by Jenna Lee,