Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ Hits No. 1 For First Time In 25 Years

Mariah Carey has landed the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for her famous holiday hit, “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” This is the first time the 25-year-old song has hit No. 1. The song’s previous record was No. 3 on the chart.

Now a holiday classic, the song was first released in 1994 on Carey’s “Merry Christmas” album. She was 24 when she recorded it. “All I Want for Christmas” has been featured in “Love Actually” and is used as Carey’s official holiday kick-off anthem every year. Carey has reportedly earned more than $60 million in royalties from the song, and since 2014, she has performed a concert in honor of the classic song annually.

Amazon is debuting a mini-documentary about the history of the song, called “Mariah Carey is Christmas.”

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” Hits No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 After 25 Years

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