Can you believe that MC’s iconic Christmas bop, “All I Want For Christmas is You” has hit #1 on the Billboard Charts AGAIN… 26 years after it was released?!
The year was 1994 and the sweet, sweet fantasy that is Mariah Carey released a very festive Holiday album, simply entitled ‘Merry Christmas’.
It spawned three well received singles but the now eternal Christmas classic, All I Want For Christmas Is You hit the festive feels… hard… for many Christmas lovers around the world!
Despite all the popularity and love for this piece of Christmas iconic-ness, Mimi’s festive offering never attained the #1 slot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (in the U.S.) until last year – some 25 years later.
Cut to 26 years later and now, just in time for the most wonderful time of the year, Billboard recently announced that All I Want For Christmas has topped the Hot 100 charts for the second time ever!
Queen Mimi has shared her joy across her social media accounts, simply writing “’I don’t want a lot for Christmas…’ just wishing for a bit more JOY and some holiday spirit for all, especially this year.”
The QUEEN of Christmas continues her reign!
If you’re feeling extra festive, check out the music video for MC’s recent collab with Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson on the remix to her holiday track, ‘Oh Santa!’ below: