Mariah Carey Christmas song takes Billboard Hot 100 top spot for 1st time

“All I Want for Christmas,” which was released in 1994, is the first holiday song to take the coveted top spot since “The Chipmunk Song” in 1958-59.
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long wait, but worth it. 25 years after it came out, a wish come true. Make my wish come true all I want for Christmas is you What Mariah Carey got this year is a number one hit. "All I want for Christmas is you" finally at the top of the billboard hot 100. Mariah tweeting to fans today, "We did it!" What more can I do? For Christmas is you And just this year, Amazon music's documentary about the song. In it, Maria said she opened it would resonate, like songs from a different time. It was really inspired by songs from the '60s or the '50s where you couldn't help but be happy when you heard them. She talks about her inspiration, her mother. We didn't have a lot of money. So sometimes she would wrap up fruit and, like, whatever it was she could afford. And I was like, when I grew up, I'm never going to let that happen, I'm going to make Christmas perfect every year. That song certainly helped. And it's her 19th number one hit, putting her only behind the beatles. But one Christmas wish at a time. You'll be humming that for the rest of the (Park Ranger 1) Enjoy your time off. (Park Ranger 2) Oh, thanks boss. Good night.

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