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The Astounding Quarter-Century Ascent of “All I Want for Christmas Is You”

Mariah performs to a sold out crowd at Madison Square Garden on 12/15/19.

1,310 weeks after its initial release, Mariah Carey’s modern Christmas classic has ascended to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time. This feat shatters or extends countless chart records and marks yet another “comeback” for a music industry legend who rarely gets the credit she deserves.

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Richard

Richard

Passionate cinephile. Music lover. Classic TV junkie. Awards season blogger. History buff. Avid traveler. Mental health and social justice advocate.