It’s one of the common Christmas songs within the American songbook and arguably the final one to essentially enter into the canon of basic vacation tunes, however the crowning achievement of topping the Billboard Sizzling 100 has eluded the hit because it debuted in 1994. Sure, Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” has turn out to be a sensation with out ever snagging that true mark of a sensation: a No. 1 spot.
Till now. On Monday, a journey 25 years within the making reached its conclusion when “All I Want for Christmas Is You” ascended to the very high of the Billboard chart, the primary Christmas track to take action since “The Chipmunk Song” in 1958.
The track has by no means been on this spot earlier than, however Mariah, after all, has. In actual fact, that is her 19th No. 1 hit probably the most for any soloist. This additionally places her only one away from tying the Beatles’ all-time file of twenty primary hit songs. She’s been on the charts for longer than every other artist, having spent a complete of eighty weeks at primary. Rihanna is in a distant second at 60 weeks.
However hey, data for one more, extra cynical time. At present is a day to have fun a Christmas miracle. Take it away, Mariah!