Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ Tops Billboard After 25 Years

By Creative Media Times

Mariah Carey‘s Christmas festive classic ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’, which has been slowly climbing up the charts during the holidays every year, has finally reached the summit of the US Billboard chart, 25 years after its initial release.

The song previously peaked at number three last year.

According to Billboard, the song reached the top via 45 million streams, 34 million radio plays and 27,000 digital sales in the past week alone.

This marks Carey’s 19th number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, her last being 2008’s “Touch My Body.” She also holds the record for the most cumulative weeks spent at number one on Billboard Hot 100 chart, with 80 weeks overall.

The achievement also extends her record of having the most number one songs on the chart by a solo artist. Only The Beatles has more number one hits than Carey, with 20.

The song’s achievements does not end there. Carey now has a number one hit every decade since the 1990s, joining joining Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, and Usher. Should “All I Want for Christmas Is You” remain at the summer during Christ week, she will become the only artist in Billboard history to have a No. 1 hit in four consecutive decades.