The Mariah Carey holiday classic that is topping the charts

Mariah Carey (Photo by: JA/Everett Collection/ Bang Media)

Mariah Carey’s popular Christmas classic has made it to the top of the Billboard Chart — 25 years after its release.

The “All I Want For Christmas Is You” hitmaker hopped on Twitter on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, to celebrate the record-breaking Billboard Hot 100 chart feat for her 1994 festive classic.

She simply wrote: “We did it” with a crying face emoji and a series of festive ones.

Carey now has a total of 19 No. 1s on the Hot 100, making her the solo artist with the most No. 1s on the chart.

The popular song made its way to No.  3 in 2018.

Meanwhile, the superstar has released a mini-documentary on the making of the track.

In the film from Amazon Music, she admitted she was determined to write an absolute “classic.”

She said: “I just remember where I was coming from, wanting it to be a classic.

“It was an accomplishment for me that I was really proud of.”

The documentary celebrates the 25th anniversary of her album Merry Christmas and looks at how the track — which has spent 36 cumulative weeks at the top of Billboard’s Christmas chart since 2011 — has become a modern classic.

Alongside the singer herself, the mini-film also features additional comments from backup singer and close friend Trey Lorenz, and longtime collaborator Randy Jackson.

In the teaser video, Jackson added: “To come up with an original holiday song that becomes a hit … next to impossible.”

The mini-documentary is the fourth to be created by Amazon Music this year.





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