All they need for Christmas is Mimi.
It’s no shock that Mariah Carey’s followers love her perennial vacation hit, “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” which once more topped Billboard’s Scorching 100 simply final week. However now the 1994 single has set a Spotify report for many single-day streams: a whopping 17.223 million, Carey announced on Christmas Day on Twitter.
“WOW,” she wrote, together with a string of emojis together with hearts, Christmas bushes and snowflakes. “I do know folks suppose I’m making ‘coin’ (lil’ secret: artists make little or no from streams) however the true motive I’m sitting right here in astonishment & gratitude is seeing the enjoyment this little tune I wrote brings to folks. THANK YOU & MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!”
The glam chanteuse, 50, celebrated the information whereas reposting a tweet from Chart Knowledge, which tracks data from Billboard, Soundscan and different sources.
Christmas queen Carey had already kicked off her favourite month with a festive singing collaboration with Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson in “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Particular” on Apple TV+. However she has lengthy embraced — and perfected — the vacation.
“I believe it’s simply that longing that I had as a toddler, that I at all times needed issues to be good for the vacations … And so they by no means had been,” she recently told Elle magazine. “It was at all times any individual ruining the second, at all times these dysfunctional relations who got here round and foiled every part.”
Alongside her journey towards a extra joyeaux Noël, Mimi has been memed lots — out of affection and respect, in fact — by followers who know that she does truly make some Christmas money from the tune, which has reportedly hauled in additional than $2 million in Spotify royalties alone.
That most likely makes up for her disappointment with followers’ off-market Carey Christmas ornaments.