Festive diva Mariah Carey continued to live up to her billing on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon early this morning.
Making a surprise appearance on the show, the 42 year old turned in a unique rendition of her Holiday classic ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ – backed by host Fallon, house-band The Roots, and a choir of children, all of which used classroom instruments.
Confused? Think Christina Aguilera‘s similarly-themed “performance” of ‘Your Body’ last month.
How did Mariah fare? The answer awaits after the jump…
Mariah nailed it!
Though not delivered with the ease of her heyday, Mimi still turned in a vocal that auto-qualifies her as one of the best active voices in the game today. Great performance.
A re-vocaled version of ‘All I Want’ features on ‘Merry Christmas II You’, the singer’s 2010 Holiday album.
The said LP is being re-promoted this year in a smart bid to add to its Gold certified sales. A move, which as relayed many a time, is particularly savvy in that it gives the project a potentially infinite lifecycle. What’s more, it awards the set the ability to add to its sales not just this Christmas – but every Christmas. Make that money, Mimi!