Mariah Carey Scores Historic 19th Hot 100 #1 With ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’

Published: Monday 16th Dec 2019 by Sam

Mariah Carey has done it!

25 years after the release of ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You,’ Billboard has unwrapped confirmation that the holiday classic has become the diva’s historic 19th #1 single.

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Recent years have seen the song scale to new heights thanks to seismic sales and streams, with 2018 bringing a new peak of #3. A position the track returned to this week.

Now, this week, it’s jumped two spots to #1 fuelled by 45.6 million streams, 27,000 downloads, and a multi-format radio audience of 34.4 million.

A phenomenal feat, ‘All I Want’s crowning moment sees Carey net her first Hot 100 chart-topper since 2008’s ‘Touch My Body.’

Check Out These Impressive Mariah x ‘All I Want’ Stats:

* First solo artist to have 19 #1 singles on the Hot 100.

* First holiday single by a recording artist to go to #1.

* Unprecedented Feat: one of the first songs in history to have its first run at #1 25 years after its release.

* Carey joins elite list of artists to have landed #1s in three separate decades. On said tally are the likes of  Michael Jackson, Madonna, Britney Spears, and Janet Jackson.

* At 49 years young, Mimi has the distinct honor of being the oldest female this century to score a #1 single. Among solo female acts, the all-time record is currently held by Cher, who topped the tally with comeback bop ‘Believe’ in 1999 (at 52 years old).

* ‘All I Want’s chart-topping success means the songbird has written 18 of her 19 #1s.

A huge and heartfelt congratulations to Mariah! Christmas has indeed come early.

This is the definition of deserved and adds to legacy that is one of the most legendary in music history.

Congrats also to Team MC, who’ve mounted a highly impressive campaign for the 25th anniversary of the song and its parent album ‘Merry Christmas.’

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  1. pat December 16, 2019

    prime example why you let your favs stay in their lanes and don’t compare them to REAL legends. CONGRATS MC

  2. Danny Bey December 16, 2019

    What a time to be alive. This makes my heart so happy

    • Fancy BISH December 16, 2019

      Yes, this is like Christmas morning ? This is so amazing! ? The same year that Lil Nas X passed the record for One Sweet Day with NINETEEN weeks, Mariah scores her NINETEENTH #1 with a song from NINETEEN NINETY FOUR! ? God is good, ALL THE TIME ? I think it’s time to give the single treatment to Melt Away if it can be arranged and have a post Christmas/New Years vibe to the video! Mariah could be taking down her tree and lights getting ready for the New Year! The last scene of the video could be her performing in Times Square with all real life couples, gay and straight, from all walks of life! Get that 20th #1, Mimi lol?? God bless you, beautiful Mariah! You sing like an ANGEL ? ❤️

      • Oh plz December 16, 2019

        Beautifully said, Fancy! ❤️???

      • Meme December 16, 2019

        Come on video director. Love it!

  3. E. December 16, 2019

    Congratulations,Mariah!!!!!!!

  4. stan December 16, 2019

    AMAZING

  5. Clarks0oñ December 16, 2019

    Congratulations mariah

    We saved u a seat,
    come sit at the table of pop girls who scored number 1’s in 2019.
    Bad bìtches link up.

    Halsey- without me
    Arianna Grande- thank u next, 7 rings
    Lady gaga- shallow
    Camila cabello- senorita
    Billie eilish- bad guy
    Lizzo- truth hurts
    Selena gomez- lose u to love me
    Mariah Carey- all I want for Christmas

    Pls if u didnt score a number one this year, dont sit at this table.

    Normani go stand over there with the other flops. U cant sit with us.
    This is a table for successful girls who can never perform at McDonald’s
    This is a table for successful girls who dont recycle stage outfits.
    ????????

    • French fries December 16, 2019

      Mariah the oldest chic at that table
      ???

      • HavanaONana December 16, 2019

        We love Mariah!!! She’s cool!

    • Ejai December 16, 2019

      Lmbo……although I like Normani! That was funny!!!!! ???

    • You Tried December 16, 2019

      Mariah sit with Camila??? Lmao not when her old Christmas song surpasses Camila new music #3 album

      • Clarks0oñ December 16, 2019

        Gurl focus, we are talking about girls who hit number one this year.
        Camila is one of them, nutmani is not one of them
        ????
        Sit down

        Back to the billboard hot 100, a number one song is difficult to get, not everyone has that to their credit
        ?????

    • #TeamTinashe Stan December 16, 2019

      U a Tinashe stan

    • Lanafan1 December 16, 2019

      Camila doesn’t have a no.1. Shawn Mendez does

      • Clarks0oñ December 16, 2019

        ???

        Hold this L
        ??

        They hate to see it

      • Lanafan1 December 16, 2019

        The L is for CamiLa! Lol

      • Clarks0oñ December 16, 2019

        An L for having a number one song in 2019,

        A number 1 song is hard to get not everybody has that to their credit.
        ????

        They hate to see it

        But they will deal whether u like it or not.
        ???

    • Johny5 December 16, 2019

      Mad cuz Camilla flopped hard hahaha EBMARASSING!

  6. HavanaONana December 16, 2019

    Yasssss
    Congrats Queen MC!!!
    I am rooting for your 19th #1

    ???

  7. Kitteneyez2020 December 16, 2019

    I am crying this is so awesome congratulations Queen love you so much

    • Fancy BISH December 16, 2019

      Yes! ? ? ? ❤️

  8. Clarks0oñ December 16, 2019

    Eight lead female artists have reached #1 on the Hot 100 in 2019, the most in any calendar year this decade:

    @halsey
    @ArianaGrande
    @ladygaga
    @billieeilish
    @Camila_Cabello
    @lizzo
    @selenagomez
    @MariahCarey

    Bad bìtches link up.

    A number 1 song which is difficult to get not everybody has that to their credit

    Pls if faves is not on this list pls dont speak to me

    I ain’t seeing that McDonald’s performer on this list. after all the hype and co-sign from beyonce and Rihanna.
    ??????

    2020 will be so painful for this McDonald’s performer who cant afford fresh stage outfits.

    • Aurora December 16, 2019

      Gaga and Selena, both queens.

    • You Tried December 16, 2019

      #3 haha

  9. Sweetnothings78 December 16, 2019

    Love this woman. She’s crazy funny!
    Well deserved as she puts the effort in.

    And WOW she penned 18 numbers 1’s. I would LOVE to see her bank account.

    • ??‍♀️Jazzy Da Bi Asian ??‍♀️Not ? TROLLmine ??‍♀️Nor ? TRASHmine December 16, 2019

      Co-penned***

      • Oh plz December 16, 2019

        Yup…Walter Afanasieff deserves as much recognition as MC for this one.

  10. King Khia December 16, 2019

    Legendriah is in the muthafukkin’ building. Lambily, STAND UP!!!

    Mariah is OFFICIALLY The Empress of Christmas and the Queen of Pop. #BowDownBitches

  11. FMcL December 16, 2019

    ?????????

  12. ? December 16, 2019

    Extends her lead at #1 for 80 weeks!
    Rihanna 60
    Beatles 59

    Congrats to the queen of music!!

    Sleigh ?
    ?❤️?❤️?❤️

  13. #TheTruth December 16, 2019

    She deserves it. This song is a classic. It hasn’t aged despite the fact it has that retro 60s vibe to it. Bravo MC ??

  14. Antincia foster December 16, 2019

    Awesome

  15. pat December 16, 2019

    and wow if this lasts a couple weeks she’ll have 4 decades of number one hits

  16. Ratedxxx December 16, 2019

    That’s my bish..
    Congrats Mimi

  17. J.. December 16, 2019

    Finally. Totally deserving. DON’T count her out for even more number 1s

    • C****** Cebolla December 16, 2019

      But where’s Caution?

  18. Jaz The Goat ? of TGJ December 16, 2019

    Payola & Sympathy

  19. Queen Nicki Minaj December 16, 2019

    All dem #1s but J.Lo phone ringin? Lol. I guess having a personality, being a secure woman and giving genuine critique still trumps that!????

    • HavanaONana December 16, 2019

      ????

      Bish where’s your #1 single?

      It’s hard to get isn’t it!

      Long live MC!!!

  20. only facts December 16, 2019

    Congrats Queen!

  21. C****** Cebolla December 16, 2019

    Christmas. That time of the year where Mariah is kinda semi-relevant.

    • High Price December 16, 2019

      And you’re not kind of but most likely a hater?

  22. Rashad December 16, 2019

    She’s truly a queen and deserves this

  23. High Price December 16, 2019

    Aaaaaw I’m so happy for you MiMi!!! Mariah is the truth! She definitely made history with this!

  24. Bluebird December 16, 2019

    CONGRATS MARIAH WE LOVE YOU

  25. Happy n Rich December 16, 2019

    19s for ’19. Old Town Road held #1 for a record-breaking 19 weeks, and All I Want for Christmas is You is now Mariah Carey’s 19th #1 hit . . . all in 2019. The chart purist and historian in me is loving this.

  26. Señorita December 16, 2019

    ???

  27. Señorita December 16, 2019

    Congrats Mariah the queen of Christmas season

  28. Swirly December 16, 2019

    Awww congrats Mimi. Still breaking records 30 years into her career.

  29. Señorita December 16, 2019

    Congrats Mariah!

    Nicki Minaj and her friend normani can never relate

    ???????

  30. Gee December 16, 2019

    A true champion who continues to make history by way of her greatness. Congratulations MC!!!!

  31. Hellno December 16, 2019

    She did it again, she’s a legend.

  32. ADELE4LIFE December 16, 2019

    Poor Sam, it must really hurt to see Mimi thrive like that.
    #1s, not everybody has that Nicki…

    LMAO!

  33. Jeans December 16, 2019

    So happy for her!!!!! Well deserved!

  34. POPS MOTHER December 16, 2019

    RATAJ will never see a number 1 MUAHAHAHAHAHAHA Mariah Legend

  35. Terny December 16, 2019

    That’s MY fave! ????She holds the best records in the music industry #MUVA!

  36. God Is Good December 16, 2019

    Congratulations Mimi ??????????????

  37. Yolanda December 16, 2019

    And we all know that “a number one is not easy to get.”-Mariah Carey on American Idol

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