Though Mariah Carey‘s annual Christmas domination is to be expected, the legendary Pop icon always finds new ways to top the previous year’s wins – a feat underscored by the success of her latest festive offering ‘Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special.’
Unveiled December 4, the highly teased project featured the likes of GRAMMY winners Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, and Jermaine Dupri as well as appearances from Snoop Dogg, Tiffany Haddish, and more.
Their powers combined helped hoist the exclusive event to the top of the streamer’s viewership tallies around the world.
“While Apple TV+ does not release viewership data, sources close to the steaming platform confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that Carey’s special hit No. 1 in more than 100 countries.
It arrived with a companion soundtrack that was released exclusively on Apple Music on Dec. 4 before hitting other platforms on Friday. It featured new interpretations of some of Carey’s holiday classics, and the album is a bonafide hit, too, scoring scored the largest number of holiday album first-day streams on Apple Music.
Carey executive produced the special with Ian Stewart, Raj Kapoor and Ashley Edens for Done + Dusted. BAFTA winner Hamish Hamilton and Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Roman Coppola teamed to direct from a script by Caroline Fox.”
The news above undoubtedly assisted succeeding reports her enduring holiday classic, ‘All I Want for Christmas,’ was crowned this week’s Hot 100 champion.
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