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Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” Peaks On Hot 100

Mariah’s iconic Christmas classic just achieved a monumental new milestone.

Christmas queen!

Exciting news for the lambs. Mariah Carey’s iconic Christmas classic, “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” just achieved a monumental new milestone.

The song peaked at No. 9 on the Hot 100 this week, giving the track its highest position on the chart in its 24-year history – since it was first released in 1994. Its previous peak was at No. 11.

How? Streaming! It accounted for 70 percent of its chart points this week.

Billboard explains:

First, the numbers that result in “Christmas” (on Columbia/Legacy Records and co-written and co-produced by Carey and Walter Afanasieff) hitting the Hot 100’s top 10. The song gains by 4 percent to 25.2 million U.S. streams in the week ending Dec. 14, according to Nielsen Music; dips 8 percent to 19,000 downloads sold in the same tracking span; and lifts 28 percent to 34 million in airplay audience in the week ending Dec. 17. Those totals place “Christmas” at No. 7 on the Streaming Songs chart, No. 13 on Digital Song Sales and No. 36 on Radio Songs.

This marks Carey’s 28th Top 10 song.

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