▲ Part of Mariah Carey’s music video
“All I need for Christmas is you”
Mariah Carey’s representative song ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’, released in 1994, topped the US Billboard Singles Chart Hot 100 this year as well.
According to Sony Music, ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ topped the recently released Billboard Hot 100, beating the songs of prominent singers such as Adele and Justin Bieber.
‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ has been running backwards every year for the third year in a row since 2019, taking the top spot. This is even more surprising considering that this song was released 27 years ago.
▲ Mariah Carey topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart
The economist, an economic magazine, announced that by 2017, the song’s cumulative royalty revenue alone would amount to $60 million (about 70 billion won). Calculating through 2017 and beyond, it is expected to record unimaginable returns.
As the song rises as a ‘representative Christmas song’, it is also called Mariah Carey’s ‘Christmas pension’ as it reverses the music charts around the world at the end of the year.
Sony Music said, “This song has become a symbol of modern Christmas that resonates all over the world at the end of the year.” “The album containing this song recently sold 10 million, making it the first Christmas carol to be ‘Diamond Certified’ by the American Recording Industry Association. received,” he said.
‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ is the title track of Carrie’s first carol album, ‘Merry Christmas’. It was popular at the time of its release for its Christmas-inspired sound such as chimes and synthesizers, but it was inserted into the OST of the 2003 movie ‘Love Actually’ and received great love around the world.
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(Photo = ‘Mariah Carey’ YouTube, ‘billboard’ Hot 100 chart capture)