Although some of us may have had a certain Christmas song stuck in our heads for weeks now, and it looks like that isn’t going to change anytime soon. During the holiday season, 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' is undoubtedly an iconic musical staple. Whether you fell in love with the song when it was first released, from a different cover version, or during the beloved movie, Love Actually, 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' truly captures the magic of the holiday season. According to Entertainment Weekly, singer Mariah Carey has blessed us with a new version of 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' and this time, this special remix is guaranteed to tug at your heartstrings. This unexpected surprise is bound to bring joy to your world, and we must admit, it’s certainly a holiday song remake that you didn't know you needed.
Carey, featured in the forefront of the video, sings her classic iteration of 'All I Want For Christmas Is You', while her daughter and son chime in with some adorable vocals in the background. The singer leads the way, gently reminding them when to add in “Ooh’s”, with a glowing smile. While wearing Santa hats, her children add in a few harmonizing tones before adding to the famous chorus of the song. Her twins, named Moroccan and Monroe, definitely know how to bring in the holiday spirit. "It's festive, Cmon!!", Mariah Carey wrote in a caption on Twitter.
'All I Want For Christmas Is You' has been constantly remade by artists worldwide, and remains one of the most beloved holiday songs to date. The single was first released by Columbia Records on November 1, 1994, and was a colossal hit. The single consistently tops charts during every holiday season and even surpassed Kenny G's version of 'Aud Lang Syne' last year.
In a recent report from Forbes, 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' has officially reached number 29 out of the top 100 most popular tracks—an amazing feat given that the song was released over two decades ago.
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