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Hipgnosis celebrates 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' hitting number one

Hipgnosis celebrates 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' hitting number one”

The 2020 holiday season is unlike any in recent memory, but one tradition has remained: a lot of people listening to Mariah Carey's holiday classic "All I Want For Christmas Is You" over and over again.

The festive favourite has finally topped the United Kingdom charts, 26 years after it was first released.

"WOW! I truly wasn't expecting this at all!" she tweeted. "Enterally grateful for the enduring success of this song", she wrote.

Hipgnosis founder Merck Mercuriadis said: "Without the song there would be no music business and "All I Want For Christmas Is You" is not just a beloved Christmas Carol it's a magnificent song".

Along with the song, her album, "Merry Christmas", also made a resurgence, bouncing to #10 on the Billboard 200. Merry Christmas! Love, MC'. This ties "All I Want for Christmas Is You" for the most time at No. 1 for a holiday song in the chart's 62-year history. 'And it wasn't about the gifts'.

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The hit Channel 4 show, which sees families sit and watch some of the biggest TV picks of the moment, featured a segment on Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas special.

'It's grown in popularity over the years, and that's the thing that's awesome to me about this song, ' she added.

Mariah Carey's festive favourite All I Want For Christmas Is You has made history by topping the US and United Kingdom charts.

Both songs are included on the soundtrack to Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas which is now at number 28 on Top Holiday Albums and number 99 on the Billboard 200.



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