Mariah Carey’s Enduring “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Breaks Three Guinness World Records
Written by Camões Radio on November 28, 2019
The eternal pop diva released the holiday track back in 1994 as the lead single to her yuletide-themed fourth studio album, ‘Merry Christmas’.
On Nov. 23, Guinness World Records celebrated GRAMMY-winning pop/R&B powerhouse Mariah Carey for her classic 1994 holiday jam, “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”
She and the eternally cheery song—forever immortalized in films including “Love Actually” and annual happenings like your office holiday party—now hold three world records that will be included in the 2020 edition of the “Guinness Book Of World Records.”
Thank you so much Guinness World Records for honoring me with three records in the 2020 book! Michael from @GWR presented me with a certificate on stage, so naturally, I asked him to join us for the #AllIWantForChristmasIsYou finale! 😉🎅💝 pic.twitter.com/fDC8OfZj8b
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) November 25, 2019
Thanks to this new recognition, the “Always Be My Baby” songstress currently holds the world records for the Highest-Charting Holiday (Christmas/New Year) Song On The Hot 100 By A Solo Artist, Most Streamed Track On Spotify In 24 Hours (by a female-identifying artist)—with over 10.8 million streams in December 2018—and Most Weeks In The UK Singles Top 10 Chart For A Christmas Song.
Source: Grammy Awards