Mariah Carey (L) in 2016
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For The Record: Mariah Carey's Eternal Merry-Maker, "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
No matter how many times you've heard them, the opening jingle bells of Mariah Carey's eternal holiday classic, "All I Want For Christmas Is You," bring an inescapable joy that moves through your body.
For the latest episode of GRAMMY.com's For The Record series, we explore the enduring cheer of the GRAMMY-winning pop/R&B icon's song.
Watch the video below to learn more.
Originally released in October 1994 on the angelic vocalist's Merry Christmas album, the song has remained a holiday favorite, with placements in TV shows and films like Love Actually; it reached No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in December 2019.