Mariah Carey: The importance of "All I Want For Christmas Is You" in her life

December 14, 2020

Mariah Carey's timeless Christmas hit "All I Want For Christmas Is You" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 last year, just 25 years after its release.

This year it is likely to conquer the top again, as it is already in second place in the chart.

In a new interview with Zane Lowe of Apple Music, on the occasion of the premiere of the Christmas show "Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special" on Apple TV +, the singer commented that at this point, the most important thing for "All I Want For Christmas Is You "are not his amazing sales and success in the charts.

Instead, she noted that the most important thing is the emotions that this song evokes in people, including herself.

"You know what; I'm not saying it's the biggest thing in the world, but it makes me happy. And it has made many other people happy. "And when I see people dancing to the song in the streets and putting it on these big, huge festivals, that's what the holidays mean to me," said Mariah Carey.

"It's the memories. It concerns people. It is the song that transports you to the memories from which you can create your own new memories ", he explained for" All I Want For Christmas Is You ".

"I have so many memories associated with the song, but people come to me and tell me about their own memories. And that means everything, "concluded Mariah Carey.