Mariah Carey best known is Christmas Queen. The songstress has dominated the holiday season for decades with her perennially heartwarming #1 Billboard Hot 100 track “All I Want For Christmas is You,” which mixed things up Sunday night (November 28). ) by teaching her 10-year-old twins, Moroccan and Monroe, one of her favorite Hanukkah songs.
On the first night of the Festival of Lights, Carey had the kids sit down to learn about Jewish celebrations, and of course, a little song to help them out. “Happy Hanukkah!!!! I learned this in grade school, thought I’d teach it to Roc & Roe, I don’t think they’ve got it,” she tweeted alongside Menorah and an emoji. heart.
“Hanukkah is coming, Hanukkah is coming, that is when we have the happiest of days,” sings Carey as the children look on. And while Mariah is happy to spread holiday cheer, now that Thanksgiving is over, we’re firmly into the Carey Christmas area, with her upcoming AppleTV+ special, Mariah’s Christmas: The Miracle Continues, is scheduled to premiere on Friday (December 3).
The special will feature the first and only live performance of Carey’s new Christmas tune, “Fall in Love at Christmas,” starring Kirk Franklin and Khalid. Mariah got a little excited about it, too, especially after the big man himself confirmed the episode was very special. “The Dwarfs are at the Arctic Cinema, watching Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special…have you seen it? It was a great festival! ” tweeted the @OfficialSanta account on Sunday afternoon.
Mariah, as you can imagine, was delighted to hear from Jolly Old. “You too, my dear friend,” she replied. “See you soon!!!!”
Check out Mariah’s celebration of Hanukkah below.
Happy Hanukkah!!!! 💖🕎 Taught this in school, thought I’d teach it to Roc & Roe, I don’t think they did 😂 pic.twitter.com/aZhiDx0IKZ
– Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) November 29, 2021
Is you, my dear friend. See you again everyone!!!! ☃️❤️🎅🏼❤️🎅🏼🎄 https://t.co/KHX1qbfWPz
– Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) November 28, 2021
https://www.billboard.com/music/pop/mariah-carey-teaches-twins-hanukkah-song-1235003263/ Mariah Carey teaches her twins a Hanukkah song – Billboard