The song, released in 1994, scored its eighth total number of weeks atop the Hot 100, after three weeks at number 1 starting in December 2019, two more starting in December 2020 and now these three holiday seasons begin two weeks ago.
The Hot 100 combines all genres of US streaming (official audio and video), radio broadcasts, and sales data. All charts (January 8) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (January 5). For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.
Here’s a closer look at as Carey’s “Christmas” continues to stay at the top of the Hot 100 (even after Santa has returned to the North Pole).
Stream, broadcast and sales: Carey’s “Christmas,” on Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings, has garnered 35.4 million US streams (25% drop) and 16.5 million radio audience impressions (49% drop). and sold 4,900 downloads (down 39%) in the December 24-30 tracking week, according to MRC Data.
Unsurprisingly, the holiday songs recorded most of their activity during the first two days of the follow-up week from December 24-30, with totals falling over the five days that followed. However, that strong activity in those two days was enough to help 6 seasonal songs enter the Hot 100’s top 10, as well as 18 songs in the top 19 of the Streaming Songs chart.
“Christmas” was first released on Carey’s album Merry Christmas in 1994, and its success on the Hot 100 has generated snowfall in recent years when it comes to streaming developed and holiday music has become more prominent on the seasonal playlists of streaming services.
Longest period on top of Hot 100: Carey’s “Christmas” spans the longest span from the song’s first week at #1 on the Hot 100 to the closest: two years 18 days (December 21, 2019 to August 8). January 1, 2022).
Plus, the most recent week at the top of the Hot 100 for “Christmas” extends Carey’s record for the longest time an artist has spent at number one on the chart: 31 years, five months, and a week. , since her first week at number 1 on the chart on August 4, 1990, with her debut single “Vision of Love”.
Carey’s 87th record at the top of the Hot 100: With “Christmas”, Carey claims her record spans an 87th week at number 1 on the Hot 100, dating back to August 4, 1958, the beginning of the chart.
Most weeks at #1 on Hot 100
87, Mariah Carey
59, The Beatles
50, Boyz II Men
“Christmas” became Carey’s 19th Hot 100 number one, the most of any solo artist, and one-time away from the Beatles’ joint record. It also makes Carey the only artist with #1 on the charts for four obvious decades.
Thursday for eight: Carey claims her fifth Hot 100 No. 1 will dominate for eight weeks or more, tying her with Drake for the most such leaders. She made her mark on “One Sweet Day” with Boyz II Men (16 weeks, 1995-96); “We Belong Together” (14, 2005); “Christmas” (8, 2019-22); “Fantasy” (8, 1995); and “Dreamlover” (8, 1993).
Beyoncé and Boyz II Men follow with three such Nos.
Most weeks at #1 for a holiday hit: Plus, with its eighth week at the top of the Hot 100, Carey’s “Christmas” expands the record multiple times at #1 among holiday songs. It doubled as the only other seasonal single to top the list: David Seville & the Chipmunks’ “The Chipmunk Song” spent four weeks at number one starting in December 1958.
Carey’s “Christmas” also leads in many stats Holiday 100 chart for week 51, of the survey’s total 56 weeks since the ranking began in 2011; it has topped the tally for 36 consecutive weeks, since the start of the 2015-16 holiday season. It also dominates as top title on the recently revealed one 100 best holiday songs of all time Reject. (This week marks the final Holiday 100 rankings for this season.)
Adele’s “Easy on Me” bounced 5-2 on the Hot 100, after seven non-consecutive weeks at No. 1. It spent its sixth week at the top of Radio Songs, with 94 million hits (up 7%, thanks to many stations returned to zero-holiday positions after December 25) and grew 4-3 in Digital Song Sales (9,100, up 5%) and 25-22 in online song sales (15) ,2 million, down 10%).
Three holiday hits hit the Hot 100’s top five, all down one notch from the top spot: Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” originally released in 1958 (2-3). , with 34.8 million listeners, down 27% and 12.6 million radio listeners, down 45%); Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock,” from 1957 (3-4); and “A Holly Jolly Christmas” by Burl Ives from 1964 (4-5).
Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber’s “Stay” reversed course on the Hot 100, climbing 9-6, after seven weeks at number one.
Glass Animals’ “Heat Wave” returns to the Hot 100’s top 10 and peaks (15-7). It stipulates Hot Rock & Alternative Songs and Fascinating alternative songs charts, both using the same multi-indicator method as the Hot 100, for every 15th week.
Andy Williams’ 1963 classic “It’s the Best Time of the Year” lags 6-8 on the Hot 100; it hit a 5th high during last year’s holiday season. (With the song’s latest week in the top 10, Williams’ record for longest time in the category is extended to 62 years and three months, since his first week in the top 10 with “Lonely.” Street”, on the October 12, 1959 chart.)
Closing out the Hot 100’s top 10, Ed Sheeran’s “Shivers” peaked at number five, returning to the region (23-9) and José Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad”, from 1970, to 8-10; it hit #6 during last year’s holiday season.
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https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/mariah-carey-all-i-want-for-christmas-is-you-eighth-week-number-one-hot-100-eighth-week-1235015250/ Mariah Carey’s ‘Christmas’ continues to top the Billboard Hot 100 – Billboard