Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Remains the Biggest Song in the World

Mariah Carey’s holiday hit is still winning…

The 52-year-old half-Venezuelan American Grammy-winning singer’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” remains the biggest song in the world, as it continues at No. 1 on both the Billboard Global 200 and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts dated January 1.

Mariah Carey

Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” holds atop the Billboard Global 200 with 105.3 million streams (up 30%) and 17,100 sold (up 16%) worldwide in the December17-23 tracking week. The 1994 anthem topped the chart for four weeks last holiday season and adds its third week at No. 1 this season.

Meanwhile, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” keeps atop the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, logging its second week at No. 1 this season following its one-week reign last holiday season. It surged by 32% to 64.1 million streams and 23% to 8,900 sold in territories outside the U.S. in the Dec. 17-23 tracking week.

Chart ranks are based on a weighted formula incorporating official-only streams on both subscription and ad-supported tiers of audio and video music services, as well as download sales, the latter of which reflect purchases from full-service digital music retailers from around the world, with sales from direct-to-consumer (D2C) sites excluded from the charts’ calculations.

Billboard‘s two global charts, which began in September 2020 and recently marked their first year, rank songs based on streaming and sales activity culled from more than 200 territories around the world, as compiled by MRC Data. The Billboard Global 200 is inclusive of worldwide data and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart comprises data from territories excluding the U.S.

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