Mariah Carey’s celebrating a return to No. 1 Down Under…
The 49-year-old half-Venezuelan American singer tops the charts in Australia with “All I Want For Christmas is You.”
Carey’s insta-holiday classic rules the ARIA Singles Chartfor the second year running. Its chart journey in Australia is no less unusual than its 25-year-long ride to the summit in the United States.
“All I Want For Christmas is You” was released in 1994 and peaked at No. 2 that year Down Under. Powered by streaming, the tune hit the summit for the first time in 2018, a full 24 years after its release.
The Queen of Christmasalso bags eighth position on the national albums survey this week with Merry Christmas which, like “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” is six-times platinum certified.