Mariah Carey Unveils Her Top Christmas Song Choice — and It’s Not What You Expected

All Mariah Carey desires for Christmas is a specific yuletide song. In her Wednesday (Nov. 15) look on The Jennifer Hudson Show, the 54-year-old vocalist exposed what her individual favored vacation tune is — and no, it’s not her very own successful 1994 hit.

“I have to say,” started the Queen of Christmas, “my favorite all-time Christmas song is Nat King Cole‘s version of ‘[The] Christmas Song.’ That’s my favorite.”

Carey’s response might come as a shock, provided just how passionately she advertises “All I Want for Christmas Is You” yearly (generally beginning with a whistle-tone announcement, “It’s time!”). The solitary has actually invested a cumulative 12 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, very first getting to the top in 2019 a complete 25 years after it was initially launched on the singer’s cd Merry Christmas. This year, Carey will certainly sing “All I Want” at the 2034 Billboard Music Awards Sunday (Nov. 19), noting her first time doing the track at a honors reveal.

No matter the tune, Carey stated she just has one demand for the songs played in her home in between Nov. 1 and Dec. 25: It needs to be cheery. “I don’t let anybody listen to anything but Christmas music when I’m celebrating Christmas,” she informed Hudson, looking as severe as ever before.

The Songbird Supreme additionally exposed her favored Christmas motion pictures — “I love Elf… I like Miracle on 34th Street, the original one” — along with her best vacation designs, a huge gold-themed tree in the facility of her home in addition to a smaller sized tree evocative A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Watch Carey’s Jennifer Hudson Show meeting over, and capture the BBMAs on Billboard’s social networks or by means of on Sunday, Nov. 19, starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.



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