60 Million Earned? 😱 Michael Bublé & Mariah Carey Shoot Back Up The Top Charts This Christmas 🎼
Want To Get Rich? Write A Christmas Song 😂
There are a couple of things you can always rely on at this time of year: your mum making Christmas log, any pets or younger siblings you have somehow damaging some of your Christmas decorations - and Michael Bublé or Mariah Carey songs playing on repeat.
Whether they're playing at Lidl, or Pama, or on the radio stations of your parents car - these Christmas ballads are kinda unavoidable in December.
Thankfully, after the year we've had, a little Chistmas cheer is welcomed with open arms right about now, read on for some details on the success of these Christmas classics!
Mariah Carey - The Queen Of Christmas 🤶
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" is Mariah's huge breakout hit has been on official charts for the last 14 years in a row. The singer has earned more than $60 million in royalties from the song, according to a 2016 estimate by The Economist.
Just recently, for the first time in 26 years, the song has hit the prestigious #1 top spot in the UK charts. After being in the charts for an astonishing 104 weeks in a row, the song climbed it's way up slowly but surely until it reached the #1 spot just this past week.
No song in history has done this before.
The holiday hit is Spotify's most-streamed Christmas song of all time, with over 800 million plays coming from the streaming service alone. "All I Want For Christmas Is You" also has more than 670 million views on YouTube since it was uploaded in 2009.
You can browse her songs below 👇
Aaaand The Christmas King - Michael Bublé 🤴🏻
Michael Bublé's claim to Christmas fame would be his properly named "Christmas" album -
which was first released in 2011. It topped the charts that year, and has returned to the top
10 in every single holiday season that followed.
So far, the collection of festive favourites has sold over 12 million copies worldwide.
The album’s tracklisting features some of the most beloved holiday songs of all time, including “White Christmas”, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”, “Silent Night” and “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”. Michael also covered Mariah Carey’s aforementioned modern-day classic, “All I Want For Christmas”.
You can find a 2020 special rendition of Bublé's classic "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" below, which was posted just last week 👇
“Knowing that I’ll be invited into people’s homes for such an important holiday, it’s a big deal to me. It’s a huge honour. I feel really sentimental about the holiday season.”
- Michael Bublé
Browse his songs below 👇
Have A Holly Jolly Christmas! 🥰
This year, official UK sales and streams of Christmas classics are up over 50% compared to the same week last year, mostly powered by streaming platforms.
On top of that, this is the earliest on record that both of the above artists have entered the top charts. Guess people are really looking forward to some Christmas vibes to cheer themselves up after the rough year.