“All I Want for Christmas Is You” is a song recorded by American singer Mariah Carey for her fourth studio album and first-holiday album, Merry Christmas (1994). Written and produced by Carey and Walter Afanasieff, the song was released as the lead single from the album on October 29, 1994. The track is an uptempo love song that includes bell chimes, backing vocals, and synthesizers. The song has become a Christmas standard and continues to surge in popularity each holiday season.

“All I Want for Christmas Is You” received critical acclaim, with The New Yorker describing it as “one of the few worthy modern additions to the holiday canon”. The song became a global success, topping the charts in twenty-eight countries including Australia, Canada, France and Germany. In 2019, it topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for the first time, 25 years after its original release, thereby breaking several records, including the longest trip to number one.

With an estimated sales of over 14 million copies worldwide, “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is the best-selling holiday song by a female artist, and one of the best-selling physical singles in music history. The song is certified Diamond by RIAA, denoting sales of 10 million copies in the United States, becoming the first and only holiday song to accomplish this feat.

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