Mariah Carey, American pop singer, has been featured in the Guinness Wold Records for her hit single, ‘All I Want For Christmas is You.’
A statement on the official website of Guinness World Records disclosed that the singer achieved the feat for producing the highest-charting song on the Billboard US Hot 100 by a solo artist.
It added that Carey’s song also fetched “the Guinness World Records titles for most streamed track on Spotify in 24 hours (female) (10,819,009 streams in December 2018) and most weeks in the UK singles Top 10 chart for a Christmas song (20) titles.”
Michael Empric, Guinness World Records adjudicator, in a post on the website, extolled the singer’s classic song.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Mariah Carey into the Guinness World Records family through her incredible achievements for her hit single,” Empric said.
It’s official – we’re pleased to congratulate the Queen of Christmas @MariahCarey on her record for the highest-charting holiday song on the @Billboard US Hot 100 by a solo artist for her iconic holiday single #AllIWantForChristmasIsYou
— GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) November 25, 2019
“This song has become a holiday staple, and it is very fitting to recognize this iconic tune in the 2020 book on its 25th anniversary celebration.”
The award-winning songwriter also took to her social media pages to break the news to her fans, posing with a certificate of the award and beaming with smiles.
“Thank you so much Guinness World Records for honoring me with three records in the 2020 book! Michael from @guinnessworldrecords presented me with a certificate on stage, so naturally, I asked him to join us for the #AllIWantForChristmasIsYou finale!,” she wrote on Instagram.
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Thank you so much Guinness World Records for honoring me with three records in the 2020 book! Michael from @guinnessworldrecords presented me with a certificate on stage, so naturally, I asked him to join us for the #AllIWantForChristmasIsYou finale! 😉🎅💝 📸 Denise Truscello
The hit single, first debuted on October 29, 1994, as part of the singer’s first holiday album ‘Merry Christmas,’ has become popular especially during Christmas.
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