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WATCH | The mini-documentary about the making of Mariah Carey's festive hit has been released

The Christmas single was released back in 1994 and has become a festive classic

2019-12-11

Words: Steve Brown

Amazon Music have released the mini-documentary about the making of  Mariah Carey’s classic Christmas song ‘All I Want For Christmas is You’.

The mini-documentary, Mariah Carey is Christmas: The Story of All I Want for Christmas is You, features the singer talking about the making process as well as additional commentary from Randy Jackson, Mariah’s longtime collaborator.

And now, Amazon Music have released the full mini-documentary to get you into the festive spirit.

Watch the documentary below: 

Mariah Carey says: “As we continue to celebrate the 25th anniversary of All I Want for Christmas Is You, it was important for me to share part of the story behind this song that still brings me joy every year.

“I hope you enjoy Amazon Music’s special glimpse into the magic of this song. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!”

“The success of ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ is unlike anything we’ve ever seen from a Christmas hit on Amazon Music – it’s consistently the most popular song on our service globally during the festive season,” says Ryan Redington, Director of Amazon Music.

“We were thrilled to be able to work with Mariah and those closest to her to document the making of this enduring hit, and share their stories with our customers.”

‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ was released back in 1994 and has stood up against the test of time and racked up 36 cumulative weeks at Number 1 on Billboards Christmas chart since 2011 - the highest any Christmas song in history has charted.

On Thanksgiving this year, 'All I Want for Christmas is You' by Mariah Carey hit #1 on Amazon Music’s overall top streamed songs chart globally.

Watch the video for the festive classic below: