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Statistics About The Most Played Christmas Song Of All Time

The most played Christmas song of all time is "All I Want for Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey, with over 327 million streams in 2020 alone.

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""All I Want for Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey is often cited as the most played Christmas song of all time."

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"It was recorded on a budget of around $200,000."

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"In the UK, "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has returned to the top 10 every year since its release."

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"It has sold over 16 million copies worldwide."

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"The song receives a radio airplay spike of over 500% every December."

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"It has been the number-one Christmas song on iTunes in more than 60 countries."

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"The song aggregates over 500 million streams on Spotify alone as of recent years."

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"The song has been performed live by Carey on numerous holiday TV specials."

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""All I Want for Christmas Is You" has earned more than $60 million in royalties since its release."

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"The music video for "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has over 700 million views on YouTube."

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"The song has been covered by numerous artists including Michael Bublé and Shania Twain."

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"The song typically returns to the top charts every December."

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"The song has been turned into an animated film released in 2017."

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"The song is often ranked as the most played Christmas song in shopping malls."

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""All I Want for Christmas Is You" consistently appears on Spotify's Top Holiday tracks list."

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""All I Want for Christmas Is You" was written by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff."

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"Each holiday season, the song typically hits the top streams on Amazon Music."

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"The song was first recorded in August 1994."

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"It took 25 years for "All I Want for Christmas Is You" to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100."

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"The song holds multiple Guinness World Records, including the highest-charting holiday song on the Billboard US Hot 100 by a solo artist."

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