Mariah Carey is once again the queen of the charts.
According to The Associated Press, the singer's ubiquitous holiday track, "All I Want for Christmas Is You," has finally climbed to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 – a quarter-century after the song was released on her 1994 album, "Merry Christmas."
The honor, which Billboard announced Monday, is a first for Carey's hit, which reached the No. 3 spot in December 2018 and again last week. The new ranking marks her 19th No. 1 song ever – the most for a solo artist, the magazine said. Among all acts, only the Beatles had more Hot 100 chart-toppers, with 20.
The last time a holiday song reached No. 1 was in in 1958 and 1959, when the Chipmunks' "The Chipmunk Song" reigned, Billboard said.
After learning of her achievement Monday, Carey took to Twitter to celebrate the news.
"We did it," she wrote to her 21.4 million followers.
We did it 😭❤️🐑🎄🦋 https://t.co/Cp80uhYdI9— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) December 16, 2019
Current mood 🥳😘 pic.twitter.com/W9jVBDvedt— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) December 17, 2019
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