Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' Is Best-Selling Holiday Ringtone Ever
Yuletide Classic Becomes First & Only Seasonal Mastertone To Achieve RIAA Certification
America's cell phones are ringing with the seasonal sounds of Mariah Carey's holiday classic, "All I Want For Christmas Is You," the first and only seasonal Mastertone to achieve an RIAA certification. The Mastertone has been certified Gold by the RIAA for
sales of 500,000 units.
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" was first heard as a key track on Mariah Carey's Merry Christmas album. Originally released in 1994, Merry Christmas has gone on to become one of the top-selling holiday collections of all time, selling more than 11 million copies worldwide while earning 5x platinum certification from the RIAA. The album is currently #24 on the SoundScan Digital Albums chart and #13 on the Top Catalog Albums chart.
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" is currently #9 on the SoundScan Top 200 Hot Digital Tracks chart.
To hear Mariah's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" ringtone, please visit http://www.sonymusicbox.com
and find out how to purchase it for your cellphone.
Cingular is offering Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
as a free "answertone" to its customers until December 27, 2006.