Dec 09 2010

All I Want For Christmas Is You Is The #1 Holiday Song In Digital History

Mariah Carey's zesty "All I Want For Christmas Is You" has sold more copies than any other holiday song in digital history. The song has sold 1,715,000 downloads since she introduced it in 1994.

Nielsen/SoundScan maintains a list of the 200 holiday songs that have sold the most digital copies and Mariah tops the list at #1 with her holiday classic All I Want For Christmas Is You

1. Mariah Carey, "All I Want For Christmas Is You," 1,715,000. Carey was 24 in 1994 when she introduced this song on her album Merry Christmas.     

All I Want For Christmas Is You-Extra Festive is featured on Mariah's new holiday album Merry Christmas II You available at all retailers now!  

Mariah is also only one of two song writers to have 2 songs included on the list. Mariah shares the writing credit on the hit  song "Where Are You Christmas?" # 7 on the list from the soundtrack to Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Mariah shares co-writing credit with James Horner and Will Jennings.

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