Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Need for Christmas’ Tops Sizzling 100 for tenth Week – Billboard


Mariah Carey‘s “All I Need for Christmas Is You” tops the Billboard Sizzling 100 for a tenth week. With its newest body at No. 1, Carey turns into the third artist – and first lady – with three songs which have reigned for double-digit weeks. Carey topped the chart for 16 weeks with “One Candy Day,” with Boyz II Males, in 1995-96, and for 14 weeks with “We Belong Collectively” in 2005. Boyz II Males and Drake are the one different acts to have achieved such a triumphant triple.

Plus, SZA launches two songs within the Sizzling 100’s high 10 – “Kill Invoice,” at No. 3, and “No one Will get Me,” at No. 10 – each from her new album, S.O.S, which launches as her first No. 1 on the Billboard 200. She ups her rely to seven profession Sizzling 100 high 10s and, with the previous arrival, ties her highest rank, establishes a brand new high placement as a lead act and makes her highest debut.

The Sizzling 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming (official audio and official video), radio airplay and gross sales information. All charts (dated Dec. 24) will replace on Billboard.com Tuesday (Dec. 20). For all chart information, you may observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.

“Christmas,” on Columbia Information/Legacy Recordings, was first launched on Carey’s album Merry Christmas in 1994 and, as streaming has grown and vacation music has grow to be extra distinguished on streaming providers’ playlists, it first reached the Sizzling 100’s high 10 in December 2017 and first hit the highest 5 within the 2018 vacation season, earlier than reigning over the vacations in 2019 (for 3 weeks), 2020 (two), 2021 (three) and now 2022 (two to-date).

Streams, airplay & gross sales: “Christmas” drew 41.4 million streams (up 14%) and 33.1 million radio airplay viewers impressions (up 11%) and offered 11,000 downloads (up 86%) within the U.S. within the Dec. 9-15 monitoring week, in accordance with Luminate.

The track provides a 3rd week at No. 1, up from No. 3, on the Digital Track Gross sales chart, following frames on high in 2005 and 2019; dips to No. 2 after 17 complete weeks atop Streaming Songs; and rises 17-14 on Radio Songs, the place it hit a No. 12 excessive over the 1994 holidays and has returned to the highest 15 in every of the final 4 vacation seasons.

Third No. 1 of at 10 weeks or extra: Carey turns into the third artist, and first lady, with three songs which have dominated the Sizzling 100 for 10 or extra weeks. Right here’s a recap of the elite three acts to have earned the consideration – with Carey and Boyz II Males having teamed for one track under. Boyz II Males initiated the membership in 1996 and Drake grew to become its second member in 2018.

Mariah Carey:

  • 16 weeks, “One Candy Day,” with Boyz II Males, 1995-96
  • 14 weeks, “We Belong Collectively,” 2005
  • 10 weeks (to-date), “All I Need for Christmas Is You,” 2019-22


  • 10 weeks, “One Dance,” that includes WizKid & Kyla, 2016
  • 11 weeks, “God’s Plan,” 2018
  • 10 weeks, “In My Emotions,” 2018

Boyz II Males:

  • 13 weeks, “Finish of the Highway,” 1992
  • 14 weeks, “I’ll Make Like to You,” 1994
  • 16 weeks, “One Candy Day,” with Carey, 1995-96

“Christmas” is the forty third track to command the Sizzling 100 for 10 or extra weeks, a feat that underneath simply 4% of all 1,144 No. 1s have achieved. (Carey and Boyz II Males’s “One Candy Day” solely held the file for the chart’s longest reign for over 21 years, till Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” that includes Justin Bieber, matched it with 16 weeks on high in 2017. The songs now share the second-longest No. 1 keep, after Lil Nas X’s “Outdated City Highway,” that includes Billy Ray Cyrus, dominated for 19 weeks in 2019.)

No. 1 on each ‘Christmas’ Eve and Day: Amongst its 10 weeks at No. 1 on the Sizzling 100, Carey’s “Christmas” has led lists dated Dec. 24 (this yr) and Dec. 25 (2021). It, fittingly, turns into the one track to have topped Sizzling 100 charts dated each Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Longest span atop the Sizzling 100: Carey’s “Christmas” extends the longest span from a track’s first week at No. 1 on the Sizzling 100 to its newest, to only over three years (Dec. 21, 2019-Dec. 24, 2022).

Plus, the newest week atop the Sizzling 100 for “Christmas” extends Carey’s file for the longest span of an artist rating at No. 1 on the chart: 32 years and almost 5 months, relationship to her first week at No. 1 on the record dated Aug. 4, 1990, together with her debut single “Imaginative and prescient of Love.”

Most weeks at No. 1 for a vacation hit: Carey’s “Christmas” expands its file for essentially the most time atop the Sizzling 100 for a vacation track. The one different seasonal single to steer, “The Chipmunk Track,” by David Seville & the Chipmunks, spent 4 weeks at No. 1. (“‘The Chipmunk Track’ is likely one of the quickest breaking and quickest promoting data of 1958,” Billboard reported when the track first reigned, within the Dec. 22, 1958, challenge, including that it had grow to be the “greatest vendor since ‘Hound Canine’,” first made successful by Huge Mama Thornton after which Elvis Presley. “Gross sales metropolis by metropolis [for “Chipmunk”] have been astounding and it has been blaring out of radios, juke bins and loudspeaker techniques from New York to Los Angeles day by day for weeks.”)

Carey’s file 89th week atop Sizzling 100: With “Christmas,” Carey provides her record-extending 89th week at No. 1 on the Sizzling 100, relationship to the chart’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception.

Most Weeks at No. 1 on Sizzling 100:

  • 89, Mariah Carey
  • 60, Rihanna
  • 59, The Beatles
  • 54, Drake
  • 50, Boyz II Males
  • 47, Usher
  • 43, Beyoncé
  • 37, Michael Jackson
  • 34, Adele
  • 34, Elton John
  • 34, Bruno Mars

“Christmas” grew to become Carey’s nineteenth Sizzling 100 No. 1, essentially the most amongst soloists and one away from The Beatles’ general file 20. It additionally made Carey the primary artist to have ranked at No. 1 on the chart in 4 distinct a long time, relationship to her first week on the summit with “Imaginative and prescient of Love.” The track is moreover the one title to have led in 4 separate runs on the survey.

No. 1 on Vacation 100: “Christmas” concurrently crowns the multi-metric Vacation 100 chart for a fifty fifth week, of the chart’s 60 complete weeks for the reason that record originated in 2011. It has topped the tally for 40 consecutive weeks, relationship to the beginning of the 2015-16 vacation season, and guidelines because the high title on the Biggest of All Time Vacation 100 Songs chart.

Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Across the Christmas Tree,” initially launched in 1958, retains at its No. 2 Sizzling 100 excessive, with 40.9 million streams (up 19%), 26.7 million in radio airplay viewers (up 2%) and 5,000 offered (up 4%).

SZA scores two debuts within the Sizzling 100’s high 10 – “Kill Invoice,” at No. 3, and “No one Will get Me,” at No. 10 – each from her new album, S.O.S. Streaming drive the majority of each tracks, which start with 36.9 million and 25.1 million streams, respectively.

“Kill Invoice” debuts at No. 1 on Streaming Songs, the place it’s SZA’s first chief, and “No one Will get Me,” at No. 6. (Whereas the previous’s sum of uncooked streams is the week’s fourth-highest, the track tops the chart as a result of utility of weighting to all titles’ paid/subscription and ad-supported on-demand streams and programmed/radio streams.)

SZA ups her profession complete to seven Sizzling 100 high 10s and, with the doorway of “Kill Invoice,” ties her highest rank, establishes a brand new highest placement as a lead act and makes her strongest debut. Her earlier high 10s: as featured on Maroon 5’s “What Lovers Do” (No. 9, November 2017); with “All of the Stars,” with Kendrick Lamar (No. 7, March 2018), and “Good Days” (No. 9, February 2021); as featured on Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me Extra” (No. 3, July 2021); and with “I Hate U” (No. 7, December 2021). (SZA beforehand debuted at a No. 7 finest with each “Kiss Me Extra” and “I Hate U.”)

Concurrently, “Kill Invoice” begins at No. 1 on Sizzling R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Sizzling R&B Songs, which use the identical methodology because the Sizzling 100. SZA earns her third chief on the latter record, following “I Hate U” and “The Weekend” (in 2018), and her second No. 1 on the previous, after “I Hate U.”

The late Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock,” from 1957, drops 3-4 on the Sizzling 100 and the late Burl Ives’ “A Holly Jolly Christmas,” from 1964, backtracks 4-5, every slipping a spot from their respective highs reached in every of the final 4 vacation seasons.

Wham!’s “Final Christmas” hits a brand new finest Sizzling 100 rank, jingling 9-6, after the 1984 launch first reached the highest 10 in the course of the 2020 holidays and hit a previous No. 7 excessive final vacation season. It ascends with 28.9 million streams (up 15%), 23 million in radio attain (up 2%) and three,000 offered (up 7%).

Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” retreats 6-7 after spending its first six weeks on the Sizzling 100 at No. 1 beginning in November. It concurrently ascends to the highest of the Pop Airplay chart, the place it’s Swift’s tenth chief and first since “Delicate” in 2018. “Anti-Hero” leads Grownup Pop Airplay, the place it’s her ninth No. 1, for a fourth week. On Radio Songs, it holds at its No. 2 excessive (77 million, up 3%).

Andy Williams’ 1963 carol “It’s the Most Great Time of the Yr” rebounds 11-8 on the Sizzling 100; it hit a No. 5 excessive within the 2020 vacation season. The track’s newest week within the high 10 extends the late crooner’s file for the longest span of an act showing within the tier to 63 years, two months and two weeks, relationship to his first week within the high 10 with “Lonely Road,” on the chart dated Oct. 12, 1959.

Elsewhere within the Sizzling 100’s high 10, Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy” slides 7-9, after it topped the Oct. 29-dated chart, because it guidelines Radio Songs for a fifth week (78.3 million, primarily even week-over-week).

Once more, for all chart information, you may observe @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram and all charts (dated Dec. 24), together with the Sizzling 100 in its entirety, will refresh on Billboard.com tomorrow (Dec. 20).

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