Maria Carey

Mariah Carey is the Queen of Christmas — and 21st century marketing. Bend the knee. 

Key details for Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You:
1) 
Released in 1994
2) $60M+ in revenue (as of 2016)
3) $600K+ in revenue expected this year
4) 100M+ copies sold
5) It only took 15 minutes to write and compose
6) 2019 is the first time to reach #1 in the United States
7) It has reached #1 in 14 different countries

Highest ranking on Billboard Hot 100 by year:
1) 2013 – #21
2) 2014 – #26
3) 2015 – #35
4) 2016 – #11
5) 2017 – #9
6) 2018 – #3
7) 2019 – #1

All I Want for Christmas is You streams per year on Spotify:
1)
 2014 – 13M
2) 2016 – 61M
3) 2018 – 181M

Quick math on Mrs. Screens and All I Want for Christmas is You:
1) 602M 
total streams on Spotify for the entire world
2) Mrs. Screens decorates the house in early November
3) 60 days per year of Christmas celebration
4) 10 years w/ Spotify
5) 600 days of Christmas celebration
6) Mrs. Screens plays All I Want for Christmas is You ≈ 100 times per day (6K per year; 60K over ten years)
7) Mrs. Screens has accounted for 0.01% of the global streams and ≈ $6K in revenue for Mariah Carey

Top 5 holiday albums according to the RIAA:
1) 
Elvis’ Christmas Album by Elvis (1970)
2) Miracles: The Holiday Album by Kenny G (1994)
3) Now That’s What I Call Christmas! by various artists (2001)
4) A Fresh Aire Christmas by Mannheim Steamroller (1988)
5) Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Mannheim Steamroller ( 1984)

Top 5 countries ranked by share of Christmas streams on Christmas Day according to Spotify:
1) 
Sweden
2) Britain
3) Germany
4) Australia
5) United States

Top 5 states ranked by share of Christmas streams on Christmas Day:
1) 
New Hampshire
2) Utah
3) New York
4) Florida
5) California

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