This is how much money Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is raking in
Since it debuted in 1994, Carey’s song has become a go-to Christmas pop song during the holidays, along with mainstays “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Holly Jolly Christmas.” The pop singer is raking in big bucks from its success.
The holiday hit is Spotify’s most-streamed Christmas song of all time, with more than 602 million plays on the streaming service alone. “All I Want For Christmas Is You” also has more than 605 million views on YouTube since it was uploaded to the platform in 2009.
The singer has earned more than $60 million in royalties from the song, according to a 2016 estimate by The Economist.
Following Carey’s hit, Spotify’s most-streamed Christmas songs include “Last Christmas” by Wham!, “Santa Tell Me” by Ariana Grande, “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” by Michael Buble and “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber.
When it comes to Spotify, “Last Christmas” has raked in about $1.5 million in streaming royalties, Grande’s song brought in about $1.1 million, Buble’s song raked in about $1 million and Bieber’s song brought in about $950,000. These numbers account for the total money earned since the songs were uploaded to the streaming service.