SAN FRANCISCO – Mariah Carey hasn’t performed in the Bay Area in a while, but her Christmas classic, “All I Want for Christmas is You,” sure did. On Christmas Eve, the 24-year-old song was played 10.8 million times, setting a new one-day streaming record on Spotify.

Upon learning that her record set a new record, Mimi went on Instagram, posting “Such an amazing Christmas gift! THANK YOU.”

Carey announced her ‘Caution World Tour’ last October, but there were no scheduled Bay Area performances in the Bay Area.

Until she comes… we’ll just have to sing along!

All I Want For Christmas Is You (lyrics)

I don’t want a lot for Christmas
There’s just one thing I need
I don’t care about the presents
Underneath the Christmas tree
I just want you for my own
More than you could ever know
Make my wish come true
All I want for Christmas
Is you
I don’t want a lot for Christmas
There is just one thing I need
I don’t care about the presents
Underneath the Christmas tree
I don’t need to hang my stocking
There upon the fireplace
Santa Claus won’t make me happy
With a toy on Christmas day
I just want you for my own
More than you could ever know
Make my wish come true
All I want for Christmas is you
You baby
I won’t ask for much this Christmas
I won’t even wish for snow
I’m just gonna keep on waiting
Underneath the mistletoe
I won’t make a list and send it
To the North Pole for Saint Nick
I won’t even stay awake to
Hear those magic reindeer click
‘Cause I just want you here tonight
Holding on to me so tight
What more can I do
Baby all I want for Christmas is you
You
All the lights are shining
So brightly everywhere
And the sound of children’s
Laughter fills the air
And everyone is singing
I hear those sleigh bells ringing
Santa won’t you bring me the one I really need
Won’t you please bring my baby to me
Oh I don’t want a lot for Christmas
This is all I’m asking for
I just want to see my baby
Standing right outside my door
Oh I just want him for my own
More than you could ever know
Make my wish come true
Baby all I want for Christmas is you
All I want for Christmas is you baby
All I want for Christmas is you baby

Songwriters: Mariah Carey / Walter N. Afanasieff

All I Want for Christmas Is You lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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