Mariah Carey can retire on “All I Want for Christmas Is You” money.
Since its release 23 years ago, the seasonal single has earned Carey more than $60 million in royalty checks. (The Economist)
The 1994 Christmas classic reached the Billboard Top 10 this holiday season. It’s been played more than 200 million times on Spotify -- including more than eight-million times on Christmas Day alone. And fans watched the song's video more than 100 million times on YouTube in December.