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All I Want for Christmas Is You

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"All I Want for Christmas Is You"
Single by Mariah Carey
from the album Merry Christmas
B-side "Miss You Most (At Christmas Time)"
Released November 1, 1994[source?]
Format
  • CD single
  • 7”
  • cassette single
Genre
Length 4:01
Label Columbia
Writer(s)
Producer
  • Mariah Carey
  • Walter Afanasieff
Certification 2× Platinum + Gold (RIAA)
Mariah Carey singles chronology
"Anytime You Need a Friend"
(1994)
"All I Want for Christmas Is You"
(1994)
"Joy to the World"
(1994)

"All I Want for Christmas is You" is an extremely popular Christmas themed song first done by Mariah Carey for her fourth studio album Merry Christmas. It was first released in November 1994. The lyrics of the song declare that the protagonist doesn't care about the Christmas presents or lights and that all she is wanting is to be united alongside her lover for the Christmas holidays. The song has been remixed and covered by other musicians, such as The Cheetah Girls, Shania Twain, Miley Cyrus and John Mayer since it was introduced. The song's length is 4 minutes and 1 second.

The song has charted as high as number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number two on the UK Singles Chart.