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9 Reasons Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ Is the Best Holiday Song of All Time

2 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The holidays aren’t here until Mariah Carey says so. But when you hear "All I Want For Christmas Is You" -- that’s it. It’s time.

That’s just the way it’s been since 1994, when the jolly diva dropped that musical gift under our tree. Now a ubiquitous modern-day classic, its tambourine-shaking, bell-ringing, high note-hitting joyfulness could turn even Grumpy Cat’s frown upside down.

Video: Who Covered Carey's 'Christmas' Best?

Here are nine tributes to the original song that prove – even now, 20 years later – that all we want for Christmas is Mariah:

1. Magic Mariah

Not even elves or jiving gingerbread men can upstage a diva (watch as she even throws them some shade). When Carey belted the tune in 2004 at the Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade, the magic wasn’t happening inside the kingdom – it was happening on that stage.

2. Holly, Jolly and Retro

The lesser-known music video for "All I Want »

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Have a Very '90s (and Early '00s) Christmas

6 hours ago | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Is it even possible to reminisce about Christmas in the '90s without getting Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas" or *Nsync's "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays" stuck in your head? How about TLC's "Sleigh Ride"? And I still have a vivid memory of listening to Adam Sandler's hilarious classic "The Chanukah Song" on the radio back before the days of Spotify. If you want to take a trip down holiday season memory lane, listen to our '90s - and early '00s, because it just wouldn't be complete without Britney Spears and Destiny's Child - playlist below! For more holiday tunes, get our romantic Christmas playlist here. "8 Days of Christmas," Destiny's Child "All I Want For Christmas," Mariah Carey "All I Want Is You (This Christmas)," *Nsync "Baby It's Cold Outside," Vanessa Williams and Bobby Caldwell "Carolina Christmas," Squirrel Nut Zippers "The Chanukah Song," Adam Sandler »

- Tara-Block

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Nick Cannon Opens Up About Life After Mariah Carey

13 hours ago | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Nick Cannon hasn’t left the spotlight since breaking it off from Mariah Carey. So what’s life been like for the TV personality after leaving his six-year marriage? In the clip above, our Gossip Table panelists spill the details. And in the gallery below, check out more of this year’s shocking celebrity breakups.

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In other news, Kanye West is one of music’s most recognizable faces, but that fact didn’t help him at the airport. Watch the video below for more, then refresh your memory about Yeezy’s music videos from the pre-Kardashian era.

For more celebrity gossip and entertainment news, go to VH1 Celebrity.

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- Rahsheeda Ali

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Ariana Grande's New Christmas Song: How it Compares to Mariah's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'

24 November 2014 5:55 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Ariana Grande's  Mariah Carey comparisons continue!

The 21-year-old "Love Me Harder" singer dropped a new holiday song on Monday titled "Santa Tell Me," but is the holiday upbeat tune similar to Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You"?

Both songs showcase both singers' powerful vocal ranges, and they are both about wanting love during the holidays.

The lyrics for "Santa Tell Me" say, "Santa tell me if you're really there. Don't make me fall in love again if he won't be here next year. Santa tell me if he really cares 'cause I can’t give it all away if he won't be here next year."

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You can listen to it here.

Now throw back to 20 years ago, and listen to "All I Want for Christmas." Carey asks Santa, "Won't you bring me the one I really need? Won't you please bring my baby to me?"

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Listen to Ariana Grande’s New Christmas Song

24 November 2014 9:55 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

How is Ariana Grande attempting to achieve Mariah Carey–style dominance over the pop market? Steps 1 and 2 ("Look like Mariah Carey" and "Sound like Mariah Carey," respectively) have already been accomplished, and now it's time for Step 3: Record a potential new addition to the Christmas canon, the way Carey did with "All I Want for Christmas Is You." Last year's Christmas Kisses Ep failed to provide Grande with a future classic, so she's trying again this year with a new Christmas single, "Santa Tell Me." The good news is that it sounds nothing like Mariah. The bad news is that it sounds just like Amy Grant. They can't all be "Drummer Boy." »

- Nate Jones

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X Factor Jukebox song choices revealed: What will the quarter-finalists sing?

24 November 2014 8:32 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The X Factor's fans have spoken - and this week's Jukebox tracks have been revealed.

As the competition reaches the quarter-final stage, each act will perform two songs - one of which has been chosen by public vote from a shortlist of three options per act.

Find out who will be singing what - and listen to the original versions of each track - below...

Ben Haenow

Ben will sing 'Thinking Out Loud', Ed Sheeran's chart-topping single from his most recent album x.

Andrea Faustini

Andrea will perform Mariah Carey's platinum-selling global smash hit 'Hero' this weekend.

Fleur East

Fleur will be singing 'If I Ain't Got You', Alicia Keys' Grammy-winning single from her second studio album The Diary of Alicia Keys.

Lauren Platt

Lauren will be singing Swedish House Mafia's final single 'Don't You Worry Child', which topped the UK charts in 2012.

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American Music Awards 2014 Live-Blog

23 November 2014 4:54 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Get ready to have your hair blown back by the 2014 American Music Awards. Broadcast live on ABC from The Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, there's promise of lots of Iggy Azalea -- the night's nominations leader -- opening act Taylor Swift, singer Ariana Grande, a Lil Wayne sighting and more Follow along in our live blog below. 5:00pm Est: Did you know the American Music Awards are three hours long? That's why this intro is 15 minutes long. 5:02: Taylor Swift's "Blank Space is up first. If you're not familiar, it's the new single from her runaway hit album "1989" and is by far her Crazy-craziest-eyed song ever. How many men will she kill in this performance? 5:04 I lost count of dead ex-lovers. Is this "Fury?" Did you see that perfectly set of crazy eyes? She's on her knees pulling her best "Bad Romance." I'm kind of in love with her now, »

- Katie Hasty

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Mariah Carey “Obsessed” With Christmas?

19 November 2014 3:22 PM, PST | GossipCop | See recent GossipCop news »

Mariah Carey is so obsessed with Christmas that she decorates her entire home with "lights, trees and snow globes" beginning every November 1, claims In Touch. The tab goes on to report that one of the reasons she’s such a “fanatic” and brings in the holiday season as "early as possible" is that it gives her an excuse to watch herself in the music video for her 1994 song "All I Want for Christmas Is You." For real? »

- Erica Tempesta

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What Topic Is Off Limits When Interviewing Mariah Carey?

19 November 2014 8:15 AM, PST | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen has released a new book and he dropped juicy tidbits about his 2013 Mariah Carey interview. Cohen revealed Carey won’t talk about a certain topic during sit-downs. What is it?

Meanwhile, Real Housewives Of Atlanta’s Apollo Nida spoke with In Touch magazine about his drama with Phaedra Parks. Despite Parks’ claims that she’s done with Nida, the convicted businessman says his estranged wife will be visiting him while he’s serving his eight-year prison sentence. Who’s telling the truth? Watch the clip below for details.

For more celebrity gossip and entertainment news, go to VH1 Celebrity.

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- Rahsheeda Ali

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Kristen Bell Sings the Most Tech-Savvy Holiday Jam: 'Text Me Merry Christmas'

17 November 2014 1:02 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

It's not exactly a Mariah Carey "All I Want for Christmas Is You," but Kristen Bell's new holiday tune is going viral and is sure to make you "Lol."

The Frozen actress and a capella group Straight No Chaser have joined forces for "Text Me Merry Christmas," which makes getting a good old SMS into a delightful Christmas carol.

The song is just as silly as it is catchy.

News: Kristen Bell Plays Mary Poppins

Bell, 34, starts the song by texting someone from far away and sings, "So please remember this December to fully charge your phone."

Sounding just as beautiful as her character Anna in Frozen, Bell belts, "Just a word or two of text from you will remind me you're still there. You don't have to add much to it. One smiley face will do."

News: Kristen Bell Loves 'Frozen' Even More Than Your Kids

Cue the guy part of the song »

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Top Videos: Christoph Waltz's Sesame Street Theme, "Gotham Begins," Box of Lies with Channing Tatum

13 November 2014 8:05 PM, PST | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

This week, Anderson Cooper found out that his colleagues hate his new scented candle, and Christoph Waltz gave a dramatic reading of the Sesame Street theme. Hulu unveiled the trailer for Season 2 of its series The Wrong Mans, and Bryan Cranston narrated a children's book called You Have to F---ing Eat. Also, in late night news, Channing Tatum and Jimmy Fallon played a rousing game of "Box of Lies" on The Tonight Show, and Jack McBrayer recalled the time he clocked Mariah Carey in the face with a Frisbee. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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- TV Guide News

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Best of Late Night TV: Jennifer Lawrence's Platonic Colonic and Channing Tatum's Box of Lies (Video)

12 November 2014 10:26 PM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

Let's kick things off with Channing Tatum, who played a rowdy game of "Box of Lies" with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show." Not only was he the first male guest to ever play the game, he had to describe Et phoning home in a sleeping bag covered in crowns. No bigs.

Jennifer Lawrence stopped by "Late Show" and wasted no time talking about her chronic stomach issues. Long story short, she wants to get a "Platonic Colonic" with Josh Hutcherson. Totally normal friendship bonding session.

It's a well-established fact that Jennifer Lawrence hates singing, so naturally David Letterman forced her to croon with him on national television. The results? »

- Mehera Bonner

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Nick Cannon Bringing Back Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

12 November 2014 8:30 PM, PST | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Who would know better about the lifestyles of the rich and famous than Nick Cannon. The soon to be ex-husband of Mariah Carey has lived a privileged life due to his own work and his marriage. Now he is teaming up with NBC to bring back the former show, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. The former 90s show (not related to Good Charlotte’s old song) gave us an inside look of rich peoples homes. The show previous had a good run but ended a few years before reality TV became big. Nick will show the homes from his Pov and it will also give charity coverage of those uber wealthy people. No word on when we can expect the show to return.

I am happy for Nick, since he will likely need a high profile job to stay on top. Without being tied to Mariah, he needs to »

- Sarah Peel

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Randy Jackson Leaving 'American Idol' (For Real)

12 November 2014 6:15 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The Dawg is done.

Randy Jackson announced yesterday that he is leaving "American Idol" after 13 seasons as a judge and mentor. The former musician and producer has been with the Fox reality competition from the start.

"After 13 seasons, I felt now was the perfect time to leave 'American Idol,,'" he said in a statement to Deadline. "I'm proud to have been a part of a series that discovered some incredible artists and will go down in history as one of the most successful television shows ever. A true original, Idol started it all. Onto what's next."

Jackson first tried to leave "Idol" in 2013, after season 12 ended. It was a tumultuous time for the once-juggernaut program - Jackson's fellows judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey departed, leaving only Keith Urban on the panel. "Idol" invited Jackson back as a mentor, to replace Jimmy Iovine, and he accepted.

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- Kelly Woo

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Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Julianne Hough and More Celebs Have Some Serious Puppy Love—See All Their Adorable Pics!

11 November 2014 5:42 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Celebrities love to pamper their pets and some even treat their pups like their very own children! If you go on Instagram, you'll notice that many celebs like Nina Dobrev and Jessica Biel frequently snap pics of their cute pets (and many of them even take selfies together!) Julianne Hough posed topless with her dog Lexi after stepping out of the shower, while Lady Gaga totes around her lil' one everywhere with her—even to Berlin! Mariah Carey doesn't mind hitting the streets to take her doggy Cha Cha for a walk, while Nikki Reed posed on the set of a photo shoot with a sweet dog to promote her new line of collars and leashes that she designed to help promote animal welfare. Click »

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Randy Jackson Exiting American Idol: Why It's Great News for Season 14

11 November 2014 4:50 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Dawg has (once again) (finally) left the House That Kelly Clarkson Built.

Randy Jackson announced today that he will not return as a mentor (or in any other capacity) for Season 14 of American Idol — and whatever feelings of nostalgia you may or may not have about his run on Fox’s reality juggernaut, his exit is long, long overdue.

“After 13 seasons, I felt now was the perfect time to leave,” Jackson told our sister site Deadline, in a statement. “I’m proud to have been a part of a series that discovered some incredible artists and will go down »

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Randy Jackson Leaves 'American Idol' After 13 Seasons

11 November 2014 4:34 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Randy Jackson announced today that he will not be returning for Season 14 of American Idol. Here's what the veteran music producer had to say in a statement to Deadline about leaving the series.

"After 13 seasons, I felt now was the perfect time to leave American Idol. I'm proud to have been a part of a series that discovered some incredible artists and will go down in history as one of the most successful television shows ever. A true original, Idol started it all. Onto what's next."

Randy Jackson was one of the original American Idol judges alongside Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul when the show first debuted in 2002. He stayed on as a judge for the first 12 seasons, before he announced in May 2013 that he would be leaving the show. Just a few months later, he came back in a new role as a mentor for Season 13, working with contestants »

- MovieWeb

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Eminem Praises Ray Rice with Violent Lyric Against Lana Del Rey

11 November 2014 9:13 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

What's Eminem got against Lana Del Rey?!

In a new video released in promotion of the rapper's Shady Xv compilation, he not only calls out the "Summertime Sadness" singer but he also references former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice's domestic abuse scandal.

The controversial lyrics, which can be heard at 15:37 in the rhyme, reads: "But I may fight for gay rights, especially if they dyke is more of a knockout than Janay Rice/ Play nice? B**ch I’ll punch Lana Del Rey right in the face twice, like Ray Rice in broad daylight in the plain sight of the elevator surveillance/ ’Til her head is banging on the railing, then celebrate with the Ravens."

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The "elevator surveillance" line refers to when Rice was caught hitting his then fiancee (now wife) on an elevator camera.

This wouldn't be the first time Eminem has gone after a female pop star »

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You Can Stop Asking Jennifer Lopez About Ben Affleck Now

7 November 2014 9:15 AM, PST | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

While celebrating her new memoir True Love at New York’s 92nd Street Y on Thursday night, powerhouse Jennifer Lopez couldn’t stress enough that when it comes to her ex-fiancé Ben Affleck, she is Beyond. Over. It. Seriously, it was so 2004. While she admits calling off their engagement was her “first big heartbreak,” there is so much more to her story. “There was one line about Ben, and it’s the one everybody wanted to know about,” she said. So let’s all move on, shall we?

“I don’t know, maybe because it was so public… I was at the height really of the J.Lo days and the fame was really big at that moment,” she admits. “It was just a hard situation.” But after mentioning the topic in her book, the media can’t stop reliving the past. Based on how she handled the subject last night, »

- Taylor Ferber

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You Won’t Believe These Crazy Hollywood Jobs Actually Exist

7 November 2014 5:00 AM, PST | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

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Personal assistants, bodyguards, hair stylists, and makeup artists are child’s play compared to other bizarre celebrity employment opportunities. When you’re as famous as Kim Kardashian, as successful as Mariah Carey, or as royal as Queen Elizabeth II, you hire people to do everything. A human alarm clock? Duh. Someone to protect and care for your bras? Obviously. A coach to school you in the ways of life? Why not. For the rich and famous, there’s no limit to spending or entourage size. Hop into the gallery above to see some of the oddest jobs and most extreme ways celebs spend their hard-earned cash when they’re not partying like we know they can.

Take a look at the security detail tasked with protecting America’s first family: Kimye.

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- Taylor Ferber

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