It was a double whammy night time for Mariah Carey! Songbird surprised in a glowing costume to mild up the Empire State Building, and the ceremonial act was shortly adopted by the airing of her Christmas-themed efficiency on ‘The Late Late Show.’
Double the Mariah Carey, double the enjoyable! The queen of Christmas served us with two glamorous, holiday-spirited appearances on Dec. 17. First up was the sparkly silver robe that Mariah rocked to pay a visit to the Empire State Building, the place she lit up the New York City skyscraper in honor of the 25th anniversary of her Merry Christmas album. A music and lightweight present commenced to the tune of the album’s most iconic hit, “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”
The vacation enjoyable rolled into Mariah’s pre-taped efficiency on The Late Late Show with James Corden, on which she’ll function the resident Christmas singer for its Dec. 17, 18 and 19 exhibits! To kick-start this three-day fest of vacation cheer, Mariah took the stage on the Dec. 17 episode of James Corden’s late night time present to carry out her upbeat 2010 observe, “Oh Santa!” It was a vigorous efficiency with soulful backup singers and an cute group of younger background dancers, topped off by the glowing, purple robe that Mariah graced the stage in. Sparkles and Mimi are a robust mixture.
James first stunned followers together with his three-day music visitor on Tuesday morning. The Twitter account for his speak present shared a throwback clip from their Christmas-themed version of Carpool Karaoke from 2016, writing, “We must be on Santa’s nice list because @MARIAHCAREY IS PERFORMING CHRISTMAS MUSIC ON OUR SHOW TONIGHT, TOMORROW AND THURSDAY!” Of course, followers freaked out within the mentions — particularly contemplating it is a particular yr for Mariah to return to her Christmas music roots.
Just a day earlier than Mariah took the stage on The Late Late Show, it was introduced that her vacation anthem “All I Want For Christmas Is You” peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” chart — on the tune’s 25th anniversary, no much less! This is the primary time Mariah’s traditional hit claimed the coveted spot since its launch in 1994. Thanks to this milestone, Mariah made historical past by having probably the most No. 1 songs on the “Hot 100” chart as a solo artist (19 tracks complete).
It’s virtually like Mariah foreshadowed all the massive issues coming her means this Christmas season! Right after we flipped our calendars from Halloween to November 1st, Songbird additionally celebrated the arrival of the vacations by filming a cute skit that concerned a cellphone name from Santa Claus and, in fact, a snippet from “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”