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Nov 19, 2018

Mariah Carey Receives Pandora Billionaire Plaque

Mariah Carey Receives Pandora Billionaire PlaqueMariah Carey was presented with a Billions plaque for having close to 5 billion spins on the music streaming app Pandora. Carey is also Pandora’s all-time leader for holiday songs with over 308 million spins alone for her classic “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”


Mariah Carey shared her go-to songs to get into the holiday spirit, “Some of my favorite holiday songs are Nat King Cole’s ‘The Christmas Song,’ I love the Jackson 5’s whole album and I love Donny Hathaway’s ‘This Christmas.’ There are so many! Phil Spector has an incredible Christmas album and there’s the Motown Christmas album. Lots of good Christmas music playing in my house all season long.”

Need a playlist to get you into the holiday feels? Play Pandora’s top holiday songs of all time on repeat:

  1. Mariah Carey “All I Want For Christmas Is You”
  2. Andy Williams “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”
  3. Brenda Lee “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree”
  4. Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters” “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas”
  5. Andy Williams “Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season”
  6. Gene Autry “Here Comes Santa Claus”
  7. Frank Sinatra “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
  8. Nat King Cole “The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)”
  9. Thurl Ravenscroft “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch”
  10. Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”

Mariah’s latest holiday smash is also a great Christmas playlist addition: