LOS ANGELES – Singer Mariah Carey’s All I Need For Christmas Is You has hit one billion streams on Spotify and, as a reward, she received to fulfill Santa.
In a Christmas day publish final Saturday (Dec 25), the 52-year-old star shared a collection of festive pictures, one in every of which was her posing with Santa and a plaque from Spotify. Different pictures featured her two youngsters in addition to her boyfriend, dance choreographer Bryan Tanaka, 38, with all of them in checked pyjamas.
Her 1994 tune, which has since turn out to be a contemporary Christmas basic, additionally topped Billboard’s Sizzling 100 charts for the third yr operating over the vacations.
The unprecedented achievement makes Carey the primary artiste to have the identical tune at No. 1 on the chart three separate occasions, in accordance with Billboard.
A Yahoo report on Dec 24 said that she earns at the very least US$0.01 (S$0.014) each time the tune performs, in accordance with music information analytics agency MRC Information.
The article stated she made US$1.7 million from streams of her music alone in 2019, with the determine rising to US$1.9 million final yr (2020).
In a separate publish, she thanked Spotify and her followers, referred to as Lambily, and everybody who streamed her tune “so as to add a bit little bit of festivity to the season”.
She added: “I actually recognize each one in every of these one billion streams.”