This past Monday, the day before Christmas, saw a record set on Spotify: a song was streamed 10.8 million times. And it was a song that’s 24 years old!
The song was Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” reports the Associated Press.
In an Instagram, Carey called the record-breaking feat “an amazing Christmas gift,” the story says.
The previous most-streamed song on Spotify, the AP notes, was “SAD!” by rapper-singer XXXTentacion, which “logged 10.4 million streams…a day after his death in June.”
Now, one more time during this holiday season, here’s Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” This video, from YouTube, has been viewed more than half a billion times (!) since it was posted in 2009: