News Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" Is Finally a Top 10 Song So Yes, She's the Holiday Queen By Jonathan Borge Jonathan Borge Instagram Twitter Jonathan Borge is a writer and editor living in New York City. His writing has appeared in Glamour, Refinery29, Forbes, and PAPER, among other publications. Plus, he's held staff positions at Marie Claire, InStyle, and OprahDaily.com. Currently, he's the Senior Entertainment Editor at Bustle Digital Group's Elite Daily, where he oversees digital covers, features and profiles, freelance essays, and strategy for the site's TV/Movies and Celebrity and Music sub-verticals.He primarily writes about pop culture and style, and has a passion for telling LGBTQ+ and Latinx stories. When he's not working, he's likely waiting for Lady Gaga to announce her next tour. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on December 19, 2017 @ 10:45AM Pin Share Tweet Email You’d think a song as popular as “All I Want for Christmas Is You” has spent plenty of time in the limelight, right? Well, the truth is that it hadn’t received the acclaim it deserved—until now. This week, we’ve learned that 23 years after Mariah Carey released the hit holiday jam in 1994, it finally earned major music industry respect by landing in the No. 9 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Courtesy So how’d Carey, the undisputed Queen of Christmas, feel about the honor? “This is such an amazing Christmas gift!” She told Billboard. “As a songwriter, I feel so honored to have this song reach Billboard’s [Hot 100] top 10 for the first time. I honestly never thought we’d be talking about this happening, but I’m so thankful to everyone who embraces this song as part of their holiday tradition.” She added, “It truly warms my heart, and I am proud of this song that I wrote basically as a kid on my little Casio keyboard.” James Devaney/WireImage Kim Kardashian's Christmas Plans Are as Extravagant as You'd Expect For Carey, this marks her 28th jam on the Hot 100 top 10. Since 1994, she’s continued to perform the festive song year after year, always turning to sparkly outfits as she hits the stage. On Monday, she took to Instagram to send her fans a sweet holiday message. “Happy Holidays #lambily.. thank you for coming out and making it so festive!” She captioned an image of herself posing in a plunging red look next to her Christmas tree. ’Tis the season!