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Mariah Carey, pictured performing at 2019 Billboard Music Awards, has topped the charts again with her signature Christmas hit. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Why 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' tops the charts every year (2022 included)

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Mariah Carey performs at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in 2014 in New York City. Patent authorities have decided she can't be the only "Queen of Christmas." Charles Sykes/Charles Sykes/Invision/AP hide caption

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Mariah Carey performs during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for dcp/Getty Images hide caption

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Mariah Carey performs during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. In 2020, she celebrated 30 years of releasing music, dubbed "MC30." Kevin Winter/Getty Images for dcp hide caption

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Thousands of new holiday songs have been released since 1994, but none have become standards in the way pop songs about Christmas routinely did in the '60s, '70s and '80s. What's the challenge of cracking the tiny yuletide canon? Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Are There No New Christmas Songs?

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Anderson .Paak's Oxnard, one of the year's most anticipated albums, is on our short list for the best new releases out on Nov. 16. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIDAL hide caption

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New Music Friday For Nov. 16: 7 Albums You Should Hear Now

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Radio-Friendly: The Kooks, Carey and More

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