No More Mariah Carey: Guess Who's Leading the Christmas Charts This Year

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For the Past 11 Years, Mariah Carey Has Been Dominating the Christmas Charts With 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'. But This Year, One Song Is More Popular

For the past 11 years around Christmas time, Mariah Carey has been dominating the Billboard charts with her 1994 hit, ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’. But now, there is finally Christmas song that is more popular than Carey’s modern classic. And that song belongs to Paul McCartney

In 2012, ‘The Shins’ wonderfully covered McCartney’s ‘Wonderful Christmastime’, Included in a special Xmas compilation called ‘Holidays Rule’. This week, ‘The Shins’ won over Mariah Carey, which stands on No.2 on the chart. The song was originally released by Sir Paul at the winter of 1979.  

- All I Want For Christmas Is You

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These new numbers were published by ‘PlayNetwork’, The company responsible for music playing in stores and shopping malls. According to the company: “PlayNetwork helps brands use music and entertainment media to connect with more than 100 million people every day, through more than 100,000 locations in 110 countries. To create the list, PlayNetwork analyzed data from their retail partners and pulled the most-played songs this holiday season”. 

Coming in on No.3 on PlayNetwork’s list is ‘Christmas Time’ by Christina Aguilera, ‘Christmas Wrapping’ by ‘Waitresses’ stands in No.4 and Jack Johnson closes the Top 5 with ‘Someday At Christmas’.