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Mariah Carey's 'All I want for Christmas is You' finally hits No. 1 for first time ever

Christmas came early this year for Mariah Carey!
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017 file photo, Mariah Carey performs at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square in New York.

Well it only took 25 years, but Mariah Carey's hit song "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 list for the first time ever. 

Billboard announced Monday that Carey now has 19 career No. 1 hits on the Hot 100 chart, which is the second-most all-time behind The Beatles' record of 20. 

Carey's 1994 holiday hit has dominated Billboard's Holiday 100 chart through the years and has been No. 1 there for 38 weeks. 

Billboard's Hot 100 takes into account all-genre U.S. streaming, radio airplay and sales data. Since the song's release in 1994, the Christmas hit has reportedly earned Carey more than $60 million, according to The Economist.

The three decades it took for the song to hit No. 1 is the longest No. 1 journey ever, according to The New York Times

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According to Billboard, it's the first holiday hit to jingle its way right to the top since "The Chipmunk Song" in 1958-59. Yeah, THOSE Chipmunks. 

This year, Carey even found a fun way to declare right after Halloween that it was time to turn on the Christmas music. At 12:01 a.m. on Nov. 1, she posted a video where she magically transformed into Christmas pajamas, right as she got a call from Santa.