Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas is the most streamed and profitable Christmas song of all time. Last Christmas by Wham and Santa Tell Me by Ariana Grande earned the second and third highest amount of revenue respectively. Michael Bublé has three of his songs in the top 40.
Music star Mariah Carey achieved the Diamond Award in recognition of All I want for Christmas is you as number one billboard greatest of all time holiday 100 songs. The singer shared the news with her fans on Instagram with beautiful festive photos and the award.
Also, a new study conducted by expert casino comparison site CasinoBee analysed Spotify data to establish which of the UK’s favourite Christmas songs produced the most profit and which artist takes home the largest paycheque each Christmas.
Mariah’s Christmas song was streamed over a billion times and was revealed as the most profitable, earning the artist £2,819,867.93 due to Spotify streams alone.
The second most profitable Christmas song is Last Christmas by Wham. The song has 746,670,471 streams with earnings of almost £2.1 million.
Ariana Grande’s Santa Tell Me is the third most profitable Christmas song due to Spotify streams. The song released in 2014 has since been streamed over half a billion times, giving Ariana Grande a revenue of £1.5 million.
Michael Bublé has three songs in the UK’s top 40 – It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Holly Jolly Christmas and Santa Claus is Coming to Town. The profits of these three songs combined are £2,833,203.41. In fact, Michael Bublé’s Christmas (Deluxe Special Edition) has made £7,013,775.47 from Spotify streams alone.
White Christmas by Bing Crosby is the fourth most popular Christmas song, earning £1,361,218.58 due to Spotify streams of 486 million. This is only a fraction of what the star will have earned since the song’s release.
The fifth most profitable Christmas song is Nat King Cole’s The Christmas Song. The song has been streamed 475 million times and earning £1,332,441 since it was uploaded to Spotify.
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