I’ve by no means been one for exaggerations, so please perceive that I really imply it after I say that Mariah Carey has saved the vacations. The queen of Christmas music has topped herself — which is sensible as a result of nobody else may ever — and has given us a vacation collaboration that appears like what I think about an angels’ choir does. In a transfer that solely essentially the most optimistic of us may ever want for, Carey teamed up with Jennifer Hudson and Ariana Grande for “Oh Santa,” a festive jam that makes you neglect the world is actually burning and virtually stay up for the vacations!
Carey first teased fans with the collaboration on Oct. 9, posting a photograph of three chairs with every diva’s initials on them. All of us had our enjoyable guessing who the other two could be, however in our coronary heart of hearts, we knew. And good golly, Miss Molly, we had been proper! The music video is stuffed with all types of Christmas cheer that can soften essentially the most Grinch-esque of hearts, and Carey, Hudson, and Grande remind us that the most effective is even higher than the most effective after they’re collectively! These harmonies? That whistle-tone duet? What else may we’ve got requested Santa for?
The monitor dropped on Dec. four because the lead single to the soundtrack of Carey’s vacation particular on Apple TV+, Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special, which debuted on the identical day. Whew, the vocal runs alone may have you drunker than your cousin’s particular eggnog. Since phrases won’t ever be sufficient to explain the amazingness that’s this vacation collaboration, do your self a favor and take a look at the video above! I am already on my umpteenth replay, and would possibly even be placing up the Christmas tree later.