It’s time to hide your spooky costumes and start hanging your lanterns and Christmas lights because we’re about to begin the Christmas season. Don’t ask or argue because the Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey, has officially declared it!
On November 1, a day after Halloween, the superstar teased her Christmas comeback with a video clip that appears to be welcoming the festive season.
IT’S TIME!!! 🎄☃️ #MariahSZN pic.twitter.com/CtRsxYyLo8
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) November 1, 2022
The video, which has now garnered a whopping 21.2 million views on Twitter, sees Carey dressed up as a witch in a spooky forest, surrounded by bats, jack-o-lanterns, and flying calendars. As soon as the calendar date flips to November 1, the clip then shifts into color with Carey dressed up in a festive Santa suit.
“It’s time!” the Songbird Supreme says in her signature whistle register while her hit Christmas song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” plays in the background.
The singer even put the same phrase in her caption and used the tag “#MariahSZN,” officially marking the Christmas season.
As soon as Carey dropped her Christmas announcement, the internet was pumped and also welcomed the festive season. Twitter even became flooded with hilarious reactions and memes, including the famous yearly joke “Mariah Carey is defrosting.”
Let’s look at some of the best and wittiest tweets and memes that we’ve compiled to celebrate the festivity, aka #MariahSZN:
if you didn’t think climate change was real, mariah is now thawing a full month earlier than experts anticipated https://t.co/ocFppVflfU
— Patrick Lucas Austin (@patbits) November 1, 2022
ITS TIME pic.twitter.com/Af2qgYGCF5
— Music Box (@meltriahaway) November 1, 2022
MARIAH WHEN IT HIT 12:00AMpic.twitter.com/HqnqAkLrD4
— Music Box (@meltriahaway) November 1, 2022
IM READY MARIAH!! pic.twitter.com/MRcKPSIODK
— di ❄️ (@_novembernight) November 1, 2022
It’s truly amazing how Mariah has made herself more immediately representative of Christmas than Jesus Christ himself. https://t.co/4PCf1f6gdT
— Phillip (@MajorPhilebrity) November 1, 2022
Mariah Carey at exactly 12:00 AM on November 1st pic.twitter.com/LQqiIoh600
— Nick #MariahSZN (@NicholasMcCart5) October 31, 2022
⚠️ Earth update ⚠️
– Decreased coconut durability and terminal velocity damage by 8%, increased stunned condition duration to 11 seconds
– Mariah Carey began defrosting
– Private lobbies added to dreams
– Leaves will now crunch 12% louder when you step on them
— Earth Updates (@Earth_Updates) October 31, 2022
Mariah Carey defrosting pic.twitter.com/oAVGwfToRa
— all reaction videos (@allreactionvids) October 31, 2022
The Greeks had the myth of Persephone to account for the changing of seasons and we have Mariah Carey. https://t.co/v1KFOBAh1b
— Eduardo García-Molina (@eduardo_garcmol) November 1, 2022
MARIAH CAREY HAS BREACHED CONTAINMENT, REPEAT, MARIAH CAREY HAS BREACHED CONTAINMENT https://t.co/V0wWwzi4PS
— CerealBowlby (@CerealBowlby) November 1, 2022
MARIAH CAREY IS FREE.
— GamesCage – Hype Guy (@OnTheDownLoTho) November 1, 2022
santa claus talking about mariah carey pic.twitter.com/n9Fi3MHXs9
— g (@hentaiproject) November 2, 2022
Kinda crazy that Mariah Carey has one of the most internationally well recognized Christmas songs of all time and no one else has risen to the occasion to create a similarly catchy, classic yet original song. Actually incredible.
— Tom Cruise’s Shoe Lifts (@platformedboots) November 1, 2022
Mariah Carey every Christmas season: https://t.co/Ek2M9KlMMF pic.twitter.com/HgNISBCuLe
— Man Of The Year (@ManOfTheYear808) November 1, 2022
— daddy milker enthusiast (@jeeminahh) November 1, 2022
If Mariah Carey says it’s time to celebrate Christmas then it’s time to celebrate Christmas
— Chicks in the Office (@ChicksInTheOff) November 1, 2022
In case you didn’t know: Carey has been long associated with Christmas due to her popular song “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” which is mostly listened to by many as soon as the festive season approaches.
With this, “Mariah Carey is defrosting” has become a running joke every year. The Grammy Award-winning artist also joins in on the fun as she posts similar videos of her welcoming the Christmas season since 2019.
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Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” was originally released in 1994, serving as the lead single of her fourth studio album “Merry Christmas.” The song has received critical acclaim and broke 3 Guinness World Records, including the highest-charting holiday (Christmas/New Year) song on the U.S. Hot 100 chart by a solo artist in 2019. 28 years since its release, the song continues to gain popularity each holiday season and enters the music chart.
As of this writing, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” has received over 1 million streams and re-entered the global Spotify chart.
.@MariahCarey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" re-enters the global Spotify chart at #96 with 1.215 million streams on November 1. Up nearly 40% versus last year.
— chart data (@chartdata) November 2, 2022
I guess we can say that every Christmas season is truly the emancipation of Mimi, eh?
Happy holidays (in advance), everyone! Go blast “All I Want For Christmas Is You” on your speaker!
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