Mariah Carey has thanked everyone who came out to see her first post-pandemic Christmas concert.
On December 13, the music icon performed her latest Christmas-themed concert for thousands of fans at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. This Tuesday, the show aired as a two-hour concert special titled “Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas To All!” on CBS and Paramount+.
Following the airing of the special, the 52-year-old singer-songwriter took to Twitter to thank fans for tuning in to her first Christmas show in three years.
Carey wrote alongside a clip of her singing her hit “Hero” during the concert as the audience sang along:
“Thank you for tuning in to #MerryChristmasToAll!! Hope you enjoyed the show!!!”
“Performing at @TheGarden is always special, but this show, my first one in 3 years, was truly unforgettable and I’m so grateful to be able to cherish this memory forever. West Coast – tune in at 8 p.m.!”
Carey also thanked those who helped make the concert possible, as well as her special guests, who included Drew Barrymore, longtime collaborator Jermaine Dupri, Billy Porter, Slick Rick, the Radio City Rockettes, and Carey’s 11-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan.
The singer added in another tweet:
“Thank you to everyone who worked tirelessly to bring this show to screen: Joseph Kahn and production, Debbie Allen, Tanaka, Daniel Moore, the teams @CBS and Sony! JD, Slick Rick, Billy, Drew, the Rockettes, MY BABIES ROC & ROE, and my UNPARALLELED FANS who came to the shows!!!”
Fans responded positively to Carey’s tweets.
A fan commented with three red heart emojis:
“And thank you for literally everything you do, for the joy you bring and for making this world a better place.”
Another added with a video and photos from the concert:
“Best Christmas show in all the land dahling!!! … [Be right back] while I go relive this moment all night long.”
A third supporter tweeted:
“We will forever be at your side, just like we know you are here for us! Thank you for yet another amazing show! It hits different this time because we can continue to relive the splendor time after time! See you soon Lamb.”
Carey performed holiday songs like “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” “Joy to the World,” and “Silent Night,” as well as her chart-topping perennial favorite “All I Want For Christmas Is You” during the show.
She and her daughter Monroe, whom she shares with ex Nick Cannon, also sang “Away in a Manger” as a duet.
Carey also performed a number of her chart-topping hits, including “Fantasy,” “Honey,” “Heartbreaker,” “Emotions,” “Make It Happen,” and “Hero.”
Carey has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Aside from her successful concert special, her song “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is at the top of the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts.
Carey’s Christmas holiday classic, first released in 1994, returned to the top of the charts with 93.6 million streams and 16,000 sold worldwide between December 9 and December 15, according to Billboard.