🎁 'Tis the season to support public service journalism Donate Now

What makes Christmas music so lucrative?

Dec 23, 2020
The Christmas music industry churns out money-making covers every year, but it’s not so easy to pen a new classic.
Queen Of Christmas, Mariah Carey performs her holiday smash hits at the Beacon Theatre in 2014 in New York City.
Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Maroon Ent

Mariah Carey no longer has the top Christmas song

Dec 14, 2015
Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You" no longer top Christmas song.

Mariah Carey named newest 'American Idol' judge

Jul 24, 2012
Mariah Carey will be one of the new judges on "American Idol." The show lost Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler in the past few weeks, and "Idol" needs a boost.