Mariah Carey takes over the holidays again
Not satisfied with just owning the anthem for Christmas, Mariah Carey is back along with Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Misty Copeland and Mykal-Michelle Harris with an epic production titled Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special set to debut globally Friday, 4 December, on Apple TV+.Extra special appearances are also made by Carey’s twins, Moroccan and Monroe.
Apple TV+ announced the plot: Faced with a holiday cheer crisis, the North Pole knows there’s only one person who can save the day: Santa’s great friend, Mariah Carey. Combining musical performances, dynamic dancing and groundbreaking animation, the undisputed Queen of Christmas jumps into action to create a holiday spectacular to make the whole world merry.
The soundtrack single and new music video for “Oh Santa!,” co-written by and featuring Carey performing with Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson, will be will be distributed by Sony Music and released on Apple Music and other streaming platforms December 4. The companion soundtrack to the special is full of brand new interpretations, and will also include Snoop Dogg and Jermaine Dupri as additional musical guests, in addition to a new version of “Sleigh Ride.” The soundtrack will be available 4 December 2020 exclusively on Apple Music, and all other platforms on 11 December 2020.