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    Mariah Carey's New Christmas Special Is The Only Way We Can Gracefully End 2020

    Pretty sure she just saved Christmas.

    We've had a year. We all know this. It's been rough. So when I saw that Mariah Carey was releasing a "Magical Christmas Special", I knew my grinch heart was about to grow.

    Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas special is on Apple TV. Lemme get my snacks ready

    Did she have to grace us with this masterpiece? Definitely not. Can I die happy now? Yes, absolutely. So let's dive into the creation of the butterfly queen.

    It starts off with Tiffany Haddish as the narrator reading a huge book in a super cozy-looking space. Like, I want to live there.

    Tiffany Haddish holding a book

    The whole premise is basically that we're all lacking cheer because of the crappy year we've had and Santa is sending Mariah Carey to bring us joy. A solid plot.

    Only every holding my phone like Mariah Carey in her Christmas special from now on

    Before you know it she's in the air on a sleigh singing Sleigh Ride. She was like "brb gonna go save the world with my angelic voice".

    And can we talk about her outfit? SLEIGH girl. SLEIGH.

    Mariah Carey singing next to a sleigh

    Honestly, all of her outfits in this special are ~stunning~. Did we expect anything less?

    Mariah Carey singing next to a painist

    Oh, oh. And just in case she wasn't enough.. we get a lovely little visit from the Charlie Brown fam. Yes, even Snoopy and Woodstock.

    However, personally, for me, the best part is the toy factory song. Why? Oh-ho-ho.

    We did NOT deserve this collab between my queens Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, and Mariah Carey.

    Mariah Carey, Ariana Grande, and Jennifer Hudson singing

    My ears have been blessed with the angelic sounds of the powerhouse goddesses. I cannot.

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    Uh hi. A whistle note harmony between my two gals? Yes, please. Thanks.

    Mariah Carey and Ariana Grande singing

    Not to mention that the song is a BOP. I would love to hear it without the elves in the background though.

    Oh, but no. She's not done. What does one do after having two other amazing singers perform with you? You get Snoop Dogg and Jermaine to join in another song. As one naturally does.

    Next, we get a stunning ballet performance from Misty Copeland. What more can my tiny heart take?!

    Misty Copeland dancing

    Also, I'm pretty sure it's Mariah Carey doing the whistle notes in this song as well.

    Can confirm. It's her.

    Would like to personally thank the person who captioned the Mariah Carey Christmas special.

    After your eyeballs have been graced with the beautiful presence of Misty, Mariah sings another song (surprise!) but this time in a magical winter wonderland forest. Bear with me, we're almost done.

    Mariah Carey singing in a forest

    "Sometimes when you're lost you can find the most beautiful things." — Mariah Carey, but also me in the cookie aisle of Target.

    But oh no. With a surprising turn of events, Mariah (we're on a first-name basis now) wakes up from a snooze, showing it was all just a dream. *sigh*.


    I’m not crying at Mariah Carey’s Christmas Special, you’re crying! 😭😭😭🎄🎄🎄

    This dress is everything. EVERYTHING. I'd like a replica for my wedding, thanks.

    Mariah Carey singing

    Well, she did it. She saved Christmas. Mariah Carey brought us all the holiday cheer we've been missing.

    The Mariah Carey Christmas Special is ridiculous and amazing and exactly what I needed tonight.

    Don't worry, though. She ends the special with her iconic (what should be a national anthem at this point) Christmas song "All I Want For Christmas Is You."

    Mariah Carey surrounded by elves

    That's it. I can die happy now.

    I just watched the Mariah Carey Christmas Special with my mom and I think my seasonal depression is cured

    We all can.

    Tonight I was watching Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special with my 4 year old son and he said “papa, is that the new president?” and I said “yes son, yes it is”

    What was your favorite part of the special? Let us know in the comments!