Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson join Mariah Carey for Christmas special

Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson join Mariah Carey for Christmas special

- Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special lands on Apple TV today and has been one of the most highly-anticipated releases of the festive season

- Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson are the latest celebrity guests to be revealed as having starred alongside Mariah Carey in the special

- The three singers performed a remix of the Christmas classic Oh Santa! in the special and Mariah has released the track as a single

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Mariah Carey filmed Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special for Apple TV which has been highly-anticipated by her fans since she announced the project earlier this year.

Mariah had a host of celebrity guest stars and the latest to be revealed are singers Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson. Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special dropped today, 4 December, along with the song that Mariah, Ariana and Jennifer perform as part of it.

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The song is a remix of the Christmas classic Oh Santa! and the track has been released alongside the Christmas special as a single.

Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson join Mariah Carey for Christmas special
Mariah Carey's Christmas special has a track with Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson.
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Fans are incredibly excited to watch and listen since Mariah, Ariana and Jennifer all have powerful voices separately so a collaboration truly is magical.

Mariah posted a snippet of the song to her social media to announce the release and her followers were thrilled at getting a taste of both the song and Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special.

Online users took to the comments to express their emotions. Many exclaimed that this was the gift that would help end 2020 on a better note, despite being a very difficult year for most. Others also focused on the collaboration of the three singers being a legendary one because of their incredible voices coming together.

Check out some comments below:

christianblakley: "Me with a countdown on YouTube with my Apple remote in my hand ready to switch to the Christmas special."

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angelsofmariah_: "Thank you for saving 2020."ld together for saving this 2020.."
angelsofmariah_: "Thank you for saving 2020"

ryanschocket: "Thank you Mariah for saving Christmas."
apparently_im_forgetful: "YAS QUEEN! WILL BE WATCHING IN LIKE 30 MINS! I CAN’T WAIT!!!!"
sweetenertourvocal: "But this was the trio we didn’t know we needed! Thank you for making Christmas extra special during this time, I love you."
mariahcareyrares: "SANTA IS CRYING AS WE WATCH MARIAH TAKE OVER CHRISTMAS FOR THE PAST 12 YEARS."

In other news about highly-anticipated releases, Briefly.co.za reported on Boity dropping her album today too and Mzansi could not get enough.

Boity Thulo’s highly-anticipated album, 4436, dropped today, 4 December and fan are dancing! It has been a long wait and the album is dropping just at the right time. Since announcing the drop date, Boity has been extremely excited for her fans to hear her new album and the big day has finally arrived.

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Social media has been buzzing over this album for days and the drop has sent Boity trending. Dezemba is here and there is nothing fans wanted more than for some banging tracks to drop.

Take a look at just some of the posts that have been flying around social media of fans expressing their excitement over this fire drop:

@Thabz_online: “Just started listening... first track and I’m already losing my mind. #Boity4436
@JerryTMokoena: “@Boity you really went hard on own your throne. Overall the EP is amazing eish how can I forget 4436... in fact I might have to mention all tracks. Re a leboga hle.”
@noltlove: “I fell in love with this tune at the launch last night. #Boity4436”

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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