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Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots perform 'All I Want for Christmas is You'

The group breathes new life into a Christmas classic

Dec 5, 2012

Mariah Carey is the latest superstar to be welcomed into Jimmy Fallon’s late-night music room, bringing early holiday cheer via her legendary “All I Want for Christmas Is You” and a supporting cast of children’s instruments, helmed by Fallon and The Roots.

Following Carly Rae Jepsen and Christina Aguilera‘s similar performances with toy drums and school supplies, Mimi and her flock of men re-imagined the 1994 track with tiny xylophones. Fallon’s adorable Christmas sweater, the kazoo and Carey’s vocals all help to redeem the song you love to belt after one too many eggnogs.

But the best thing? The regal Mimi—sitting legs crossed, sans instrument—draped in red fabrics, waving her finger around like this is the original installment of Divas Live.

Tags:  Jimmy Fallon , Mariah Carey , The Roots

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