Apple TV+ has just released all of the details about Mariah Carey's upcoming Christmas special, Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special. It will debut on Dec. 4.
Here's the description: 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 lineup includes Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Misty Copeland and Mykal-Michelle Harris, as well as Carey’s twins, Moroccan and Monroe.
There will be a single and music video for a remix to “Oh Santa!,” co-written by and featuring Carey performing with Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson. It will also be released on Dec. 4. Additionally, a companion soundtrack for the special with 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.” It will be on Apple Music Dec. 4 and all other platforms on Dec. 11.
Carey will interview with Zane Lowe on Dec. 7 to run through her curated list of favorite holiday songs and new music. She'll also be on the Apple Music Hits radio station for a six-hour special featuring the biggest festive songs while she shares her own holiday memories. Additional artists and hosts will share their Christmas messages as well.
Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special is executive produced by Carey, as well as Ian Stewart, Raj Kapoor and Ashley Edens for Done + Dusted. Hamish Hamilton and Roman Coppola direct, and also serve as executive producers, and the special is written by Caroline Fox.
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