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Mariah Carey 'humbled' by Christmas tune's legacy

Mariah Carey is surprised her festive hit All I Want For Christmas You is still a must-have tune over the holidays.

The Hero singer was inspired to pen her own festive-themed track after growing up as a huge fan of Bing Crosby's classic White Christmas.

The song remains one of the most popular tracks over the Christmas period, and younger fans have been introduced to it after Carey re-recorded a new version with Justin Bieber.

And the superstar admits she's "humbled" and "amazed" by its annual return to the spotlight.

She tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "I'm amazed and humbled by its popularity, even all these years later. And I think it's great that people have the song as a ringtone.

"Who'd have thought, all those years ago when I wrote it, that it would still be having an impact today?"