Carey`s second holiday album due in Nov
New Delhi: American singer-actress Mariah Carey has put finishing touches to her second holiday album "Merry Christmas II You" that will be released Nov 2.
The album - Carey`s 13th till date, contains four original songs composed by the diva, including a new single, "Oh Santa,", according to a statement by Universal Music India.
Highlighting the new album is a new recording version of Carey’s all-time standard hit song "All I Want For Christmas Is You" from her first holiday album "Merry Christmas" (1994).
"Merry Christmas II You" has been produced by the likes of music industry heavyweights Randy Jackson, Jermaine Dupri, James Poyser and Marc Shaiman.
Since it was first released, the song "All I Want For Christmas Is You," written by Carey and Walter Afanasieff, has become one of the essential musical hallmarks of the holiday season, and continues to set sales records each year. The song hit the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Recurrents chart every year from 2005 to 2008.
"Merry Christmas" - Carey`s fifth album has sold over 12 million copies till date.