I obtained, analyzed, visualized and reported on 15 years of listenership data for Mariah Carey's ubiquitous Christmas jingle, "All I Want For Christmas Is You."
Mariah Carey's unavoidable Christmas hit "All I Want For Christmas Is You" has grown in popularity as it ages, a story we told with words, data and graphics.
What I did
- Obtained and analyzed 15 years of normalized listenership data from last.fm, a social music tracking site.
- Conceived and executed the accompanying visualizations.
- Worked with reporter Wilson Wong on reporting and writing the story.
- Edited the piece.
Mariah Carey song analysis project links
Listenership for the singer’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ now begins as early as late October.