Mariah Carey’s 9 Best Holiday Performance Looks Over The Years: Sparkly Outfits & More

Mariah Carey is the undisputed Queen of Christmas, and for good reason! Check out some of her most fabulous looks from holiday performances over the years!

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Mariah Carey earned her crown as Christmas Queen when she belted out her 1994 hit “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” Over two decades later, the Grammy-winner, 50, has reigned supreme! Not only has Mariah swept us up in holiday cheer with each new year, she’s looked good doing it, too! Now that the holiday season is well underway, let’s take a look back at some of Mariah’s best holiday performance looks over the years.

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Mariah Carey pre-tapes her Christmas Tree lighting performance at the Rockerfeller Plaza on November 27, 2012, in New York City [MEGA].
It wouldn’t be a New York City Christmas Tree lighting without Mariah! In 2012, the singer stepped onto the stage in this fabulous frock. Mariah worked a red and silver dress with cap sleeves and a length that just hit her knees. She paired the dazzling garment with a pair of matching red gloves and radiated the spirit of Christmas standing next to Jolly Old Saint Nick himself, Santa Claus!

Mariah Carey performs at the 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting pre-tape at Rockefeller Center on December 3, 2013 [MEGA].
One year later, Mariah returned to Rockefeller Center’s Christmas Tree lighting pre-tape with a bold new look. The singer fashioned a red strapless floor length dress with a white fur sable and long black gloves. Mariah’s gorgeous curls cascaded down her shoulders and she looked positively elegant.

Mariah Carey performs during the “VH1 Divas Holiday: Unsilent Night” show at The King’s Theatre in the New York City on December 2, 2016 [AP Images].
Finally, Mariah really brought out one of her most dazzling looks at the VH1 Divas Holiday: Un-Silent Night show at The King’s Theatre in New York City in December 2016. The chart-topping singer glistened in her toy soldier ensemble, complete with sheer tights and a plunging neckline. It was a total fan-favorite!

There’s no doubt about it, Mariah Carey seriously knows how to bring out her best looks for the holidays. Whether it’s her infectious Christmas tune or stunning festive frocks, we have loved seeing the singer’s evolution and holiday style over the years. Check out the gallery above to scroll through more of Mariah’s best holiday performance looks!

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