Mariah Carey Wins Christmas and Takes a Video Victory Lap

On Thursday, Mariah Carey released the “Make My Dreams Come True” version of the video for “All I Want for Christmas is You,” and the video might be mis-titled. The new video accompanies the 25th anniversary reissue of her Merry Christmas, which includes the song, and the video really suggests that she believes all you want for Christmas is her. Watching it and the original video from 1994 back to back says so much about who and what Carey has become.

What's the Forecast for Tank and the Bangas' "Green Balloon"?

The NPR Tiny Desk Contest win has paid off for Tank and the Bangas. It’s a platform that doesn’t guarantee success, but it says something that the YouTube video of their Tiny Desk Concert/victory lap is easily the most viewed of those by the winners of NPR Music’s national unsigned artist talent search.

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