American Idol star Jennifer Hudson loves Christmas. In a recent segment for her daytime talk show, the star opened up about her Christmas collaborations with superstar singers Mariah Carey and Ariana Grande, and the EGOT winner teased that she and Carey are planning something new for this holiday season.
“The Jennifer Hudson Show” also confirmed this on Instagram, posting the clip from the show and writing “@mariahcarey and @iamjhud have big plans this holiday season 👀”, causing quite a stir among fans in the comments section, with many speculating if “something big.” ‘ could allude to a new song, a live performance on Hudson’s show, or something else entirely.
Watch the clip from The Jennifer Hudson Show below and what fans think of this surprise project.
Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson and Ariana Grande’s “Oh Santa” started with a competition
The subject of Mariah Carey came up this week on The Jennifer Hudson Show, when host Hudson was looking through old personal photos her producers had chosen from and explaining her backstories in a game she plays called Photo Roulette. The photo that emerged showed Carey and Hudson on set performing “Oh Santa” with Ariana Grande for “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special,” which is now streaming on AppleTV+.
Hudson tells her audience that she and Carey are both “holiday fanatics” and their “Oh Santa” concept came about as the two competed over who loved Christmas more and who had more Christmas lights and decorations. Hudson finally concedes that Carey “beat me” and calls her “The Queen of Christmas,” a title that even Dolly Parton Don’t try to undress Carey.
Carey is known as “The Queen of Christmas” because her Christmas anthem “All I Want For Christmas Is You” took the number one spot Billboard charts at least eight separate weeks spread over two decades, although it took a few years for the song to reach that legendary status, originally peaking at only number 12 on the charts when it was first released in 1994 Cosmopolitan.
After opening up about their “Oh Santa” collab, Hudson admits that she recently got on the phone with Carey “because we’re coming up with new ideas for this year as we’re creeping into the holiday season.”
Fans think Mariah Carey is coming to The Jennifer Hudson Show
Fans are excited to hear Jennifer Hudson tease a possible Christmas project with Mariah Carey, and have many theories as to what it could mean.
“I think Jennifer needs to invite Mariah to her show. Just imagine the impact of the video!” A fan continued youtube.
“It’ll be awesome if they play the song on the show this Christmas 🔥,” continued one fan Instagram I Agree.
However, fans had more ideas than a live performance, with one commenting on YouTube: “I’d love to see a holiday competition between Jennifer and Mariah! That would be a fun show!!!” and another reached out on Instagram asking for a “duet by Oh Holy Night please ❤️🙏🏽”.
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