11/07/2013 15:40 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

The Time Has Come For Mariah Carey To Sing All I Want For Christmas In A Sparkly Red Dress

IT'S CHRISTMAS! Well it certainly is now. Mariah Carey has well and truly rung in the season by singing her lungs out in a sparkly and very festive frock.

The pop diva performed a rendition of her Xmas classic All I Want For Christmas *sings* is yoooooouuu baby - excuse us - at the Rockerfeller tree lighting in New York.

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The songstress was joined on stage by the North Pole's very own Father Christmas, which made for an almost sick-makingly festive photo op...

mariah carey and santa

... it's like the Coke and John Lewis advert rolled into one with a stash of mince pies and a large glass of sherry thrown in for good measure.

Last year we were treated to this Justin Bieber-Mariah duet. WARNING if you're feeling a bit of a Scrooge today do NOT watch this video...

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