Mariah Carey fans rejoice as the singer announces unlikely partnership with McDonald's 


‘This is all I wanted for Christmas’: Mariah Carey fans rejoice as the singer announces unlikely partnership with McDonald’s


Mariah Carey has parlayed her moniker as the Queen Of Christmas into an unlikely partnership with McDonald’s.

The singer, 51, has joined forces with the fast food giant to create ‘The Mariah Menu’ for customers in the US, with her fans taking to social media to react to her latest business deal. 

Mariah has become the latest celebrity to collaborate with the company, with customers able to get a free item every day from December 13 until Christmas Eve if they spend at least $1 on the McDonald’s app. 

Partnership: Mariah Carey has parlayed her moniker as the Queen Of Christmas into an unlikely partnership with McDonald's

Partnership: Mariah Carey has parlayed her moniker as the Queen Of Christmas into an unlikely partnership with McDonald’s

The hitmaker posed in a new photoshoot to promote the deal where she donned a figure-hugging red gown.

The star styled her blonde locks into loose waves as she posed in front of the sea with the famous arch logo visible in the background. 

In a new commercial, Maria says: ‘All I want for Christmas is for all of you to try The Mariah Menu at McDonald’s. Yes darlings, I got my holiday wish this year, my very own menu from one of my absolute faves.

‘Starting on December 13th, we’re spreading the holiday cheer to all of you every single day for 12 straight. 

Deal: The singer, 51, has joined forces with the fast food giant to create 'The Mariah Menu' for customers in the US

Deal: The singer, 51, has joined forces with the fast food giant to create ‘The Mariah Menu’ for customers in the US

‘We’re gifting you a free menu item from the Mariah Menu exclusively on the McDonald’s app when you spend a dollar or more.’

The Mariah Menu will feature popular items including the Big Mac, six McNuggets and a cheeseburger, which Mariah said in a statement is her personal favourite, usually ordering it with extra pickles. 

The partnership sparked a reaction on social media, with several people sharing humorous snaps of Mariah in McDonald’s or photoshopping the company’s products into glamorous photos of her. 

Reaction: The partnership sparked a reaction on social media, with several people sharing humorous snaps of Mariah in McDonald's or photoshopping the company's products into glamorous photos of her

Reaction: The partnership sparked a reaction on social media, with several people sharing humorous snaps of Mariah in McDonald’s or photoshopping the company’s products into glamorous photos of her

One fan wrote: ‘Mariah Carey is partnering with McDonalds. We stan an entrepreneurial Queen!’

The official Teletubbies twitter tweeted a photo of Po next to the star and wrote: ‘Po’s hoping that Tubby Toast ends up on the #MariahMenu’. 

Another jokingly added: ‘This is all I wanted for Christmas’. 

Other celebrities including Travis Scott and BTS have had deals with McDonald’s in the past. 

Mariah has previously had endorsement deals with several companies including Pepsi, Motarola and Walker’s Crisps.  

Festive: Mariah has become the latest celebrity to collaborate with the company, with customers able to get a free item every day from December 13 until Christmas Eve if they spend at least $1 on the McDonald's app

Festive: Mariah has become the latest celebrity to collaborate with the company, with customers able to get a free item every day from December 13 until Christmas Eve if they spend at least $1 on the McDonald’s app

In a new commercial, Maria says: 'All I want for Christmas is for all of you to try The Mariah Menu at McDonald's. Yes darlings, I got my holiday wish this year, my very own menu from one of my absolute faves'

In a new commercial, Maria says: ‘All I want for Christmas is for all of you to try The Mariah Menu at McDonald’s. Yes darlings, I got my holiday wish this year, my very own menu from one of my absolute faves’

McDonald’s Celebrity Endorsements

1. Travis Scott

Travis Scott was said to have earned $20million from the deal

Travis Scott was said to have earned $20million from the deal

The rapper had a meal named after him, consisting of Fries, Sprite, and a Quarter Pounder and was said to have earned $20million from the deal, according to Business Insider. 

2. Michael Jordan and Larry Bird

The basketball stars teamed up for a commercial for the chain during the Super Bowl XXVII in the 90s. 

3. Tony Hawk 

The skater appeared in McDonald’s commercials in the early noughties  along with deals with Sony and Mountain Dew.

4. LeBron James

The athlete became a spokesperson for McDonald’s in 2010 and reportedly earned $4 million a year until 2014 or his work with the chain, according to INC. 

5. Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum appeared in McDonald's ads in her native Germany

Heidi Klum appeared in McDonald’s ads in her native Germany

The supermodel appeared in McDonald’s ads in her native Germany for two years in the noughties. 

6. Justin Timberlake

The singer was involved in a campaign with the company back in 2003 worth a reported $6million, while McDonald’s also sponsored his European tour 

7. BTS

The Korean pop group announced a deal with McDonald’s in June 2021 that was worth a reported $8.98million.

8. J Balvin

The Colombian singer announced a deal with McDonald’s in October 2020 which includes promotions and a meal named after him 

9. Kobe Bryant 

The late basketball star endorsed the brand in both 2010 and 2013 and was paid $10million for the deal, according to Bleacher Report. 

 

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