*Mariah Carey is getting fans ready for the holidays with a new festive track.
The singer has released “The Star” from the upcoming animated film of the same name.
Carey confirmed the arrival of “The Star” on Instagram, writing: “Surprise! My new Christmas song THE STAR is out now! #TheStarMovie,” she tweeted.
Mariah also confirmed that the ballad features her six-year-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan.
“Hanging with my two best friends, listening to their guest appearance,” she wrote on Instagram.
Listen to the track here.
As previously reported, “The Star” follows the nativity story of Jesus Christ, but through the eyes of a donkey and his animal friends. The film, due Nov. 17, features voices by Oprah Winfrey, Kelly Clarkson, Tracy Morgan, Keegan-Michael Key and Gina Rodriguez.