Mariah Carey lovingly films her twins Monroe and Moroccan as they open gifts on Christmas morning

Mariah Carey lovingly filmed her children opening gifts on Christmas morning during their annual luxury getaway to Aspen.

The pop diva shares her 11-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan with her sizzling ex-husband Nick Cannon, who is on the verge of welcoming his 12th child.

On Christmas Day she uploaded a sweet montage of her little ones scampering over to their presents under the lavishly appointed Christmas tree.

Joyeux Noel: Mariah Carey lovingly filmed her children opening gifts on Christmas morning during their annual luxury getaway to Aspen

Mariah, 52, was also joined by her dashing boyfriend Bryan Tanaka, 39, her erstwhile backup dancer, whom she has been dating since 2016.

The heartwarming scene unfolded in a sprawling $22 million Aspen home that Essence reports she has rented out via Airbnb.

At the start of the video she was outdoors on Christmas Eve, decked out in a plunging Mrs. Claus outfit that flaunted her ample endowments.

Cooing over one of the live deer she had enlisted for her Christmas experience, she wished her fans a merry Christmas and blew them a kiss.

Her babies: The pop diva shares her 11-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan with her sizzling ex-husband Nick Cannon, who is on the verge of welcoming his 12th child

Her babies: The pop diva shares her 11-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan with her sizzling ex-husband Nick Cannon, who is on the verge of welcoming his 12th child

Such fun: The pop diva shares her 11-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan with her sizzling ex-husband Nick Cannon, who is on the verge of welcoming his 12th child

Such fun: The pop diva shares her 11-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan with her sizzling ex-husband Nick Cannon, who is on the verge of welcoming his 12th child

Heartthrob: Mariah, 52, was also joined by her dashing boyfriend Bryan Tanaka, 39, her erstwhile backup dancer, whom she has been dating since 2016

Heartthrob: Mariah, 52, was also joined by her dashing boyfriend Bryan Tanaka, 39, her erstwhile backup dancer, whom she has been dating since 2016

What a view: The heartwarming scene unfolded in a sprawling $22 million Aspen home that Essence reports she has rented out via Airbnb

What a view: The heartwarming scene unfolded in a sprawling $22 million Aspen home that Essence reports she has rented out via Airbnb

The following morning her children could be seen nudging her as she slept peacefully in, completely hidden by her comforter.

In a flash the bedclothes flew off her and she declared: ‘Let’s go,’ heading off to the Christmas tree to get the proceedings underway.

Moroccan could be seen selecting which of his gifts to open first and then tearing at the wrapping of one present that particularly ‘excited’ him.

Mariah also turned the camera to Monroe, showing her viewers the notes she had designed for her daughter’s gifts reading: ‘To: Roe,’ and ‘From: Mommy.’

Having a ball: At the start of the video she was outdoors on Christmas Eve, decked out in a plunging Mrs.  Claus outfit that flaunted her ample endowments

Mwah: Cooing over one of the live deer she had enlisted for her Christmas experience, she wished her fans a merry Christmas and blew them a kiss

Having a ball: At the start of the video she was outdoors on Christmas Eve, decked out in a plunging Mrs. Claus outfit that flaunted her ample endowments

'Mommy....': The following morning her children could be seen nudging her as she slept peacefully in, completely hidden by her comforter

‘Mommy….’: The following morning her children could be seen nudging her as she slept peacefully in, completely hidden by her comforter

The time is now: In a flash the bedclothes flew off her and she declared: 'Let's go,' heading off to the Christmas tree to get the proceedings underway

The time is now: In a flash the bedclothes flew off her and she declared: ‘Let’s go,’ heading off to the Christmas tree to get the proceedings underway

Enjoyment: Moroccan could be seen selecting which of his gifts to open first and then tearing at the wrapping of one present that particularly 'excited' him

Detailed;  Mariah also turned the camera to Monroe, showing her viewers the notes she had designed for her daughter's gifts reading: 'To: Roe,' and 'From: Mommy'

Enjoyment: Moroccan could be seen selecting which of his gifts to open first while Monroe sat a farther distance from the tree and unwrapped her presents

‘Do you guys like my little things?’ Mariah asked while letting her staggering 11.5 million Instagram followers get a glimpse of the gift tags.

Mariah’s 2020 recording of the Big Band Era seasonal classic Sleigh Ride was playing, prompting Bryan to remind the children: ‘This is your Mommy’s song.’

During a recent interview with USA Today, Mariah revealed the extent to which she has tailored her home life around the festive season.

‘When I’m not on stage and I’m in holiday mode, there are rules that I set. I don’t care who it is – the kids, if I have guests, whatever – nobody is allowed to play or watch anything other than a Christmas-related thing,’ she said.

No stone unturned: 'Do you guys like my little things?'  Mariah asked while letting her staggering 11.5 million Instagram followers get a glimpse of the gift tags

No stone unturned: ‘Do you guys like my little things?’ Mariah asked while letting her staggering 11.5 million Instagram followers get a glimpse of the gift tags

Hunk-tastic: Mariah's 2020 recording of the Big Band Era seasonal classic Sleigh Ride was playing, prompting Bryan to remind the children: 'This is your Mommy's song'

Hunk-tastic: Mariah’s 2020 recording of the Big Band Era seasonal classic Sleigh Ride was playing, prompting Bryan to remind the children: ‘This is your Mommy’s song’

'There are rules that I set': During a recent interview with USA Today, Mariah revealed the extent to which she has tailored her home life around the festive season

Diva: 'I don't care who it is – the kids, if I have guests, whatever – nobody is allowed to play or watch anything other than a Christmas-related thing,' she said

‘There are rules that I set’: During a recent interview with USA Today, Mariah revealed the extent to which she has tailored her home life around the festive season

‘If I wake up in the middle of the night and walk into the living room, and the music isn’t playing and the lights aren’t on, I just can’t handle it.’

Mariah, who according to legend once had a concert rider stipulating she ‘doesn’t do stairs,’ is enjoying a respite from a characteristically packed holiday season.

Last month saw the publication of The Christmas Princess, a children’s book she co-wrote with Michaela Angela Davis, who also worked on Mariah’s memoir.

This month she brought her annual Christmas concerts first to the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and then to New York’s Madison Square Garden.

No danger of that: 'If I wake up in the middle of the night and walk into the living room, and the music isn't playing and the lights aren't on, I just can't handle it,' she spilled

No danger of that: ‘If I wake up in the middle of the night and walk into the living room, and the music isn’t playing and the lights aren’t on, I just can’t handle it,’ she spilled

The Madison Square Garden concerts were filmed for a TV special called Merry Christmas To All! that aired on CBS last week and can be streamed on Paramount+.

Along with numbers from her two Christmas albums, Mariah included some items ‘I’ve never performed live before,’ she dished to USA Today.

She hoped to ensure the performances are ‘as magical as possible,’ citing the affection she feels from her fans, whom she has taken to calling her ‘lambs.’

‘Oftentimes as a child, or even throughout earlier parts of my career, I did not feel loved,’ she confessed. ‘I certainly never felt unconditional love and that’s what I have with my fans: that connection. So I’m extremely excited.’

Vacation: Mariah, who according to legend once had a concert rider stipulating she 'doesn't do stairs,' is enjoying a respite from a characteristically packed holiday season

Vacation: Mariah, who according to legend once had a concert rider stipulating she ‘doesn’t do stairs,’ is enjoying a respite from a characteristically packed holiday season

Further in the future, she and her old Precious director Lee Daniels are collaborating on a TV movie based on her 2020 memoir The Meaning Of Mariah Carey.

When it comes to finding the right actress to play her, Mariah said: ‘I don’t think it’s about “cast the girl who sings the Mariah Carey style,” whatever that is.’

What she wants is a great actress with a somewhat similar look and just making sure the acting is there. Because we have the music – they can sing along to it.’

Busy as ever: Further in the future, she and her old Precious director Lee Daniels are collaborating on a TV movie based on her 2020 memoir The Meaning Of Mariah Carey

Busy as ever: Further in the future, she and her old Precious director Lee Daniels are collaborating on a TV movie based on her 2020 memoir The Meaning Of Mariah Carey

Until recently Mariah was facing down a $20 million copyright lawsuit brought by a writer called Andy Stone who claimed her seasonal classic All I Want For Christmas Is You was ‘derivative’ of a song he wrote in 1989.

His song was also called All I Want For Christmas Is You, and although the music and lyrics are different he felt he should have the rights to the name.

However Mariah can breathe a sigh of relief as the plaintiff filed to dismiss his suit in November, according to court documents seen by Rolling Stone.

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