Artist Name: Mariah Carey

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Mariah CareyMariah Carey (born March 27, 1970 in Huntington, New York, United States) is a singer, songwriter, producer, actress, writer, director, model and philanthropist. Carey came to prominence following the release of their eponymous debut album in June 1990, which was certified multi-platinum and yielded four singles that led the US table Billboard Hot 100. Under the guidance of the then executive director of Columbia Records and later husband Tommy Mottola, she gained international success with their subsequent studio albums Emotions (1991), Music Box (1993) and Merry Christmas (1994); This success has made it to be established as the artist of Columbia's biggest selling. Her fifth studio album Daydream (1995) entered the history of music when their second single "One Sweet Day," a duet with Boyz II Men group, remained for sixteen consecutive weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, a non-record equaled or surpassed to this day. While recording the album, Carey began to deviate from its initial musical styles like R & B and pop, starting his work with hip hop. This musical change became evident with the release of their subsequent design Butterfly (1997), first album of the singer made after his split with Mottola.

Carey left Columbia in 2000 and signed a five-album deal worth US $ 100 million with Virgin Records, a subsidiary of EMI Music. Before the release of the film Glitter (2001), in which she played the protagonist Billie Frank, she suffered an "emotional and physical collapse" and was hospitalized due to severe exhaustion. With poor critical and commercial reception of the film and its homonymous soundtrack (2001), Carey had his contract with Virgin possibly canceled and the record company paid him only US $ 49 million, the period began the decline of his popularity . The following year, she was hired by Island Records and its popularity has been taken up with the release of his tenth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi (2005). The second single from it, "We Belong Together" was the most famous song in the United States in the 2000s, receiving the award for "Song of the Decade" by Billboard. In 2009, she made another film role, participating in the film Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire; Carey was also awarded the prize for "Breakthrough Performance Award" in ceremonies Palm Springs International Film Festival, Black Reel Awards and NAACP Image Awards 2010.

Throughout his career, Carey sold over 200 million records worldwide, making it one of record sales record holders. In 1998, she was honored as the artist with the most albums sold in the 1990s in the United States during the World Music Awards. In 2000, Carey was declared the female artist who sold more albums in America this millennium. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), she was positioned in third place among the female artists with best-selling in the United States with sales estimated at 64 million albums, behind only Barbra Streisand and Madonna. With the release of "Touch My Body" (2008), Carey got his 18th number one in the United States, surpassing the record previously held by Elvis Presley among solo artists with higher numbers one in the country. In 2012, Carey was second in the list of the top 100 women in music, published by VH1. In addition to its commercial awards, Carey has earned 5 Grammy Awards, 20 World Music Awards, 23 American Music Awards and 32 Billboard Music Awards. Known as the "wild supreme" by Guinness World Records, she is also known for her vocal reaches five octaves, her style melisma and the recurrent use of the register whistle.

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We Belong Together - Mariah Carey

We Belong Together

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Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey

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Touch My Body - Mariah Carey

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Hero - Mariah Carey

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Without You - Mariah Carey

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Fantasy - Mariah Carey

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Shake It Off - Mariah Carey

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Obsessed - Mariah Carey

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My All - Mariah Carey

My All

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It's Like That - Mariah Carey

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Honey - Mariah Carey

Honey

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Vision of Love - Mariah Carey

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Dreamlover - Mariah Carey

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One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey

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Bye Bye - Mariah Carey

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Emotions - Mariah Carey

Emotions

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O Holy Night - Mariah Carey

O Holy Night

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#Beautiful - Mariah Carey

#Beautiful

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I Stay in Love - Mariah Carey

I Stay in Love

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Heartbreaker - Mariah Carey

Heartbreaker

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I'll Be There - Mariah Carey

I'll Be There

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Love Takes Time - Mariah Carey

Love Takes Time

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Joy to the World - Mariah Carey

Joy to the World

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Someday - Mariah Carey

Someday

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Silent Night - Mariah Carey

Silent Night

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I Still Believe - Mariah Carey

I Still Believe

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Mine Again - Mariah Carey

Mine Again

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Butterfly - Mariah Carey

Butterfly

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Stay the Night - Mariah Carey

Stay the Night

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Can't Let Go - Mariah Carey

Can't Let Go

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Fly Like a Bird - Mariah Carey

Fly Like a Bird

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I Don't Wanna Cry - Mariah Carey

I Don't Wanna Cry

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I'm That Chick - Mariah Carey

I'm That Chick

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Make It Happen - Mariah Carey

Make It Happen

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Open Arms - Mariah Carey

Open Arms

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Circles - Mariah Carey

Circles

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Your Girl - Mariah Carey

Your Girl

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H.A.T.E.U. - Mariah Carey

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Oh Santa! - Mariah Carey

Oh Santa!

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Through the Rain - Mariah Carey

Through the Rain

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