|Mariah Carey is the singer, whose albums rank among the most sold ones on the Planet. Her albums top the charts in 1990, bringing millions of dollars in
revenue for the singer and the company that records her works. Mariah grows up in New York, in the family of an ex-opera singer - who encourages her to begin
singing when being just 4. While at junior high school, she writes her first songs. And the first breakthrough on the music scene is her singing backup
for Brenda K. Starr, which opens her the door to Columbia Records. Here Mariah is not only a singer. She composes and produces, as well. Mariah Carey boasts
having more than one hit topping the world charts, which demonstrates her productivity and that her voice appeals to the audiences.
Statistically: more than 12 million albums worldwide, was certified 8x RIAA-platinum, and yielded a record-setting four consecutive #1 singles: "Vision of
Love," "Love Takes Time," "Someday," and "I Don't Wanna Cry." Mariah's creative work positions her in the Top Ten All-Time achievers of Most Consecutive #1 Hits.
The singer's album Emotions brings her two Grammy nominations ("Best Pop Vocal, Female" and, with Walter Afanasieff, "Best Producer") and an American Music Award ("Favorite Female Artist, Soul/ R&B"). Another testimony to the high class of the singer is the MTV unplugged performance of "I'll Be There", taking by final storm the hearts of her fans. In 1993, Mariah releases her album: Music Box which is sold in more than 24 million copies worldwide, giving 7 total hits such as: #1 singles "Dreamlover" and "Hero", as well as the Top 10 hit "Without You."
Mariah's album Daydream from 1995, is #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, generating her following hit singles: Fantasy," "One Sweet Day", as well as:
"Always Be My Baby". With Daydream, Mariah Carey records her name in the history of the music industry as the first woman who have three studio albums
to each sell in excess of eight million copies.
1997 is the year of her following album: Butterfly. Inside she combines two styles: R&B and pop giving birth to the hit: "Honey" (featuring Ma$e & The Lox)
and "My All" (her twelfth and thirteenth #1's). In 1998 she creates another album that releases two hits, co-singing other popular singers: "When You Believe
(from The Prince of Egypt)," a duet with Whitney Houston; "Whenever You Call," a duet with Brian McKnight; "I Still Believe"; and "Sweetheart." #1's has
achieved RIAA triple platinum status. Rainbow is Mariah's 1999 project, where she manifests her incredible vocal capabilities in songs such as: "Bliss"
and "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)." The song "Heartbreaker,"pertaining to this album occupies the top positions of music charts instantaneously.
Namely, all her successes make her the first woman singer, who has minimum a hit for each album release. In January, she gets the coveted American Music Award for Special Achievement, a prestigious award given 3 times only, including: Prince and Michael Jackson. Mariah is the third global singer honoured with this recognition. The World Music Awards enable the singer to show her talent which gives her another award, namely: Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium. 2001 brings Mariah Carey a new series of successes: she films in: "All That Glitters", whose soundtrack is her work. "Loverboy" is another forum for the singer's tremendous gift. Owing to all these achievements, she proves herself as diligent and tireless. Combining talent and total commitment to work and the multitude of fans around the world.
Black singer Whitney Houston plans to make a concert in China. She recently left a rehabilitation center, where treating her alcohol and drug addiction.
Shanghai lately hosted the concerts of other famous singers such as: Mariah Carey , Deep Purple, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. Planned appearances will also
make: Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears.
22 June 2004
Latino twister Jennifer Lopez denied the rumours, that her husband's producer: Tommy Mottola - ex-husband of nightingale Mariah Carey, will be her manager. 21 June 2004
Mariah Carey declared her intention to fire her business manager Ron Nash. It is all due to the fact that she suffered a great money loss during her latest tour: Charmbracelet world tour. Mariah is now resolute to get rid of absolutely everybody who was involved in the financial crash: her agents at William Morris and her long- time spokeswoman Cindi Berger. 4 June 2004
Singer Mariah Carey unveiled her plan to launch a fashion line for children clothes. Insiders comment on: "She says she wants to have children, too, but first she needs to find the right man. But she doesn't need kids to design clothes for them." 5 May 2004
Los Angeles, June 25: The past few years been a roller coaster ride
for Mariah Carey, who has sold more 150 million albums worldwide since
her 1990 debut. Indian Express, India - Jun 24,