10 Facts about Mariah Carey

Post On: May 29, 2017
By: Agustina
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The notable American singer is explained on Facts about Mariah Carey. She is also known as a record producer, songwriter and actress. She was born on 27 March 1969 or 1970. The eponymous debut album, which contained “Vision of Love”, made her gain widespread attention from the American people in 1990. She was called as the highest selling act of Columbia due to her commercial series of albums.

Facts about Mariah Carey 1: “One Sweet Day”

“One Sweet Day” was one of the best singles of Carey which featured Boyz II Men. During 1995-6, the single sat at the Billboard Hot 100 for 16 weeks.

Facts about Mariah Carey 2: Tommy Mottola

Tommy Mottola was the ex-husband of Carey. He was a head of Sony Music. Carey decided to rebrand her image after the divorce. In 1997, she released Butterfly.

Mariah Carey Pic

Mariah Carey Pic

Facts about Mariah Carey 3: the best selling recording artist

During the World Music Awards, Carey got the title as the best-selling recording artist of the 1990s in 1998. In 2000, she earned the title as the best-selling female artist in the millennium.

Facts about Mariah Carey 4: Virgin Records America

In 2000, Virgin Records America signed her with the deal of $100 million, which made her leave Columbia Records.

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Facts about Mariah Carey 5: Glitter

As I have stated before, Carey was also an actress. Before her movie, Glitter was released in the market, she had emotional and physical breakdown due to high level of exhaustion. The career of Carey was declined to the bad reception of movie.

Facts about Mariah Carey

Facts about Mariah Carey

Facts about Mariah Carey 6: The Emancipation of Mimi

The Emancipation of Mimi was released in 2005, which gave her positive limelight in her career after a period of unsuccessful career. The famous song in the album includes “We Belong Together”. Billboard called it as the Song of the Decade.

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Facts about Mariah Carey 7: a supporting role

Carey became a supporting actor in Precious (2009). During the Palm Springs International Film Festival, she obtained “Breakthrough Performance Award”.

Facts about Mariah Carey 8: the number of records

The number of records, which have been sold by Carey during her career as a singer, reaches 200 million records globally.

Mariah Carey Facts

Mariah Carey Facts

Facts about Mariah Carey 9: awards

During her career as a singer, Carey has received 19 World Music Awards, 5 Grammy Awards, 14 Billboard Music Awards, and 11 American Music Awards.

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Facts about Mariah Carey 10: Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records gave her the title as a songbird supreme due to her use of whistle register.

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