Mariah Carey Biography

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970 in Huntington, New York) is an American Pop and R&B singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. Making her debut in 1990, she became the most successful and best-selling artist of the 90s, according to Billboard magazine and the World Music Awards. In 2000, the World Music Awards show also declared her as the best-selling female recording artist of all time.

Notable for her distinctive singing style, Carey makes use of a five-octave vocal range and frequent use of melismas and other ornamentation. During the 90s, she released numerous number one hits on Columbia Records, run by then husband Tommy Mottola, several of which broke chart records.

By the turn of the millennium, however, Carey's popularity with critics and the public had entered decline, and she was dropped from her new record label following a highly-publicised emotional breakdown and an unsuccessful foray into film. In 2005, Carey returned to the forefront of R&B music with her multi-platinum album The Emancipation of Mimi, which spawned her sixteenth number one single, "We Belong Together".

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Carey turns to Packer for career advice

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   2:42 am
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey has reportedly reached out to her former fiance and Australian billionaire James Packer to help her rebuild her brand. View More..

Cannon wears turbans for better understanding

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   2:12 pm
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Reality TV show host Nick Cannon says he has been wearing turbans to raise "cultural understanding". View More..

Carey's Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalized

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   1:24 pm
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (IANS) Singer Mariah Careys star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalised by someone who put a question mark next to her name. View More..

Mariah Carey quits social media

    Updated On : Jan 09,2017   2:12 pm
Los Angeles, Jan 9 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey has quit social media indefinitely following her disastrous New Year's Eve performance. View More..

Mariah's New Year Eve show 'sabotaged' for ratings

    Updated On : Jan 02,2017   2:58 pm
New York, Jan 2 (IANS) Singer Mariah Careys team says her New Years Eve performance was sabotaged by the TV shows producers for the sake of ratings. View More..

Mariah Carey slammed for New Year Eve meltdown

    Updated On : Jan 01,2017   2:50 pm
New York, Jan 1 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey was trashed on social media after she walked off the stage in Times Square due to a technical default during her performance. View More..

Mariah Carey, Bryan Tanaka in 'proper relationship'

    Updated On : Jan 01,2017   4:16 am
Los Angeles, Jan 1 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey and her back up dancer Bryan Tanaka are "really into" each other and in a "proper relationship". View More..

Nick Cannon to spend Christmas in hospital

    Updated On : Dec 23,2016   1:24 pm
Los Angeles, Dec 23 (IANS) Reality TV show host Nick Cannon will spend Christmas in hospital due to complications related to Lupus disease. View More..

Mariah Carey needed permission to go out

    Updated On : Dec 13,2016   1:36 am
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey had to get permission to go out and feared she would be "haunting the house dead" during her marriage to music executive Tommy Mottola. View More..

Carey wants to be invisible for a day

    Updated On : Dec 12,2016   1:36 am
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey says that she would like to be invisible for a day so she can go to the beach without being bothered. View More..

Bryan Tanaka 'always had a thing' for Mariah Carey

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   2:30 pm
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey's beau Bryan Tanaka says he "always had a thing" for her. View More..

Mariah Carey's wedding delay guilt

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   4:16 am
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey worried about "disappointing" businessman James Packer when she postponed their wedding to focus on her tour. View More..

Mariah Carey suffers wardrobe malfunction

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   4:32 pm
New York, Dec 3 (IANS) Less than a week after she faced a wardrobe malfunction in a bikini during a beach trip with her backup dancer Bryan Tanaka, singer Mariah Carey flashed her bare crotch when she stepped out with a mystery man here. View More..

Mariah Carey's daughter, 5, already planning her wedding

    Updated On : Nov 09,2016   2:45 pm
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey and her former husband and rapper Nick Cannon's daughter started planning her wedding when she was four. View More..

Mariah Carey's proposed pre-nuptial agreement revealed

    Updated On : Nov 05,2016   6:08 pm
Los Angeles, Nov 5 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey's pre-nuptial agreement with James Packer included strict conditions relating to clothing allowances, the use of private jets and the ownership of presents, it has been revealed. View More..

Mariah Carey depressed after split

    Updated On : Nov 05,2016   6:56 am
Los Angeles, Nov 5 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey is feeling depressed following her split from Australian billionaire James Packer. View More..

Carey would've had $50 mn in pre-nuptial agreement

    Updated On : Nov 03,2016   4:16 am
Los Angeles, Nov 3 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey would've received $50 million from James Packer had they signed a pre-nuptial agreement and married. View More..

Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon officially divorced

    Updated On : Nov 02,2016   6:48 pm
Los Angeles, Nov 2 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey and rapper-host Nick Cannon are officially divorced. View More..

Carey blames former Scientology boss for Packer split

    Updated On : Oct 31,2016   5:26 pm
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey is reportedly blaming her failed relationship with businessman James Packer on a former Scientology boss. View More..

Mariah Carey on dinner date with backup dancer, sans engagement ring

    Updated On : Oct 31,2016   3:08 pm
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey, following her split from businessman James Packer, stepped out with her backup dancer Bryan Tanaka without her engagement ring in place. View More..