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The life of Mariah Carey

Finally, 25 years after its release, her holiday classic "All I Want For Christmas" has hit #1. This is Mariah Carey's story.

Meet Mariah Carey

25 years after its first release, her Christmas anthem is finally No. 1 in the US charts, she’s one of the greatest divas of all time, her out-of-this-world voice out can hit 5 octaves, and her legs are insured for $1 billion, this is Mariah Carey. Mariah Carey was born in 1969 or 1970, she refuses to give her date of birth or even use the word “birthday”. Her father was an aeronautical engineer, her mother an opera singer and vocal coach. As a child, she was a victim of racism. In high school, she was nicknamed "Mirage" as she often cut class. In 1987, she moved to New York, worked a number of odd jobs and started making money as a singer in bars. She’s one of the rare singers with a 5-octave vocal range, capable of hitting the lowest and highest notes, which makes her voice easy to recognize. In December 1988, she slipped her demo tape to Tommy Mottola during a party, the head of Columbia Records. Impressed, he spent two weeks looking for her, before finally finding her and offering her a contract.

Prime Run

In 1990, she released her first eponymous album, 4 of her singles ranked at the top of the charts she won 2 Grammy Awards. In 1993, she married her manager, Tommy Mottola, who convinced her to eat meat again even though she was a vegetarian. In November 1994, she released the album "Merry Christmas" featuring the iconic track "All I Want for Christmas Is You". That same year, she joined the Fresh Air Fund, a non-profit that offers holidays and educational programs to disadvantaged children. In 1999, her song "When You Believe", a duet with Whitney Houston for "The Prince of Egypt", was awarded an Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 2001, she made her screen debut in "Glitter". But the film was a flop. That same year, she burned out and had to be hospitalized for 2 weeks.

Back on Top

In 2008, she married actor Nick Cannon, who she met on the set of one of her music videos. Together, they had twins: Monroe and Moroccan, born in 2011. In 2009, her performance as a social worker in "Precious" was hailed by critics. In 2015, she began her two-year residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. On December 31st, 2016, she was globally mocked for of her failed lip-sync performance during Dick Clark's New Year's show in Times Square. The following year, she decided to try her luck and participated in the show again, this time singing live. That same year, she received the GLAAD's Ally Award for her support of the LGBT+ community. In 2018, she publicly announced that she suffered from bipolar disorder. Mariah Carey is adored/loved for her diva eccentricities. On December 16th, 2019, 25 years after its release, "All I Want for Christmas Is You" rose to the top of the charts for the first time.

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12/23/2019 12:58 PM

162 comments

  • Natasha M.
    04/04/2021 01:18

    ! ❤️ Love her!

  • Jibb A.
    04/03/2021 14:27

    we live in her music

  • Dexter C.
    04/03/2021 00:24

    Sir

  • Brittany M.
    03/30/2021 10:54

    Was never a MC fan. Music sounded the same to me (especially the 90s). However, she does have an amazing voice and there are a handful of songs I enjoy from her. The diva thing is annoying, but I suppose each industry has to have one lol.

  • Jessy M.
    03/29/2021 01:18

    Absolutely gorgeous and talent!💜

  • Lorraine L.
    03/26/2021 06:05

    I'd love it if she did a jazz album, can you imagine the vocals on it. Wow

  • Junn M.
    03/23/2021 14:50

    I ❤ Mariah...from the 🇵🇭

  • MiMi E.
    03/15/2021 08:34

    ❤❤❤❤❤❤

  • Mijail D.
    03/02/2021 17:09

    "All hail and bow to Mariah Carey, The Queen of Divas, Protector of the vocal skills from the realm, Archiduchess of Vocal range/registers, Empress of agility, The unmatched, The Mellisma mother, The Goddess of Songwriting and producing, The one often imitated, but never duplicated, The embodiment of pure success",. My simpleton ears are not worthy of your talent but a simple sung phrase will be enough to heal me for all eternity. She has a career of 19 # songs, 250 million album sold, 2 Diamond albums, 2 of the biggest selling albums in history, she has accumulated 82 weeks at #1 in total, closest artist is Rihanna and she has 60 weeks. Biggest selling Christmas album of all time, she has 2 songs in the Billboard Hot 100 songs of all time. She is the highest ranked female artists in Billboards biggest artists of all time and she is 4th overall, she is the female producer with the most #1 songs, only artist in history to score a #1 song in 4 different decades proving her timeless endurance and is regarded as one of the most accomplished vocalists with a 5 octave vocal range, unparalleled access to her whistle register, Congressional award recipient for her philanthropic work at Camp Mariah, holds the biggest comeback in music history with a song staying atop the BB hot 100 for 14 weeks, first female artist a to score a #1 debut song and first artist overall to score multiple debuts at #1, one of those stayed atop the BB Hot 100 for 16 weeks a record held for 27 years after a song with 13 remixes dethroned it (completely unfair).

  • Neil B.
    01/11/2021 03:33

    She's a Living Legend. Period. Cherish her ❤️

  • Carlo M.
    01/09/2021 13:55

    Bruh her legs worth $1 B, might chop it.

  • Chhay S.
    01/02/2021 10:14

    She was born in 1970

  • Brian M.
    12/31/2020 20:06

    They really need to replace that can hit 5 octaves with COULD hit....

  • Denisa H.
    12/27/2020 00:24

    😍

  • Roxie S.
    12/26/2020 08:07

    The emancipation of meme my child hood ok

  • Jesler L.
    12/25/2020 01:14

    She should insured her vocal chords instead..

  • Jamail M.
    12/21/2020 17:08

    Mariah McConnell

  • Gio C.
    12/19/2020 06:18

    All i want for Christmas is you is her 19th Number 1 hit.

  • Paul
    12/19/2020 02:33

    1 billion na gali iya legs

  • Jessica M.
    12/18/2020 11:44

    She is a boss, example of hardworking beautiful and intelligent woman❤

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