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Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American pop/R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. She made her recording debut, in 1990, under the guidance of Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola, and became the first recording artist to have her first five singles top the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Following her marriage to Mottola, in 1993, a series of hit records established her position as Columbia Records' highest-selling act.

Following her separation from Mottola, in 1997, she introduced elements of hip hop into her album work, to much initial success, but her popularity was in decline when she left Columbia, in 2001. She signed a record $80 million dollar deal with Virgin Records, only to be dropped from the label and bought out of her contract in the following year. This radical turn of events was due to the highly publicized physical and emotional breakdown, as well as the poor reception that was given to Glitter, her film and soundtrack project. In 2002, Carey signed with Island Records, and, after a relatively unsuccessful period, she returned to the top of pop music, in 2005, with her album, The Emancipation of Mimi.

In a career spanning over two decades, Carey has sold more than 200 million albums, singles and videos worldwide, according to Island Def Jam, which makes her one of the world's best-selling music artists. Carey was cited as the world’s best-selling recording artist of the 1990s at the 1998 World Music Awards and was also named the best-selling female artist of the millennium by the same award-giving body in 2000. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), she is the third-best-selling female artist, with shipments of 63 million albums. In 2008, Carey earned her eighteenth number one single on the Hot 100, the most for any solo artist. Aside from her commercial accomplishments, she has earned five Grammy Awards and is known for her five-octave vocal range, power, melismatic style and use of the whistle register.


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The scope of the project covers articles about Mariah Carey and her life and work. Included are also people and things directly related to — or who have achieved a significant part of their notability through their connection to Mariah Carey as an individual. All of these articles should be placed in the Category:Mariah Carey or one of its subcategories.

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7 articles
Mariah Carey
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"Vision of Love"
Stub-Class article "There's Got to Be a Way"
C-Class article "I Don't Wanna Cry"
Start-Class article "Someday"
B-Class article "Love Takes Time"
Stub-Class article The First Vision'

5 articles
Emotions
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"Emotions"
Start-Class article "Can't Let Go"
"Make It Happen"
"If It's Over"

4 articles
MTV Unplugged
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B-Class article "I'll Be There"
"If It's Over"
MTV Unplugged +3

8 articles
Music Box
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"Dreamlover"
"Hero"
"Anytime You Need a Friend"
Start-Class article "Never Forget You"
C-Class article "Without You"
Stub-Class article Here Is Mariah Carey
Start-Class article Music Box Tour

3 articles
Merry Christmas
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"All I Want for Christmas Is You"
Start-Class article "Joy to the World"

9 articles
Daydream
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"Fantasy"
"Underneath the Stars"
"One Sweet Day"
B-Class article "Open Arms"
"Always Be My Baby"
"Forever"
Stub-Class article Fantasy: Mariah Carey at Madison Square Garden
C-Class article Daydream World Tour

10 articles
Butterfly
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"Honey"
"Butterfly"
"My All"
"The Roof (Back in Time)"
"Close My Eyes"
"Breakdown"
Start-Class article "The Beautiful Ones"
Butterfly World Tour
Stub-Class article Around the World

5 articles
#1's
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Start-Class article "Sweetheart"
"When You Believe"
Start-Class article "I Still Believe"
Stub-Class article #1's

7 articles
Rainbow
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"Heartbreaker"
"Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)"
Start-Class article "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)"
"Crybaby"
"Thank God I Found You"
Stub-Class article Rainbow World Tour

3 articles
Start-Class article Greatest Hits
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"Never Too Far/Hero Medley"
Stub-Class article The Essential Mariah Carey

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Glitter
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"Loverboy"
Start-Class article "Don't Stop (Funkin' 4 Jamaica)"
Stub-Class article "Reflections (Care Enough)"
Start-Class article "Never Too Far"
Start-Class article Glitter

5 articles
Charmbracelet
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"Through the Rain"
"Boy (I Need You)"
C-Class article "Bringin' On the Heartbreak"
Start-Class article Charmbracelet World Tour

12 articles
The Emancipation of Mimi
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C-Class article "It's Like That"
"We Belong Together"
"Shake It Off"
"Mine Again"
"Say Somethin'"
"Get Your Number"
"Fly Like a Bird"
"Don't Forget About Us"
Stub-Class article "So Lonely"
C-Class article The Adventures of Mimi
Start-Class article The Adventures of Mimi

8 articles
E=MC²
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"Migrate"
"Touch My Body"
"I Stay in Love"
"Side Effects"
"I'm That Chick"
"I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time"
"Bye Bye"

9 articles
B-Class article Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel
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"Betcha Gon' Know (The Prologue)"
"Obsessed"
C-Class article "H.A.T.E.U."
C-Class article "Up Out My Face"
C-Class article "Angels Cry"
C-Class article "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Start-Class article Live at the Pearl
Start-Class article Angels Advocate Tour

3 articles
B-Class article Merry Christmas II You
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"Oh Santa!"
Start-Class article "When Christmas Comes"

9 articles
C-Class article Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse
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C-Class article "#Beautiful"
"Thirsty"
Start-Class article "You're Mine (Eternal)"
Start-Class article "You Don't Know What to Do"
"Betcha Gon' Know"
Start-Class article "The Art of Letting Go"
Stub-Class article The Elusive Chanteuse Show
"Triumphant (Get 'Em)"

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