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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 05 Aug 2015
  • Address:
    6298 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 42nd
    Monthly Average: 89th
  • Notes: The 2,556th Star

Mariah Carey

Next star: Donald O'Connor
Previous stretch: Zubin Mehta

Biography

Carey performing live on Good Morning America in May 2013

Source: Wikipedia

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. In 1990, she became known after the release of her first single "Vision of Love", taken from her eponymous debut album. Mariah Carey produced four chart-topping singles in the US and began what would become a string of commercially successful albums which solidified the singer as Columbia's highest selling act. Carey and Boyz II Men spent a record sixteen weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "One Sweet Day", which remains the longest-running number-one song in US chart history. Following a contemptuous divorce from Sony Music head Tommy Mottola, Carey adopted a new image and traversed towards hip hop with the release of Butterfly (1997). In 1998, she was honored as the world's best-selling recording artist of the 1990s at the World Music Awards and subsequently named the best-selling female artist of the millennium in 2000.

Fact file

  • Born: March 27, 1969 (age 47) or March 27, 1970 (age 46) Huntington, New York, U.S.
  • Residence: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter actress record producer philanthropist
  • Years active: 1988–present
  • Net worth: $500 million (December 2013 estimate)
  • Spouse(s): Tommy Mottola (m. 1993; div. 1997) Nick Cannon (m. 2008; div. 2015)
  • Partner(s): Luis Miguel (1997–2001)
  • Children: 2
  • Website: mariahcarey.com
  • Genres: R&B pop hip hop soul
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Labels: Columbia Virgin MonarC Island Def Jam Epic Legacy

Read more about Mariah Carey at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Mariah Carey to headline Brighton Pride 2020
BBC Entertainment, 2020-02-14 10:09:03
The "global icon" is set to repeat the success of previous headliners Kylie Minogue and Britney Spears.

chrislwillman
Variety, 2020-02-12 14:00:53
Mariah Carey has moved her 30-year songwriting catalog to ASCAP, the performing rights organization announced Wednesday. The library of hits that will now be administered for public performance by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers extends back three decades to the smashes “Vision of Love” and “Love Takes ...

Mariah Carey Moves to ASCAP
Billboard, 2020-02-12 14:00:00
Mariah Carey has moved to the performing rights organization ASCAP, which will now license public performances of the singer’s catalog of...

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