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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 05 Aug 2015
  • Address:
    6298 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 59th
    Monthly Average: 96th
  • 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

milaan2005
Variety, 2020-05-26 15:00:11
Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Rodney Jerkins, whose credits include songs by Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey and Beyoncé, is no stranger to working with nervous artists in the studio. But having actress Tracee Ellis Ross in the vocal booth presented a different kind of challenge. “Any artist would ...

Andre Harrell dies: Mariah Carey, John Legend, Kamala Harris mourn Uptown Records founder
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-05-09 19:25:09
Tributes to revered music executive Andre Harrell, who helped launch the careers of Mary J. Blige and Sean Combs, poured out on social media.

Andre Harrell Dead at 59: Mariah Carey, John Legend and More Honor Music Executive
Entertainment Tonigh, 2020-05-09 08:42:16
The music executive was beloved by many in the hip-hop and R&B; world.

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