Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1970, in Huntington, Long Island, New York, USA. She is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and occasional actress. Carey came to prominence after releasing her self titled debut Album Mariah Carey in 1990, it went multiplatinum and spawned four consecutive number one singles on the USA Billboard Hot 100 chart. She signed a multimillion dollar contract deal with Island Records in 2002, and after an unsuccessful period, returned to the top of music charts with The Emancipation of Mimi. Its second single We Belong Together became her most successful single of the 2000s, and was later named Song of the Decade by Billboard. Throughout her career, Carey has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In 1998, she was honored as the world’s best-selling recording artist of the 1990s at the World Music Awards. According to the RIAA, she is the third best selling female artist in the USA, with 63.5 million certified albums. Carey has won 5 Grammy Awards, 19 World Music Awards, 11 American Music Awards, and 31 Billboard Music Awards.
Albums: Mariah Carey, Emotions, Music Box, Merry Christmas, Daydream, Butterfly, Rainbow, Glitter, Charmbracelet, The Emancipation of Mimi, Memories of an Imperfect Angel, Merry Christmas II You and Me I’m Mariah.