Born in Huntington, Long Island, New York, on March 27, 1970, Mariah Carey is a stellar Grammy Award winning American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer.

In addition, Mariah Carey is known to be the most successful artist of the 1990s in the United States and had the most number-one singles (18 singles) for a solo artist in USA, second overall artist behind the Beatles.

Mariah Carey has a stellar voice range of an astounding 5 octaves with the capability of reaching 8 octaves, as demonstrated in "Emotions". Her most successful album, The Emancipation of Mimi, released April 2005, won Mariah Carey 3 Grammy Awards. Her most recent album is E = MC2, released April 15, 2008.
Boy 1: "Touch My Body!"

Boy 2: "EWW! What are you listening to?"

Girl 1: "'Touch My Body' by Mariah Carey. DUH!"

Girl 2: "Mariah Carey is awesome!!!
by EddyD July 18, 2008
One of the best! Mariah is half Veneszulen/Irish/Black and has the vocal range of a godess. Her music is pure quality and anyone that has anything to say bad about her is just jealous!
man Mariah Carey is the best not even Christina Aguleria could top that shit!
by DizzyLizzy November 20, 2006
Mariah is the best female singer in the world!
She has a high octave range, and writes her own music.
She is devoted to work for her fans, and calls her tue fans, "lambs".
Her songs and lyrics are beautiful, original, charismatic, and continues to inspire many artists today.
"You can never sing like Mariah Carey"
"I am so Mariah's lamb!"
" OMG! Your voice is amazing! you can like Mariah!"
"I luv Butterflies ^_^"
by *~*~Lamb_gurl~*~* January 15, 2005
A famous singer that has a talent for singing high notes and finding lost dogs.
-Dude, I lost my dog.
-Did you use a dog whistle?
-I lost that too.
-Did you call Mariah Carey and ask her to sing her highest note?
-Aw man, I never thought of that. Now I feel stupid.
by Wanta Fanta April 13, 2009
With her unique talent and signature vocal abilities, Mariah Carey commanded the world’s attention when she made her musical debut in the early nineties. In less than a decade, Mariah Carey emerged as one of the most popular and widely acclaimed talents in music. As a singer and songwriter, Carey has been recognized with the most prestigious accolades in the industry including two Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, Billboard's “Artist of the Decade" Award and the World Music Award for “World's Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium" to name a few. As the best-selling female performer of all time, Mariah Carey has continuously raised the bar and set the standard of excellence within the music industry worldwide.

Carey started singing at the tender age of four and her innate talent quickly progressed. While attending middle school, she began honing her songwriting skills and upon high school graduation she immediately left for New York City to pursue a lifetime ambition - her dream of a musical career.

From the beginning, Carey’s luminous talent quickly distinguished her in New York and her vocals were in demand by a variety of artists. Her major break came while singing backup for Brenda K. Starr, who gave Mariah’s demo tape to then Sony Music Entertainment Chief Tommy Mottola. Soon afterwards, Mottola signed Mariah to her first recording contract with Columbia Records.

With a fresh-face and angelic allure Mariah exploded on the scene with a signature style that displayed a vocal intensity that had never been seen before. Released in 1990, Carey’s self-titled debut was an immense hit, firmly establishing her as one of the most talented artists in the industry. The album which spawned an extraordinary four #1 singles: “Vision of Love,""Love Takes Time,""Someday," and "I Don't Wanna Cry," led to two Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Vocalist. Carey continued her success with a series of singles from Emotions and MTV Unplugged albums that consistently placed her at the top of the charts.

With the 1993 release of Music Box, which included the chart-topping hit singles "Dreamlover" and "Hero," Carey produced her most commercially successful album to date going an astounding ten-times platinum. Carey soon hit yet another career milestone with the release of her first holiday album Merry Christmas, which contained the instant classic "All I Want for Christmas is You." Over the next two years, Carey continued her relentless chart domination with the album Daydream (1995). Daydream’s “Fantasy” single debuted at number one, making Mariah the second artist in history and the first female performer to accomplish that feat. The album’s other single, "One Sweet Day" (recorded with Boyz II Men), stayed at the top of the charts for a mind-blowing 16 weeks. Carey followed with the Hip-Hop and R&B infused Butterfly which introduced a new chapter in Mariah’s career teaming her with the hottest names in the music business such as Sean Combs and Missy Elliott.

A true testament to her longevity, Carey released #1’s, a compilation of her chart-topping hits in 1998. The album also included a new song, "When You Believe" (from the film “The Prince of Egypt”), a duet with Whitney Houston, pairing two of the most successful female recording artists in Pop history.Rainbow, with its chart-topping hit "Heartbreaker," followed in 1999 with startling success.

Always at the top of her game, the ever-thriving Carey sparked the interest of the Universal Music Group's Island Def Jam Records who in May 2002 signed her to an exclusive recording contract. Later that year, Carey made her Island Def Jam debut with the release of the multi-platinum Charmbracelet.

After more than a decade of hits that include the staggering success of 15 #1 singles, Carey released her latest self-penned album The Emancipation of Mimi, in April 2005.

THE EMANCIPATION OF MIMI, Mariah's 10th studio album, is the long-awaited follow-up to 2002's RIAA platinum Charmbracelet. Heralding the new album's release, the New York Times ran unprecedented features two days in a row. In his Critic's Choice selection, Jon Pareles devoted a lengthy review to the album, summing up "Mariah... makes herself a 21st-century pop contender." "A Superstar Returns With Another New Self."
THE EMANCIPATION OF MIMI debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart!

This is the truth, the way it is, take it or leave it!
...Carey is back and bigger than ever!
by Tanyo May 13, 2005
THE BEST SINGER IN THE UNIVERSE! Powerful voice, stunning vocal range, looks, body and an amazing personality.
Listen 2 "Vision of Love" and "All I Ever Wanted"...U'll understand what i mean... THIS GIRL SURE HAS THE PIPES TO BLOW AND BRING THE HOUSE DOWN!
Xtina and Whitney are bitches...but Mariah Carey is a pure, true-to-the-heart singer who can move mountains with that voice
by MC_will_alwayz b my baby April 23, 2006
An amazing singer who has a range of five octaves although she can hit eight,(as demonstrated in her song Emotions, among others) Writes, produces, and sings all of her songs. Bi-racial, African-American, Irish, and Venezuelan. Has a heart of gold, she does not just give to charity, she takes time out of her schedule to help needing people, and this isn't just a one time thing, she does this A LOT. Here genre is mostly catagorized as RnB, people who say it is Pop, are wrong, unless you count some of her explosive ballads. She has a strong sense of faith. Has been labeled a diva.

Also can be used instead of saying the word breakdown. Mariah Carey is a type of breakdown. A Mariah Carey Breakdown=
not sleeping and not eating because you are working so much...and with the lack of these functions one finds themselves feeling dizzy, disoriented, tired tired tired, possibly unloved, and just in need of some fun...so one will try and have fun, but will go so far out that everyone around thinks you've gone completely mad. So you separate yourself, trying to avoid the public eye, because you don't want anymore false rumors than need be...you try and get some time to yourself, and you try and watch your behavior more, but then that damn career/school pops up again and its back to work...but you are so out of whack by now that instead of doing what you are "supposed" to be doing, you recoil to a somewhat isolated place, where you, again, try and find solice, but this time, you kind of just pass out, and then you find the people around you checking you into a hospital because this is the only way you can get the rest, nutrients, and peace that you need, until finally you can recover and recuperate(?) from this extreme exhaustion and malnutrition. This can be abbreviated as MCB.
Mariah Carey has just made yet another #1 single!

I'm a complete mess and I'm on the verge of a Mariah Carey Breakdown.
by McBailey January 02, 2008

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