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Mariah Carey

Born Mar 27, 1969

Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She made her recording debut in 1990 under the guidance of Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola, and released her self-titled debut studio album, Mariah Carey. The album went multi-platinum and spawned four consecutive number one singles, on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.… Read More

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1970 Birth Born on March 27, 1970.


1988 18 Years Old As Starr's friendship with Carey grew, so did her interest in helping Carey succeed in the industry. In December 1988, Carey accompanied Starr to a record executives' gala, where she handed her demo tape to the head of Columbia Records, Tommy Mottola, who listened to it on his way back home. … Read More


1990 20 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She rose to prominence after releasing her self-titled debut studio album Mariah Carey in 1990; it went multiplatinum and spawned four consecutive number one singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. … Read More
Mariah Carey finished as the best-selling album in the United States in 1991, while totaling sales of over 15 million copies.
1992 22 Years Old …  On March 16, 1992, Carey recorded a seven-piece set-list at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, New York. … Read More
1993 23 Years Old 1 More Event
During early 1993, Carey began working on her third studio album, Music Box. … Read More
…  Following Music Box, Carey took a relatively large period of time away from the public eye, and began working on an unknown project throughout 1994.
1995 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Critically, the album was heralded as Carey's best to date; The New York Times named it one of 1995's best albums, and wrote, "best cuts bring R&B candy-making to a new peak of textural refinement Carey's songwriting has taken a leap forward and become more relaxed, sexier and less reliant on thudding clichés." … Read More
…  On April 14, 1998, Carey partook in the VH1 Divas benefit concert, where she sang alongside Aretha Franklin, Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Gloria Estefan, and Carole King. … Read More
During the spring of 1999, Carey began working on the final album per her record contract with Sony.


…  Just a few months later, in July 2001, it was widely reported that Carey had suffered a physical and emotional breakdown. … Read More
2002 - 2007 9 More Events
2008 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked her at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists, making Carey the second most successful female artist in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. … Read More
On January 20, 2009, Carey performed "Hero" at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball after Barack Obama was sworn as the first African-American president of the United States.


In May 2010, Carey dropped out of her planned appearance in For Colored Girls, the film adaptation of the play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, citing medical reasons.
In February 2011, Carey announced that she had officially began writing new material for her upcoming fourteenth studio album. … Read More
2012 42 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 1, 2012, Carey performed at New York City's Gotham Hall; her first time performing since pregnancy. … Read More
In February 2013 Carey recorded and released a song called "Almost Home", for the soundtrack of the Walt Disney Studios film Oz the Great and Powerful. … Read More
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