"Mariah Carey" (born March 27 1970) is an American pop and R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. Carey made her debut in 1990 under the guidance of Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola and became the first recording act to have her first five singles top the U.S. ''Billboard'' Hot 100 chart. Following her marriage to Mottola in 1993, a series of subsequent hit records established her position as Columbia's highest-selling act. According to ''Billboard'' magazine, she was the most successful artist of the 1990s in the United States.
Carey took full creative control over her image and music following her separation from Mottola in 1997 and introduced elements of hip hop into her album material. Her popularity was in decline when she left Columbia in 2001 and she was dropped by Virgin Records the following year after a highly publicized physical and emotional breakdown and the poor reception of ''Glitter'', her film and soundtrack project. Carey later signed with Island/Def Jam and after an unsuccessful period, she returned to the forefront of popular music in 2005.
In 2000 the World Music Awards named Carey the best-selling female artist of all time, and...
|Born||March 27 1970|
|Origin||Long Island, New York|
|Occupation||Singer-songwriter, record producer, Actor|