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Mariah Carey, born on 25 March, 1969, in New York, U.S. She is often referred to as the "Songbird Supreme."
She was named after the Broadway show Paint Your Wagon's song
"They Call the Wind Maria"
Mariah gained vast popularity with her holiday music, due to which she dubbed the "Queen of Christmas."
She has a five-octave vocal range, which is one of the widest vocal ranges of any singer in history.
On 12 June, 1990, She released her first self titled studio album, "Mariah Carey," under Columbia Records.
Mariah Carey's most successful album is Music Box (1993). Which sold over 28 million copies worldwide.
So far in her career, Mariah has released 15 studio albums, 4 EPs, 1 remix, & 8 Compilation Albums.
She is also the only artist to date to have their first 5 singles reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Mariah Carey is also one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Her records sold over 210 million globally.
She has won 5 Grammy Awards, 10 American Music Awards, 19 World Music Awards, & 15 Billboard Music Awards.
In 2012, VH1 ranked Mariah as the 2nd greatest woman in music, & in 2023, Rolling Stone ranked her as the 5th greatest singer.
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