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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) 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. Following her marriage to Mottola in 1993, a series of hit records, including Emotions (1991), Music Box (1993) and Merry Christmas (1994), established her position as Columbia's highest-selling act. Daydream (1995), made music history when the second single, "One Sweet Day" a duet with Boyz II Men, spent a record sixteen weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100, and remains the longest-running number-one song in US chart history. During the recording of the album Carey began to deviate from her pop background, and slowly traversed into R&B and Hip-hop. After her separation from Mottola, this musical change was evident with the release of Butterfly (1997). Carey left Columbia in 2000, and signed a record-breaking $100 million recording contract with Virgin Records. In 2001, Carey ventured into film with Glitter

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Mariah Snipes at Nicki
Nicki Goes Ballistic CAUGHT ON TAPE

9:47 AM PT -- Sources tell TMZ, Nicki's rant on the "American Idol" set went beyond mere name-calling Tuesday ... the rapper also threatened Mariah's life, saying, "If I had a gun, I would shoot… READ MORE >

Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj CALL A TRUCE on 'American Idol'

Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj
CALL TRUCE

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- 662 days ago
Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey -- Already at Each Other's Throats on 'American Idol'

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey
Already At Each Other's Throats

Mariah Carey wasted no time proving what we told you 2 weeks ago -- there's only room for one diva on "American Idol."Carey and Nicki Minaj went at it during the first "A.I." taping Sunday in NYC.… READ MORE >

- 663 days ago
'American Idol' -- Judges Get Right to Work

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- 664 days ago
'American Idol' -- Judges List Official, Randy Jackson Survives

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- 664 days ago
Randy Jackson -- Gets Reprieve on 'American Idol'

Randy Jackson
Gets Reprieve on 'American Idol'

Randy Jackson is staying at the judge's table on "American Idol" ... after negotiations with Enrique Iglesias fizzled out. Sources tell TMZ ... Jackson is very close to signing his deal ... after… READ MORE >

- 669 days ago
Mariah Carey -- I Could Judge 'American Idol' ... BY MYSELF!!!!

Mariah Carey
I Could Judge 'Idol' ... BY MYSELF!

Mariah Carey doesn't need no stinkin' co-judges on "American Idol" ... the diva tells TMZ she can do it all by her damn self!!!! And with multiple personalities, she's just the person to pull it… READ MORE >

- 673 days ago
Only One Judge Has Signed On For 'American Idol'

'American Idol'
Only 1 Judge Has Signed On

"American Idol" is in a pickle -- the judges start their on-air auditions in New York City in 2 weeks, and only one judge has signed a deal ... sources connected with the show tell TMZ.Our sources… READ MORE >

- 675 days ago
Katy Perry -- Rejects $20 Million 'American Idol' Deal

Katy Perry
$20 Mil 'Idol' Offer REJECTED

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- 686 days ago
Mariah Carey to 'American Idol' -- I Was Told There'd Be No Nicki Minaj

Mariah to 'Idol'
I Was Told There'd Be NO Nicki Minaj

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- 690 days ago

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