Mariah Carey Facts
American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress
- Mariah Carey released her self-titled debut studio album in 1990
- She left Columbia in 2000, and signed a record-breaking $100 million recording contract with Virgin Records.
- She was hospitalized for severe exhaustion because of physical and emotional breakdown while working for her first film Glitter (2001).
- She sold more than 200 million records worldwide during her two decare career.
- According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), she is the third best-selling female artist in the United States, with 63 million certified albums.
- She won five Grammy Awards.
- Eminem used to date her.
- Love is the subject of the majority of her lyrics.
- She possesses a 5-octave vocal range and has the ability to reach notes beyond the 7th octave.