Mariah Carey is a New York Venezuelan Pop singer-songwriter who is one of the great voices of her generation, and a major influence on the singers who followed.
She is perhaps most famous for the holiday anthem, “All I Want for Christmas is You.”
Mariah Carey in New York City
Mariah Carey and Rosalía headline the Global Citizen Festival 2022 on the Central Park Great Lawn on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 4pm (2pm gates). Free, but ticketed (App download required). 🇬🇭🇮🇳🇪🇸🇻🇪
Mariah Carey Vision of Love
Mariah Carey is Afro-Venezuelan-Irish-American. She is gifted with a wide-ranging voice that can sing in very high registers. Carey is known for singing several notes on one syllable.
Mariah went from working in a restaurant to stardom in 1988 when Columbia Records chief Tommy Mottola listened to her demo tape. The first four singles from her first self-titled album reached number one. She won Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for Vision of Love; at the 1991 Grammys.
Carey’s 1994 Merry Christmas album with All I Want for Christmas is You is the best-selling Christmas album of all time.