Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. Referred to as the "Songbird Supreme" by Guinness World Records, she is noted for her five-octave vocal range, melismatic singing style, and signature use of the whistle register.
She rose to fame in 1990 after signing to Columbia Records and releasing her eponymous debut album, which topped the U.S. Billboard 200 for eleven consecutive weeks. Soon after, Carey became the only artist ever to have their first five singles reach number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, from "Vision of Love" to "Emotions".
Tina Turner by sharing the last words the pop icon said to her.Turner died yesterday at the age of 83 following a long illness, her spokesperson said.“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner.
With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow,” a statement on her social media pages read.“Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music.
All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family. Tina, we will miss you dearly.”Many celebrities have since paid tribute to the legendary singer, including Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Debbie Harry, Karen O and more.Bassett – who played the Queen of Rock’n’Roll in the 1993 film What’s Love Got to Do With It about Turner’s life and career – shared her own tribute for the late singer, recalling the powerful final words she said to her.“How do we say farewell to a woman who owned her pain and trauma and used it as a means to help change the world?” the actor wrote in an Instagram post.It went on: “Through her courage in telling her story, her commitment to stay the course in her life, no matter the sacrifice, and her determination to carve out a space in rock and roll for herself and for others who look like her, Tina Turner showed others who lived in fear what a beautiful future filled with love, compassion, and freedom should look like.“Her final words to me – for me – were “You never mimicked me.
Instead, you reached deep into your soul, found your inner Tina, and showed her to the world.”“I shall hold these words close to my heart for the rest of my days.Read more on nme.com