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".
released its "200 Greatest Singers of All Time" list, but only now has Chaka Khan gotten wind of it, and she's not having it.While speaking to host Andrew Goldman on magazine's podcast, the Queen of Funk didn't pull any punches when sharing her exact feelings about the list.
On top of directing her wrath at editors for creating a list she says sows division, Khan also went off on those who landed ahead of her, like Mary J.
Blige.For starters, when Khan hopped on the podcast, she said she hadn't heard of the list. Goldman told her about it and reeled off where she and others ranked, and it seriously rankled her.
For the record, Khan came in at No. 29, well ahead of other legendary singers like Diana Ross (No. 87), Janis Joplin (No. 78), Tina Turner (No.Read more on etonline.com