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".
Janet Jackson is giving fans a little treat this Labor Day.The songstress took to Instagram on Monday to share a teaser for her upcoming two-part biographical documentary, , coming in January.The teaser features concert footage, behind-the-scenes looks at Jackson's life, old home movies, and interviews with some of her friends and contemporaries, including Mariah Carey and Paula Abdul, who remark on Jackson's impact and personality.«She's an empowered woman,» Carey says, in the teaser, as Abdul adds, «She is a force to be reckoned with.»The teaser itself, which is scored by the singer's 1986 hit «Control,» also gives a look at some footage from her childhood that features some of her famous family members — including late brother Michael.Read more on etonline.com