Artist Spotlight: Mariah Carey
December 16, 2021
Our December Artist Spotlight feature is the ultimate queen of Christmas… the one and only Mariah Carey!
With a musical career spanning over 40 years, Mariah has become a musical sensation known for her five-octave vocal range, unique style, and signature use of the whistle register as well as creating one of the best Christmas songs of all time.
Here are a few fun facts you may not know about Mariah and her best selling songs…
– On Christmas Day in 2018, ‘All I Want For Christmas is You’ broke Spotify’s single-day record with 10.82 million plays in 24 hours.
– The single eventually went to number one for the first time in 2021 after 26 years.
– ‘Without You’ from Mariah’s third album ‘Music Box’ became her highest charting international single and her first #1 in most European markets.
– Did you know? Mariah has a five octave range, which is two octaves higher than a normal soprano. ‘Emotions’ showcases Mariah’s upper range and extensive use of the whistle register and critics praised her vocal performance.
– Mariah Carey has won five BRIT awards, her first being International Breakthrough Act and International Female Solo Artist in 1991.
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Your favourite Mariah classics + all 19 of her record-breaking #1 hits! Always Be My Baby, Hero, Fantasy, We Belong Together + more.