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".
Mariah Carey has revealed that she worked on an alternative rock album in the 1990s.The singer is releasing her new memoir, called The Making of Mariah Carey, next week, and has been sharing snippets of the book on her Twitter account.Revealing the latest teaser, she wrote: “Fun fact: I did an alternative album while I was making [1995 album] ‘Daydream’.