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 tackles racism in her new memoirThe Meaning of Mariah Carey, which hit shelves last week.The five-time Grammy winner details the childhood trauma she faced as a biracial person, which is unfortunately still a reality.She revealed that her son Moroccan was bullied by one of his friends, who turned out to be racist, as she promoted her biography Thursday on Watch What Happens Live.