Mariah Carey is a singer, song-writer, actress and producer of American origin. Carey recorded four albums, which topped the charts in the US. She was recognised at the World Music Awards as the “world's best-selling recording artist of the 1990s” and declared the “best-selling female artist of the millennium in 2000”. Carey's album, The Emancipation of Mimi in 2005 topped best-sellers list in the US, and its single, “We Belong Together” was declared as “Song of the Decade” by Billboard. She won the “Breakthrough Performance Award” at the Palm Springs International Film Festival for her supporting role in the film, Precious.
Mariah Carey has to her credit five Grammy Awards, 19 World Music Awards, 11 American and 14 Billboard Music Awards. She featured second in the VH list of “100 Greatest Women in Music”. It was no mean feat that Guinness World Records named Carey the “songbird supreme”. She is the third best-selling artist in the US, according to RIAA.