Why Famous: Came to prominence after releasing her self-titled debut studio album "Mariah Carey", which went multiplatinum and spawned four consecutive number one singles.
She has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
She has won five Grammy Awards, and is famed for her five-octave vocal range.
- 1993-06-05 Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)
- 1998-03-05 Singer Mariah Carey and mugic mogul Tommy Mottola divorce after 2 years of marriage
- 2008-04-30 Singer-songwriter Mariah Carey (41) weds actor and rapper Nick Cannon (31) at Bahamian estate on the island of Windermere
- 2014-12-12 Actor and comedian Nick Cannon (37) files for divorce from singer Mariah Carey (48) after 6 years of marriage
- 1990-06-12 "Mariah Carey" debut album by Mariah Carey is released
- 1991-02-20 33rd Grammy Awards: Another Day in Paradise, Mariah Carey
- 1991-03-12 5th Soul Train Music Awards: Johnny Gill, Mariah Carey win
- 1993-01-25 20th American Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey win
- 1994-12-07 5th Billboard Music Awards: Ace of Base & Mariah Carey win
- 1998-11-17 Mariah Carey releases "#1's"
- 2001-10-21 "United We Stand" benefit concert for September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks victims, held at RFK Stadium Washington, D.C. organized and headlined by Michael Jackson and featuring Aerosmith, Mariah Carey and The Backstreet Boys
- 2003-03-01 17th Soul Train Music Awards: LL Cool J, Mariah Carey & Nelly win
- 2005-03-29 "We Belong Together" single is released by Mariah Carey (Grammy Awards for Best R&B Song and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance 2006, Billboard Song of the Year 2005)
- 2008-04-03 Mariah Carey overtakes Elvis Presley's record of 17 No. 1 US hits with her 18th ‘Touch My Body’, only The Beatles have more with 20