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Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey


Format: CD
Label: SONY
Catalog: 45202
Rel. Date: 05/15/1990
UPC: 074644520224

Mariah Carey
Artist: Mariah Carey
Format: CD
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''Mariah Carey'' is the self-titled debut album by American singer Mariah Carey, released in the United States on June 12, 1990, by Columbia Records. Although sales of the album were initially slow, it made Carey very popular on American radio and in time became a worldwide success. The album was successful in most music markets, spending eleven non-consecutive weeks atop the ''Billboard'' 200 and reached the top ten in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and United Kingdom. Five singles were released from the album, four of which became number one hits on the Hot 100, with most reaching the top-ten in various worldwide markets. The first single "Vision of Love" was critically lauded and is credited by contemporary music critics as bringing the use of Melisma to the 1990s. Carey became the first artist to have their first five singles top the Hot 100, of them four belonged to ''Mariah Carey''.

''Mariah Carey'' received generally positive reviews from music critics, and it became the best-selling album of 1991 in the United States. In Australia, the album finished sixth on the ARIA Charts end of 1991 top fifty albums. The album has sold 4,854,000 copies in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan, which began couting sales post March 1, 1991. ''Mariah Carey'' was certified nine-times platinum, by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on December 15, 1999, denoting shipments of nine million copies across the United States. Despite its success in the United States, the album experienced moderate success in most European markets, a trend her albums would follow until her 1993 release, ''Music Box''. In Canada, the album became an commercial success, where it was certified seven-times platinum by the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA). Worldwide, the album has sold over fifteen million copies. - Wikipedia

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