Posts tagged "Mariah Carey"

Mariah Carey’s 5 Best High Notes In One Minute, From “Vision Of Love” To “You’re Mine”: Idolator Instant

It's unofficially Mariah Carey Week here at the Idolator office (oh, okay — it's pretty much official), and to celebrate the release of the diva's brilliantly-titled 14th (!!) studio album Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse, we've compiled her five best high notes from her singles over the past 24 years in one…
By: Robbie Daw / May 29, 2014

Mariah Carey’s ‘Elusive Chanteuse’ Is Unlikely To Debut At Number One Due To Weak Sales

Mariah Carey's Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse is one of the artistic high points of the superstar's long and glittering career but that hasn't translated into bumper sales. The album is predicted to sell between 60,000 and 65,000 in its opening week, which should snare a top five debut on the Billboard…
By: Mike Wass / May 28, 2014

Mariah Carey Arrives (More Than) Fashionably Late To The World Music Awards

Last night at the World Music Awards in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Mariah Carey took home the Pop Icon Award for having the most number one singles in America, but not without reaffirming her true diva status first.  Arriving four hours late, Mimi delayed the awards show as well as her own launch party for her latest…
By: Rachel Sonis / May 28, 2014

Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse’: Review Revue

Five years after the release of her last album, Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel, pop queen Mariah Carey has returned with new LP. And ever since the superstar revealed her album's slightly oddball title, the emergence of Me. I am Mariah… the Elusive Chanteuse has been accompanied by just a slight sense of... huh?
By: Rachel Sonis / May 27, 2014

Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse': Album Review

Forget about the ridiculous title, botched rollout and highly questionable cover art. Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse is an incredibly solid LP that makes much more sense as a complete body of work than the long trail of mystifying buzz singles would have you believe. It’s a concept album of sorts,…
By: Mike Wass / May 27, 2014

Stream Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse’

Mariah Carey's grammatically suspect new album drops in just one week (on May 27), and ahead of the long-awaited release Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse is streaming at iTunes. Of course, we've already heard "Thirsty" (both with and…
By: Carl Williott / May 20, 2014

Mariah Carey’s “You Don’t Know What To Do” Makes Its Radio Debut: Listen

Mariah Carey's “You Don't Know What to Do” has made its radio debut. Early on May 19, featured rapper Wale called in to The Russ Parr Morning Show to properly introduce the song to listeners. When Carey debuted…
By: Christina Lee / May 19, 2014

Whatcha Say: Solange, Beyonce and Mariah Carey Got Our Readers Talking

It's Friday, Idolator readers! And what an unexpected week in pop it was, right Solange's shocking assault of Jay Z in an elevator with Bey made the Internet explode on Monday, followed by the memes and Twitter detective work by the BeyHive. (And then the family made a statement and now everything…
By: Bradley Stern / May 16, 2014

Mariah Carey & Wale Debut “You Don’t Know What To Do” On ‘TODAY': Watch

Mariah Carey debuted a new song, “You Don't Know What to Do” featuring Wale, on May 16 at TODAY. She appeared as she did at this year's BET Honors – in a slinky black dress, while draped over a baby grand piano. But the song isn't the same sort of throwback to nightclub jazz.
By: Christina Lee / May 16, 2014

From “Vision Of Love” To “Thirsty”, Mariah Carey’s 16 Best Single Covers

Mariah Carey breathed new life into her Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse album campaign by dropping "Thirsty" earlier this week. The super catchy club banger not only hit the spot musically, it also delivered yet another piece of visual art in the form of a sexy, sassy and possibly CGI-generated single cover.
By: Mike Wass / May 15, 2014

Mariah Carey’s “Thirsty” Hook Was Lifted From Purple Crush? The Pop Duo Certainly Thinks So

Mariah Carey's Elusive Chanteuse campaign finally hit its stride when endlessly quotable club-banger "Thirsty" dropped earlier this week. It's just what the world wants from Mimi — a flawless vocal, slick production (courtesy of Hit-Boy) and an insanely catchy hook. Only, Los Angeles-based duo Purple Crush claim the diva stole the latter from…
By: Mike Wass / May 15, 2014

Mariah Carey Drops A Solo Version Of New ‘Elusive Chanteuse’ Single “Thirsty”: Listen

Well that didn't take long. Mariah Carey only premiered Rich Homie Quan-assisted single "Thirsty" this morning (May 13) but a solo version of has already found its way online. And it's an improvement on the original. Not that there's anything wrong with the slick Hit-Boy production — I just don't like being distracted from Mimi's mesmerizing vocals,…
By: Mike Wass / May 13, 2014

Mariah Carey Debuts New Single “Thirsty” Featuring Rich Homie Quan: Listen

“Everything's been sort of down to the wire,” Mariah Carey has said of her new album. While she wanted a surprise release for…
By: Christina Lee / May 13, 2014

Mariah Carey Will Open The World Music Awards In Monaco, Honored With Icon Award

Mariah Carey will opening the World Music Awards in Monte Carlo, Monaco on May 27. The glamorous diva will also be honored with the Icon Award for all her stunning achievements in the music industry. As the event's website notes: "She has sold over 200 Million albums and is the [solo] recording artist…
By: Mike Wass / May 12, 2014

Whatcha Say: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga And Jennifer Lopez Got Our Readers Talking

TGIF, Idolator readers! First things first: It's Mother's Day on Sunday! Make sure you're in a motherly state of mind by listening to our playlist of odes from our favorite pop mamas to their babies. This past week saw the premiere of not one, but two major pop diva world tours — Lady Gaga'…
By: Bradley Stern / May 9, 2014

Mariah Carey Unveils The Gorgeous Japanese Cover Of ‘Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse’

Mariah Carey's Japanese Lambs are in for a special treat. Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse will be released with a different cover in Japan and it's undeniably gorgeous. The ageless diva poses with her hair slicked back against the same starry background used for the two US versions. It's simple and pretty…
By: Mike Wass / May 9, 2014

Mariah Carey Talks ‘Me. I Am Mariah’ Album Delays On The ‘Late Show’, Has A Smart Phone Meltdown: Watch

One thing that eluded chanteuse Mariah Carey on the Late Show last night was her ability to thumb through her phone and generate a Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse-like album title for host David Letterman. The bit ended up making for better TV than it otherwise would have, thanks to Mimi's flustered ranting…
By: Robbie Daw / May 8, 2014

Mariah Carey Shows More Sexy Curves In Terry Richardson’s Porn-Light ‘Wonderland’ Shoot: Photos

As we know, Mariah Carey stripped down to her bare essentials for everyone's (least?) favorite sleazy uncle Terry Richardson to promote her upcoming, but much-delayed, 14th album Me. I Am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse (out May 27). But don't get too grossed out — at least she didn't go this far with the…
By: Robbie Daw / May 8, 2014

Rihanna’s Instagram Account Is Still Missing: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Rihanna's Instagram account is still missing. I'm not sure why this is news but Billboard went as far as contacting the social media giant for comment. They admit to briefly suspending the account but insist they reactivated it. The rest remains a mystery. [Billboard] :: This should be taken with…
By: Mike Wass / May 8, 2014

Mother’s Day Playlist: 8 Songs From Our Favorite Pop Mamas That Celebrate Their Kids

The reigning pop stars of today are no doubt talented, hard-working and fearless. Yet what makes many of the reigning female artists extra-special is their balance of taking care of their children while simultaneously ruling the music world. From Beyonce to Lily Allen to Britney Spears, these pop stars (and all moms around the world)…
By: Bianca Gracie / May 7, 2014
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