50 Most Powerful Women in Hollywood
In a career spanning over two decades, Mariah Carey has dominated the music charts with her five-octave vocal range.
She has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, she is the third best-selling female artist in the United States, with 63.5 million certified albums sold. With the release of 2008's "Touch My Body" (2008), Carey gained her eighteenth number one single in the United States, more than any other solo artist.
Aside from her commercial accomplishments, Carey has won five Grammy Awards, 17 World Music Awards, 11 American Music Awards, and 31 Billboard Music Awards.