Mariah Carey: The Melismatic Singing Style

Mariah Carey is a well-known singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

She is noted for her five-octave vocal range and melismatic singing style.

Her signature use of the whistle register and songwriting made her a top singer.

In addition to five Grammy Awards, Carey has won numerous Billboard Music Awards and World Music Awards.

She has also had 19 number-one hits in the United States, one fewer than the Beatles.

Carey also appeared in films and on television shows.

Mariah's most successful song of all time is "All I Want For Christmas Is You."

Mariah Carey has been married twice.

She married Tommy Mottola in 1993 and divorced in 1998.

After a few years, she married Nick Cannon, whom she later divorced in 2018.

Mariah is mom to twins—daughter Monroe and son Moroccan, her children with ex-husband Nick Cannon.