Mariah carey

This essay has a total of 473 words and 3 pages.

mariah carey

Mariah Carey is diva. Her hits have spanned two decades and have broken records long held
by music heavyweights like the Beatles and one Elvis Presley. Her concerts have grown
exponentially and she consistenly sells out venues across the globe. Her success has
allowed her to throw millions and millions of dollars around as if it were petty cash. But
she insists, she's still just a girl from New York.


Mariah grew up on Long Island, daughter to hard working parents. Her father Alfred Roy,
half Venezuelan, and her mother Patricia, Irish, instilled strong values in their baby
Mariah. Life was tough for Mariah, but she kept her chin up. She worked her way through
Oldfield Middle School and graduated Harborfield High School at 17, and one day later she
moved to New York City.


Mariah had stars in her eyes and an astounding voice backing up those dreams. She is known
for an eight octave voice level, something nearly unparallel in the music industry. But,
as anyone who's worked in the industry knows, talent doesn't always equal superstardom.


But Mariah had a few other things going for her as well. She was able to grab a gig
working as a backup singer for Brenda K. Starr, who was so impressed with Mariah's voice
Continues for 2 more pages >>




  • Sean Puffy CombsSWOT Analysis
    Sean Puffy CombsSWOT Analysis Biography Sean Puffy Combs has established himself as one of the biggest names in hip-hop (Heal). Combs a Harlem native whose father was killed when he was only 3 years old, rose from the mean streets to the top of the music business (AP wire, March 18). It is true that he started from scratch, and I dont think that because he was arrested, people will stop buying his albums (AP wire, March 18). Before pursuing his career as a vocalist, Combs was a business-min
  • SWOT analysis for Sean Puffy Combs
    SWOT analysis for Sean Puffy Combs Sean "Puffy" Combs- SWOT Analysis By: Mitchell Savini Biography Sean Puffy Combs has established himself as one of the biggest names in hip-hop (Heal). Combs a Harlem native whose father was killed when he was only 3 years old, rose from the mean streets to the top of the music business (AP wire, March 18). It is true that he started from scratch, and I dont think that because he was arrested, people will stop buying his albums (AP wire, March 18). Before
  • Mariah Carey
    Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, the biggest-selling female recording artist of the 1990\'s was born and raised in New York by her mother, a former opera singer with the New York City Opera and a vocal coach, Mariah Carey began singing at age four. By the time she was in junior high school, she had begun to write songs. After her high school graduation, she got her fist big break, singing backup for Brenda K. Starr, a break that led to her signing with Columbia Records. And now Mariah is not only a si
  • Is it right for celebrities to make a lot of money
    Is it right for celebrities to make a lot of money? Over-Paid, Yet Under Rated Growing up in America, many people are unaware of what is really occurring around them. People are so into their televisions, and their jobs that they fail to recognize the amount of work that is put into making this country as wonderful as it is. However, many people complain about the wages they receive hourly at work, or the salary they earn every month. Some complain that it is too low, and others complain about t