In 1970, in Huntington, Long Island, NY, a star was born. Mariah Carey was born into a musical family and began singing at a young age. She moved to New York City after high school and starting working as a backup singer for Brenda K. Starr.
In 1988, Carey met record executive Tommy Mottola at a party. After receiving her demo from Starr, Mottola was so impressed that he signed her to Columbia Records. In 1990, she released her debut album, Mariah Carey, which rose to #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album won Carey two Grammy Awards and produced the hot pop single, “Vision of Love”. Her third album, Music Box, was her best-selling album of all time, with over 28 million sales.
Throughout the ’90s and early 2000s, Carey released a number of top-selling singles like “One Sweet Day,” “My All,” “I Still Believe,” and “Heartbreaker” and her signature song “We Belong Together”. She toured throughout the world and ticket sales for the Long Island native were through the roof.
Through the years Carey has remained one the most popular singers in the world. Lately show has played sold-out shows in New York at the Beacon Theatre and at her residency in Las Vegas which ends July 2017. Obtaining tickets to see Mariah Carey is truly a concert experience. Her show in Las Vegas, “#1 to Infinity”, entertains fans with all her popular hits.