Washington, Dec 6 - Mariah Carey's 1994 hit ' All I Want For Christmas Is You' has topped Billboard's first Holiday 100 chart of the year, just like last year.
The song, which Carey performed at the 81st annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center tree-lighting ceremony on Wednesday, hit the number one spot with 29,000 downloads and big airplay figures, Contactmusic reported.
New York, Aug 8 : Singer Mariah Carey says a classmate had spat upon her in a racist attack during her childhood.
The 43-year-old, whose mother, Patricia, is Irish and late father, Alfred, was of African-American and Venezuelan descent, experienced abuse for her bi-racial background when she was growing up in Long Island. Carey says it helped her prepare for her role in the new movie "The Butler", reports femalefirst. co. uk.
Los Angeles, July 16 - Singer Mariah Carey is reportedly planning to leave her record label because she feels it failed to promote her song "Beautiful" enough.
Carey is upset with the label, Island Def Jam, also because the release date of her album "The Art of Letting Go" was delayed, reports nypost. com.
"No one's really scrambling to renegotiate her contract or put her music out," a source said.
Los Angeles, May 7 : Singer-songwriter Mariah Carey reportedly wants to quit the ongoing season of the reality music show "American Idol" because of her feud with singer Nicki Minaj.
"Mariah doesn't want to come back. Nicki is really disrespecting her, and she's tired of trying to bite her tongue all the time," contactmusic. com quoted a source as saying.
Los Angeles, May 2 : Singers Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon renewed their wedding vows in Disneyland, and the entire entertainment destination here was reportedly shut down for their special day.
London, Dec 13 : Nick Cannon has revealed that he and his wife Mariah Carey often like to get intimate while listening to her songs.
The TV presenter made the shocking revelations during a funny radio interview with his `America's Got Talent' co-host Howard Stern, the Sun reported.
In the candid chat Cannon, 32, confessed that they love sharing special moments to some of her biggest hits.
Los Angeles, Nov 12 : Singer Mariah Carey is worried about Bobbi Kristina because she feels that the youngster is going down the same destructive path as her mother Whitney Houston who drowned in a bathtub following a cocaine overdose in February.
She had a talk session with Kristina and told her to change her ways.
Washington, Oct 5 : Mariah Carey told TV host Barbara Walters that her fellow `American Idol' judge Nicki Minaj had threatened to shoot her with a gun, in a fight between them on Tuesday.
The 83-year-old broadcast journalist made the revelation while recounting a phone conversation with Carey, just before the ABC talk show `The View' went on the air.
New York, September 19 : Mariah Carey joked that it's too early for a feud to have developed between her and fellow `American Idol' judge Nicki Minaj.
"How are we gonna feud in two days? A feud takes a little longer to spread out [than that]," the New York Post quoted her as telling MTV during a visit to the show's auditions at Lincoln Center.
"It's fun, it's music, it's singing, it's laughter," Carey added.
London, September 18 : Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey have refused to deny reports of their fight on `American Idol,' just hours after Minaj officially joined the talent show.
"There's been a feud in two days?" the New York Daily News quoted Carey as saying when she was asked about Sunday afternoon's fight with Minaj
"A feud takes a little longer," she said.
New York, August 22 : Mariah Carey is reportedly furious over Nicki Minaj joining the judging panel of `American Idol,' as she was led to believe that she would be the only female judge on the show.
Having one who is much younger (Minaj is 29, Carey is 42) only added insult to injury.
Washington, August 11 : Mariah Carey is working the nail polish brand OPI to introduce two new collections that will go on sale next year.
The singer says she can''t wait to get to work as she''s always loved doing manicures.
Los Angeles, July 25 - Singer Mariah Carey has become the highest paid reality show judge after she signed a one-year deal worth about $18 million with the "American Idol".
The 42-year-old surpassed ex-judge Jennifer Lopez's fees of $12 million for her first year of the show, reports tmz. com.
Carey also left singer Britney Spears behind with her making $15 million in reality show "X-Factor".
Washington, July 24 : Mariah Carey has officially joined the judging panel of the US talent show `American Idol.'
The R and B singer has reportedly signed a 18-million-dollar contract to appear on the show for one year.
"Mariah is getting paid 18 million dollars with a one-year option to do `Idol', making her the highest paid judge on any music competition show," an insider told Us Magazine.
Los Angeles, July 17 - If "American Idol" bosses want Mariah Carey as their next judge, they will have to pay her twice the amount they pay Jennifer Lopez, says the former's husband Nick Cannon.
The 42-year-old singer is rumoured to be one of the judges in the next season of the reality show, as the prior two judges - Steven Tyler and Lopez have made an exit from the show.
New York, June 17 - Singer Mariah Carey has penned a new inspirational song in honour of US President Barack Obama in the run up of his re-election campaign.
The R&B superstar debuted the ballad, titled "Bring It on Home", Thursday as she performed at a special fundraiser for the Democrat at the Plaza Hotel here. reports dailystar. co. uk.
Washington, June 15 : Mariah Carey has shared a new photo on her Twitter account, in which she is seen dangling a bright red strawberry out for her dog, Jill E. Beans, to eat.
The pup has come out as a favorite among the singer's five Jack Russell terriers, which include Cha Cha, Jackie Lambchops, Squeak E. Beans and JJ.
Los Angeles, May 13 - Singer Mariah Carey showed up at a gay bar in Los Angeles and partied hard.
Carey was seen at The Abbey Food in West Hollywood Wednesday.
"There was no formal announcement that she arrived at the club, but she and her friend B. Scott held court at one of the main dance floor tables - so she was very visible," people. com quoted a source as saying.
Washington, May 9 : Mariah Carey and her hubby Nick Cannon are said to be working on an animated project together.
The couple are developing a fairytale that their two-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan can enjoy.
Paris, April 29 - Singer Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon renewed their wedding vows on the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris Friday.
The singer, who married Cannon in a surprise ceremony in the Bahamas four years ago - took to twitter to celebrate the night.
"Tonight was an incredible night. I can't express how amazing it was to renew our vows in Paris at the top of the Eiffel tower," she wrote, reports contactmusic. com.
Washington, April 28 : Mariah Carey and Mariah Carey , who married in the Bahamas in 2008 just after their six-week old whirlwind romance, renewed their wedding vows for the fourth time on Friday.
According to a publicist, the ceremony was held at the Eiffel Tower.
Spokeswoman Cindi Berger confirmed that the couple celebrated with an "intimate ceremony after a romantic dinner at the beautiful Jules Verne restaurant", just after midnight.
Los Angeles, April 21 - Singer Mariah Carey has revealed the secret of her post pregnancy figure. She says getting back to shape required more than just going to the gym.
"I realise that 90 percent of losing weight is my diet. Today my workout routine is more about getting and staying toned," people. com quoted Carey as saying.
London, Apr 19 : Mariah Carey has admitted that it wasn't an easy feat to get her figure back, particularly after gaining so much weight during her pregnancy.
The 42-year-old singer is now in fantastic shape after giving birth to twins a year ago.
Washington, Mar 5 : Mariah Carey flaunted her perfect curves in a figure hugging black dress during her first performance since she gave birth to her twin babies in April.
London, Feb 22 : Mariah Carey has paid a poignant tribute to her late friend Whitney Houston by putting together a compilation of their performances together on her official YouTube page.
The singers had teamed up to record `When You Believe' for 1998 movie `The Prince of Egypt' and the track went on to win Best Original Song at the Academy Awards.