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Mariah Carey Splits With Beau After 7 Years

Couple's breakup was amicable, Bryan Tanaka writes

(Newser) - On the day after Christmas, it's officially over between the " Queen of Christmas " and her beau of seven years. Bryan Tanaka shared a statement on Instagram Tuesday describing his split with Mariah Carey as "amicable," Billboard reports. He called their time together "extraordinary,"...

Next Christmas, Mariah Will Shoot for 23,701,698

Carey sets the Spotify record for single-day streams with, of course, 'All I Want for Christmas'

(Newser) - Mariah Carey is doing her best to cement the designation as "Queen of Christmas." On Christmas Eve, she busted her own Spotify single-day streaming record with 23,701,697 streams of "All I Want for Christmas," reports TMZ . That eclipsed the record she set last year...

When a Celeb Wants to Rent Your Home—for a Bananas Amount

Rihanna forked over $500K to stay in a Paradise Valley, Arizona, house during the Super Bowl

(Newser) - The math is astoundingly good: You buy a house for $7.3 million, then get paid $500,000 to let someone use it—for a single week. That's the situation Spyro Malaspinas found himself in, accidentally it seems. As the Wall Street Journal reports in a photo-filled piece, Malaspinas...

If You Think Mariah Can Sing, You Haven't Heard These Bats
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Bats Share Something Big With Death Metal Singers

Study cites creatures' 'tremendous' 7-octave vocal range that even surpasses Mariah Carey's, Prince's

(Newser) - If you remain impressed (and you should) by the multioctave vocal range shown by Mariah Carey, Axl Rose, and the late Prince, there's a group of crooners that may awe you even more. A new study out of the University of Southern Denmark points to the "tremendous" vocal...

Sorry, Mariah, You're Not the Only 'Queen of Christmas'

Trademark office denies singer's claim for rights to the phrase

(Newser) - Mariah Carey isn't getting the holiday gift she wanted from the US Patent and Trademark Office. The office on Tuesday denied the singer's request to trademark "Queen of Christmas," after rejecting her applications for "QOC" and "Princess Christmas" earlier this month, per the Washington ...

Prosecutors: Gang Targeting Celebs Set Its Sights on Mariah

26 are now facing charges related to the 'Drug Rich' gang

(Newser) - A violent street gang has been targeting the homes of the wealthy and famous in Atlanta, including pop star Mariah Carey, prosecutors said Monday. They announced a 220-count indictment alleging attempted murders, shootings, kidnappings, home invasions, armed robberies, and carjackings by 26 members of the "Drug Rich" gang, some...

Mariah Carey in Feud Over 'Queen of Christmas' Title

Singer wants to trademark the term, other singers are not happy about that

(Newser) - Mariah Carey likes to call herself the "Queen of Christmas," but now some of her fellow singers say she's going too far by attempting to trademark the phrase. Darlene Love and Elizabeth Chan have also been associated with the term; Chan filed a formal declaration of opposition...

She's Had 19 No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 Hits. Now, a Big Honor

Mariah Carey, behind only the Beatles using Billboard gauge, is inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

(Newser) - After a glittering career stuffed with No. 1 hits—not to mention a two-year pandemic delay—Mariah Carey was finally inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, but not before challenging her new fellow members to do better by women. "I read that out of the 439...

Mariah Carey Sued for $20M Over Holiday Hit

New Orleans bandleader says he wrote his own 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' first

(Newser) - A bandleader who co-wrote "All I Want for Christmas Is You"—not the famous, top-selling song, but another one—has decided that what he wants is $20 million. Andy Stone has filed a federal lawsuit against Mariah Carey; her co-writer, Walter Afanasieff; and Sony, saying they "intentionally...

Timberlake, Other Celebs React to Spears' Testimony

'No one should EVER be held against their will'

(Newser) - Britney Spears should be feeling the love after Wednesday's court hearing in Los Angeles, where she pleaded for her 13-year conservatorship to end . The 39-year-old singer said she felt "enslaved" by her father, who "loved the control he had over me," per US Weekly . Jamie Spears...

2nd Sibling Sues Mariah Carey
2nd Sibling Sues
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2nd Sibling Sues Mariah Carey

Both take issue with claims of abuse in singer's memoir

(Newser) - Mariah Carey is now being sued by two of her siblings, whom she wrote about in her 2020 memoir. Carey's older brother, Morgan, has filed a lawsuit in Manhattan over mentions of violent interactions between himself and family members in The Meaning of Mariah Carey. In one passage, the...

Mariah Carey's Sister Sues Her for $1.25M

Alison Carey says Mariah made false claims of abuse against her in memoir

(Newser) - There's apparently no love lost between Mariah Carey and her older sister , Alison Carey, who sued the pop star for intentional infliction of emotional distress Monday. Mariah published a memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, in September, and in it she alleges abuse at the hands of her sister,...

'Queen of Christmas' Has a Message
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The Christmas Queen Has Spoken

'It's Time!,' declares Mariah Carey

(Newser) - Mariah Carey has morphed over the years into the Queen of Christmas in the eyes of her fans, even the Queen of All Things Festive, according to this post at Elle . Well, the queen has spoken. With Halloween over, she wants everyone in the Christmas spirit. "It's Time!...

Mariah Carey Reveals '90s Grunge Alter-Ego

'I wanted to break free, let loose, and express my misery'

(Newser) - During the day, she was manicured pop star Mariah Carey, recording megahit 1995 album Daydream. But at night, her secret alter-ego was recording a grunge album. "Just for laughs, but it got me through some dark days," the singer tweeted Sunday. In new memoir The Meaning of Mariah ...

Celebrities Are Releasing Amusing, Weird Virus PSAs

Arnold and his tiny animals, Mel and his son urge you to stay home

(Newser) - Amid widespread calls to practice social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, celebrities are starting to get in on the movement. Among the video PSAs that have come out is one from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who, along with his miniature horse and his...

Latest Honor for Mariah Is 'One of the Greatest' Ever

Carey will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

(Newser) - It's a big year for Mariah Carey: She was just named as one of 2020's inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, People reports. "I can't believe it... The SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME!!!!" she wrote on Instagram . "This is truly one of the greatest...

Mariah Gets 'One of the Best Christmas Gifts' Ever

More than 50 stars appear in her new video for 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'

(Newser) - Who could round up Ariana Grande, Snoop Dogg, Olivia Newton-John, Katy Perry, James Corden, and dozens of other stars to appear in one music video? None other than Mariah Carey herself, who on Monday posted a "festive celebration" of her holiday hit, "All I Want for Christmas Is...

Mariah Carey's Christmas Classic Finally Hits No. 1

'All I Want for Christmas Is You' came out 25 years ago

(Newser) - Mariah Carey has hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time since 2008 ... but the song in the top spot was released in 1994. Yes, on Monday, Carey's holiday classic, "All I Want for Christmas Is You," hit No. 1 on the chart...

She Wanted a Mariah Carey Cake, Didn't Quite Get It

Store made a Marie Curie cake by mistake, and image is now going viral

(Newser) - A pioneering female scientist was registering on the world's radar Monday, but not for the reason you might expect. It seems a woman in England told her co-workers she'd like a cake featuring Mariah Carey for her birthday, explains Mashable . Instead, she got Marie Curie because the store...

Drake Smashes a Record, Has Big Words for His Mom

A recap of the 2019 Billboard Music Awards

(Newser) - Mother's Day is in a couple weeks, but Drake gave his mom an early gift with a heartfelt speech at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, where the rap star also broke Taylor Swift's record for most wins. Drake turned up the love for his mom when he picked...

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