Mariah plays hard to get

Mariah Carey is taking her time to decide which label to sign up to in a bid to ensure she gets the best deal possible. The songbird received nearly $30 million just to walk away from her last label, EMI Group's Virgin Records.
Carey's spokeswoman says, "There are three or four big labels aggressively pursuing her. Mariah's a smart business woman and is taking her time before she makes any decisions." The American star is now talking with Vivendi Universal's Island Def Jam, AOL Time Warner's Elektra Entertainment Group and J Records, run by music legend Clive Davis. Music industry sources say Carey has also talked with Warner Brothers Records, another label under the AOL Time Warner umbrella.
Carey, who has had more number one songs than anybody except for Elvis Presley and the Beatles, had a falling out with EMI after her album and movie, both titled Glitter, fared poorly. The artist, who is set to star in the upcoming film Wisegirls with Mira Sorvino, also suffered a breakdown from nervous exhaustion in the past year.
Universal Music chairman and chief executive officer Doug Morris says, "We are trying to sign her. I'm not sure who'll get it, but we have a very good chance."

(WENN)

Monday 15 April 2002
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Covers and KP video (45,734) by todd from Australia

Without a doubt, Help Me Make It Through the Night is my favourite cover of Mariah's. Now, I'll probably be tracked down and killed for what I'm about to say, but I really like Katy Perry's video. Infact, it would be awesome to see Mariah do something as playful in her next video.
(Saturday 2 August 2014; 2:14)
Tour (45,733) by Darryle from Sagamihara, Japan

I've never seen Mariah in concert so I was wondering if someone who's seen her could help me out. Does she do autographs after or before the concert? Is it mostly hits and a few new songs or the opposite way? Does she interact with the fans on stage sometimes?
(Saturday 2 August 2014; 1:12)
Covers (45,732) by RockyRoc from England

My most favourite MC song is actually a cover, The Beautiful Ones, it may not actually be her song, but she sure made it her own, I find it more easier to listen to than the original. My second favourite cover is I still Believe (Pure Imagination), ugh it's gorgeous and mellow.
(Saturday 2 August 2014; 0:08)
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