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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More recording artists showing Mariah love on Twitter (46,791) by Deanna from USA

Recording artist Lovari posted this on Twitter last night: "Mariah Carey is, hands down, one of the best songwriters of the modern r&b/pop era." Glad to see that other artists are recognizing her songwriting as well.
(Tuesday 16 September 2014; 0:27)
Nick / so ridiculous (46,790) by Edward from USA

Nick has already publicly stated that Mariah is a wonderful mother, that he won't be making a statement about the marriage, and that he'll always love Mariah for she has given him the best gift in the world, dem babies. He hasn't said anything taking custody of dem babies, on the contrary he has praised Mariah for being an excellent mother. He was ... read more
(Tuesday 16 September 2014; 0:21)
SUBR (46,789) by Jonathan from United States

I am going to Southern in two years and the fact Mariah loved their rendition of Thirsty and wants them to play on tour is awesome. My parents met there and Randy Jackson went there so yay for my school. Only a few people in Texas know of it.
(Monday 15 September 2014; 23:07)
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