She will survive
Though Sunday night's Divas 2000: A Tribute To Diana Ross concert at the Theater at Madison
Square Garden in New York was indeed a tribute to the supremest of the Supremes, for Diana
Ross herself it was nothin' but a house party. The show featured some of the most talented
and well-known divas in the world: Mariah Carey, Donna Summer, Destiny's Child, Faith Hill,
Ru Paul and, of course, Diana Ross. Through it all, however, Ross was able to give the
proceedings an intimate, down-home feel.|
Mariah Carey, who was in fine voice (and fine form) despite a very recent bout with food
poisoning, opened the evening with a version of Ross' solo hit "Love Hangover," which morphed
into Carey's own "Heartbreaker" and included bits of disco classics "Doctor Love" and "Love
To Love You, Baby." In a perilously short silver dress, Carey looked like she could give
Tina Turner a run for her money in the "she's got legs and she knows how to use 'em"
department. And she's got a future in disco, too, should she ever feel like taking a break
from the hip-hop beats. Carey's got both the pipes and the attitude to pull off dance music
Mariah Carey, who came across more as a sweet and sexy homegirl than a fierce ruling diva,
reminisced about seeing Ross at her now-legendary 1983 Central Park concert. Carey was just
a girl then and recalled how Ross valiantly tried to keep the show rolling despite a downpour
of Noah's Ark proportions. The image of Ross trying to defy Mother Nature herself stuck with
Carey: The diva would not be dismissed.
Finally, in the ultimate diva duet, Ross was joined by Carey for "Baby Love" and "Stop! In
The Name Of Love," trademark hand gestures intact. For this vocal summit, they both wore
versions of the perilously short dress in which Carey opened the evening - and they both
The entire "diva-licious" crew, as Carey put it, returned for the grand finale: Ross' signature
tune, "Ain't No Mountain High Enough."
by Mara from United States|
It has been said that ATYNAF was one of Derek's favorite song of hers, hence the reference to it.
(Monday 24 November 2014; 14:46)
||Derek Jeter (48,039)
by B from USA|
Mariah began having an affair with Derek in 1995-1996. They made it official in 1998 after her divorce from Tommy was finalized. I read in an interview that when Derek would hear her songs he would pretend she was singing to him. The Roof, Lullaby, Subtle Invatation, and For The Record are all about Derek. Songs like Side Effects and I Wish You Wel... read more
(Monday 24 November 2014; 14:23)
||Written by Mariah Carey (48,038)
by Lee TS from USA|
Do you remember this one? Just to go along with the board talking about inspirational songs and songs Mariah wrote for others. Remember the cute little boy that sung this on Oprah? Beautiful. I feel like it's our little secret t... read more
(Monday 24 November 2014; 14:18)
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