Mariah Carey during red carpet interviews at the 82nd Academy Awards. Date: March 7, 2010 in Hollywood. She played a social worker in the best picture nominated Precious, the movie adaptation of the 1996 novel Push by Sapphire. The film has garnered mostly positive reviews from critics, as has Carey's performance. Variety described her acting as "pitch-perfect" In January 2010, Carey won the Breakthrough Actress Performance award for her role in Precious at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
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Born: March 27, 1970 (1970-03-27) (age 40), March 27, 1969 (1969-03-27) (age 41) (Sources vary). Huntington, New York, United States Genres: R&B, pop. Occupations: Singer-songwriter, model, record producer, actress, film producer. Years active: 1988–present Labels: Columbia, Virgin, Island.
Mariah was the first recording artist to have her first five singles top the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. In a career spanning over two decades, Carey has sold more than 200 million albums, singles and videos worldwide,
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