Mariah Carey’s 20 Years Of Billboard Chart Achievements

’s people offered a look at the most notable achievements, by the numbers, from her first 20 years of being a staple on the Billboard charts. Carey’s debut single ‘Vision of Love’ entered the Billboard Hot 100, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Adult Contemporary in the issue dated June 2, 1990. Among the stats:

64.5 million
Carey’s career U.S. album sales [as certified by the RIAA], since SoundScan began tracking sales in 1991, the highest sum among female artists. Celine Dion ranks second among women with sales of 51 million, followed by Shania Twain (33.9 million), Britney Spears (31.5 million) and Reba McEntire (29.3 million).

17.2 million
Carey’s career U.S. physical singles sales, according to SoundScan. Her best-selling single is “One Sweet Day,” with sales to date of 2,334,000.

13.8 million
Carey’s career U.S. digital song sales, according to SoundScan. Her most-downloaded track is “All I Want for Christmas is You,” with sales to date of 1,582,000.

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2 thoughts on “Mariah Carey’s 20 Years Of Billboard Chart Achievements

  1. Cassie Hicks says:

    Sorry for my inconvenience, folks, but, I’d love to have Ms. Carey become a musical guest on the daytime soap opera, “All My Children”.:) Any young Pine Valley heartthrob should sing a duet with her.:)

  2. Cassie Hicks says:

    Also, I’d love for Ms. Carey to start becoming a musical guest on “All My Children” in November.

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