ABC News has an excerpt from ‘American Idol’ judge Randy Jackson’s new book ‘What’s Up Dawg? How to Become a Superstar in the Music Business’. Jackson wrote about listening to a demo from Mariah Carey for the first time in 1989. He said, “She had the complete package. I just could not believe how talented this singer was. She had the kind of voice that commands you to listen to the end of a song because you just can’t turn it off. The kind of voice you hear on the radio that makes you pull the car over and call the radio station, yo, who the hell is this? You want to rush out and buy that song. That music touched you. Affected you. Gave you the chills. There was no doubt in my mind. She was going to be a star. I knew the public would not deny that voice. This is what we in the business, look for. She had ‘it.'”
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