Mariah now returns to Sony Music where her hitmaking career began, with a history-making string of 18 Hot 100 #1 hits that made her the best-selling female artist of all time.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to be back together again with Mariah,” said Mr. Reid. “There is really no one who comes close to Mariah as both a songwriter and a singer, and as the world knows, her vocal range is legendary and truly incomparable. Her music is indelibly etched into our culture, and she’s shattered so many chart records that she’s now firmly entrenched in the history books. With a fierce and loyal fan base that covers every corner of the globe, I have no doubt Mariah will do it again."
Mariah’s first album release will be Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity, arriving in stores 19 May on Epic Records / Columbia Records/Sony Legacy. For the first time ever, one career-spanning chronological collection will gather all 18 of her Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (17 self-penned), more than any solo artist in history. Included as the final track on the collection is Mariah’s breath taking new single, “Infinity” (co-written and produced by Mariah).
Monday, April 27th marks the global premiere of both new single “Infinity” and the stunning Brett Ratner-lensed accompanying video. That same day, Mariah has a spectacular kick-off event planned in Las Vegas to celebrate her upcoming Caesars Palace Vegas Residency.
The #1 chart hits on Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity, range from “Vision of Love” and “Love Takes Time” in 1990, through “Thank God I Found You” (featuring Joe & 98 Degrees) in 2000, to “We Belong Together” (#1 for 14 weeks, the second longest running #1 in U.S. chart history, named the Most Popular Song of the 2000s Decade by Billboard, second only to Mariah’s own “One Sweet Day” featuring Boyz II Men, 16 weeks at #1 in 1995, named the Most Popular Song of the 1990s), to “Don’t Forget About Us,” and “Touch My Body,” to name just a few.