There’s a reason why everybody is talking about Mariah Carey right now. The 45 year old singer is about to receive a very special star-shaped reward for her achievements as an artist – a star on Hollywood’s famous Walk of Fame boulevard.
Ever since Carey kicked off her musical career back in the not so distant 1988 the 45 year old singer has scored numerous success in the music industry as a singer-songwriter and record producer. She received her very first award for Best Selling R ‘n’ B recording in 1996 during the 38th NARM Awards. Since then Mariah has scored a total of 423 nominations in a variety of categories and has won a total of 225 awards, among which are 42 Billboard Music Awards and 5 Grammy Awards. And now she’s about to receive one of the most prestigious stars in the showbiz industry ever – her very own star on the Walk Of Fame boulevard in Hollywood, California, US.
The We Belong Together hit singer will receive her star on a special ceremony on the 5th of August this year. It has been officially reported that some of the special guests, who will be giving a speech at the ceremony, will be Brett Ratner, Lee Daniels and L.A. Reid – the current CEO of Epic Records. Carey took to her social media accounts to thank her fans for making this great achievement possible for her. She shared that she was “super excited” about it, but that she was also “feeling so humbled” in the same time.
Apart from singing and producing records, Carey has also starred in more than a dozen movie productions as an actress in both major and minor roles, some of which are in Precious, The Butler and Glitter.