Readers’ Poll 5 Best Mariah Carey Songs
Always Be My Baby: Carey tied with Madonna and Whitney Houston for most chart-topping singles in 1996 with "Always Be My Baby.
Hero: Originally written by Carey for Gloria Estefan, "Hero" was used as the centerpiece song for the film of the same name starring Dustin Hoffman.
We Belong Together: For a female artist to make a comeback in her mid-thirties is almost entirely unheard of in mainstream pop, but Carey is unlike most other pop artists.
Fantasy: Fantasy" was an important track for both Carey and pop music overall. For many, the hip-hop-leaning sound of both the original track and the Bad Boy Remix.
Vision of Love: Naturally, Carey's debut single is easily her most iconic. The vocal acrobats she shows off with ease inspired an entire generation of pop vocalists.