Mariah Carey

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A Christmas hit can be the gift that keeps on giving, so why have so many artists given up? | Jessica Mizrahi
As Mariah Carey and Wham continue to rule the yuletide charts with decades-old songs, it seems many contenders have abandoned the festive fight

Jessica Mizrahi

24, Dec, 2021 @3:54 AM

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Rockin’ around the Christmas streams: why festive music is bigger than ever
As they chase a wildly lucrative market with their new Christmas albums, Gary Barlow, Jamie Cullum, Leona Lewis and more explain the financial – and emotional – pull of a seasonal hit

Michael Hann

10, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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All Mariah Carey wants for Christmas is for you to try her snack menu | Rebecca Nicholson
The singer’s ad with McDonald’s is just the latest celebrity tie-in, with such campaigns all about promoting the star

Rebecca Nicholson

13, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Mariah Carey's brother follows sister in suing over memoir
Morgan Carey says passages in The Meaning of Mariah Carey that characterise him as violent are ‘false and defamatory’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

04, Mar, 2021 @12:16 PM

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‘Record companies have me on a dartboard’: the man making millions buying classic hits
Hit songs can be a better investment than gold – and by snapping up the rights, Merck Mercuriadis has become the most disruptive force in music

Dorian Lynskey

27, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Britney Spears: another pop princess trapped in a man-made fairytale
One contributor is notably absent from the new film about Britney: herself. But from Rihanna to Beyoncé to Taylor Swift, female stars have always struggled to tell their stories

Grace Medford

19, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Mariah Carey sued by sister Alison for 'emotional distress' arising from memoir
Alison Carey describes Mariah as ‘heartless, vicious’ in lawsuit following pop star’s publication of The Meaning of Mariah Carey in 2020

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

03, Feb, 2021 @10:27 AM

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Phil Spector defined the toxic music svengali – a figure that persists today
Spector, who has died aged 81, created a culture of cruelty that was seen by the music industry as a symptom of genius. It’s a scenario that has played out again and again

Laura Snapes

18, Jan, 2021 @4:03 PM

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'All that mattered was survival': the songs that got us through 2020
Mariah with butterflies, Bronski Beat in the Peak District, Snoop Dogg on a food delivery ad … our writers reveal the tracks that made 2020 bearable

Guardian music

31, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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LadBaby reach Christmas No 1 for third year in a row
YouTube stars and campaigners raise funds for food bank charity the Trussell Trust with Don’t Stop Me Eatin’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

25, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas Is You reaches UK No 1 after 26 years
Festive favourite that reached No 2 in 1994 finally tops British chart, with Carey saying ‘we are keeping the Christmas spirit alive together despite how dismal the year’s been’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, Dec, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Mariah Carey v Wham! – who should finally get their festive No 1?
All I Want for Christmas Is You and Last Christmas have never topped the UK chart, but one is likely to finally triumph today. The Guardian’s music editors debate which deserves to win

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

11, Dec, 2020 @12:30 PM

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