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Mariah Carey

Mat Snow, Q, September 1991

TODAY, MARIAH Carey is, at 21, the proud possessor of a debut album whose worldwide sales exceed seven million, and a pair of Grammys awarded this year for Best Female Vocalist and Best New Artist. Back in 1988, however, the only award she might have got was New York's Worst Waitress.

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