Incredible. Iconic. Inspirational. Mariah Carey has influenced a generation of singers with her amazing octaves and trendsetting style. The glamour girl turns 42 today, and has never looked better!
Whether she's channeling Marilyn Monroe, or kicking it with the hip-hop guys, this songbird always stays fly. Take a stroll back through your childhood and check out MC's style evolution over the years.
A fresh-faced Mariah bursts on the scene with her smash self-titled debut album.
She donned the now iconic swimsuit for her Honey video that featured Bad Boy's finest, Puff Daddy, Ma$e and The Lox.
Mariah and the late all-star diva, Whitney Houston, made us do a double take with their matching brown Vera Wang dresses at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1998.
Mariah's signature butterfly is a common wardrobe favorite, from sparkly tops to her bright blinged-out rings.
The birthday girl has 18 Billboard Hits under her belt, and has more #1s than any other female artist in history.
Fly like a bird! Mariah still soars.
StyleBlazers, join us in wishing Mariah a very Happy Birthday!
- Jada Gomez-Lacayo