In the early 90’s these two were often compared as they both had huge voices, sold-out stadiums and were also often got poor reviews for their sappy lyrics, forgettable songs and overally bland tone. They were the queens of the Adult Contemporary market for awhile. You couldn’t turn on an A.C. station w/out hearing their work.
They’ve both had blockbuster careers since then and have gone off in other directions; Mariah became the R&B-Hip Hop diva; Celine stayed in the top 40 realm and started doing her vegas shows…..
But ultimately, who do you think has had the better career? In 25 years from now who do you think we’ll look back on as the more influential artist? Celine has the Titanic song, but one could argue Mariah has been more influential overall than Celine? They both have great catalogues, but Mariah writes almost all her own music, which sets her apart? Mariah is arguably the more respected artist…