Fourteen is the milestone number as Mariah Carey plans to drop her forthcoming studio album. From hit producers to sizzling R&B singer features, here are 5 reasons we’re excited for a new project from the American Idol co-judge.
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1. Because We Love Miguel
With a rumored video in the works between the two R&B singers, a melody with a slow or upbeat tempo will land nicely at the top spot on the charts.
2. Stellar Production
Mariah recruited the heavy hitters in the producing game including Bryan-Michael Cox, Rodney Jerkins, The-Dream, and Hit-Boy to curate another number-one album.
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3. Jermaine Dupri is on the Team
Longtime collaborator Jermaine Dupri is also another hit producer working on the album and given their past hits, “It’s Like That” and “Sweetheart” listeners can only expect another ballad or dance record from the musically compatible pair.
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4. Classic Ballads
Her vocal range will either feeling deeply emotional about love or heartache. In an interview last month (Mar. 1) she told Billboard this project will host a “lot more raw ballads than people might expect.”
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5. New Music
Since her last studio album Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel, the “lambs” have been vying for new music from Mariah. With the news surrounding this upcoming compilation, listeners will surely be in for a musical journey once again.
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