Although Carey explained that stage fright and the style of her songs made a tour very daunting, speculation grew that Carey was a "studio worm," and that she was incapable of producing the perfect pitch and 5-octave vocal range for which she was known.
While Carey favored her more soulful and powerful songs, it was decided that her most popular content would be included.
It became the world's second best-selling album of 2005 and produced "We Belong Together", which made her the only artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 Decade-End chart twice.
During elementary school, she excelled in subjects that she enjoyed, such as music, art, and literature, but did not find interest in others.
After several years of financial struggles, Patricia earned enough money to move her family into a stable and more affluent sector in New York.
The last name Carey was adopted by her Venezuelan grandfather, Francisco Núñez, after he came to New York. If you look a certain way, everybody goes 'White girl', and I'd go, 'No, that's not what I am.'" After their separation, Alison moved in with her father, while the other two children, Mariah and brother Morgan, remained with their mother.
"It's been difficult for me, moving around so much, having to grow up by myself... And I always felt kind of different from everybody else in my neighborhoods. Carey would grow apart from her father, and would later stop seeing him altogether.