Can You Figure Out the Lyrics to Mariah Carey's Songs?

By: Jouviane Alexandre
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Mariah Carey has had an extremely successful career since her start in the '90s. She's released hit after hit, from her '90s classic, Hero, to the 2005 single, We Belong Together! Can you recognize her songs from a few of the lyrics? Find out with this quiz!

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Prayed through the nights / Felt so alone / Suffered from alienation / Carried the weight on my own."

"Vision of Love" was Mariah Carey's debut single from her 1990 album, "Mariah Carey." Not only did the song chart the R&B/Hip Hop and Adult Contemporary charts, but it also topped the Hot 100.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "You'll always be a part of me / I'm part of you indefinitely / Boy, don't you know you can't escape me."

"Always Be My Baby" was released in 1996 on Carey's fifth album, "Daydream." One of her more known singles, "Always Be My Baby" kept the number 1 spot for 2 weeks.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Boy, you can put me on you / Like a brand new white tee / I'll hug your body tighter / Than my favorite jeans."

"Touch My Body" was one of the hit singles from Mariah Carey's eleventh studio album, "E=MC2." The song became her 18th number one single and helped her surpass the record, previously held by Elvis Presley.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "I never knew I could hurt like this / And everyday life goes on like / 'I wish I could talk to you for awhile' / Miss you but I try not to cry."

"Bye Bye" appeared on Mariah Carey's eleventh studio album, "E=MC2." The song was the second single released from the album.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Losing my mind / From this hollow in my heart / Suddenly I'm so incomplete / Lord I'm needing you now."

"Loves Takes Time" was one of the songs released from Mariah Carey's first album, which came out in 1990. Another one of her number-one hits, the song has been included on many of her compilation albums like "Greatest Hits" and "Number 1 to Infinity."

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "'Cause it's blatant that I'm feeling you / And it's too hard for me to leave abruptly / 'Cause you're the only thing I wanna do."

"Honey" was one of the singles released from Mariah Carey's sixth studio album, "Butterfly." Another one of Carey's most popular singles, it was also her third to debut at the number-one position on the Billboard charts.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Sayin' we up in your house, sayin' I'm up in your car / But you in LA, and I'm out at Jermaine's / I'm up in the A, you're so so lame."

"Obsessed" was a single released on "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel," Carey's 12th studio album. After peaking at #7 on the Billboard charts, the single brought Mariah Carey's list of top ten singles to a whopping 27.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "I'm over here / Looking at you / You're over there / Watching me too."

"Say Somethin'" was featured on Mariah Carey's tenth album, "The Emancipation of Mimi." It was the seventh single from the album and featured rapper Snoop Dogg.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Baby can you feel me / Imagining I'm looking in your eyes / I can see you clearly / Vividly emblazoned in my mind."

"My All" was the fifth single released from Mariah Carey's sixth album, "Butterfly." In her long line of outstanding singles, "My All" was her thirteenth to top the Billboard charts.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Just cast aside / You don't even know I'm alive / You just walk on by / Don't care to see me cry."

The 1991 single, "Can't Let Go," was released from Mariah Carey's second studio album "Emotions." It was the second single released from the album.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "You were so blind to let me go / You had it all but did not know / No one you'll find will ever be / Closer to all your dreams than me."

"Someday" was a song released on Mariah Carey's very first album, "Mariah Carey." It was the third single released from the 1990 album and her third single to top the Billboard charts.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Okay / So it's 5 AM and / I still can't sleep / Took some medicine / But it's not working."

Another single featuring rapper Snoop Dogg, "Crybaby" appeared on Mariah Carey's seventh studio album, "Rainbow." This song was the first of Carey's singles to ever miss charting in the Top 20.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "In this time of fear / When prayer so often proves in vain / Hope seemed like the summer birds / Too swiftly flown away."

In 1998 Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston joined forces for "The Prince of Egypt" soundtrack. They performed the song "When You Believe," which appeared on Carey's 1998 compilation album, "#1's." The song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "I know life can be so tough / And you feel like giving up / But you must be strong / Baby just hold on."

"Make It Happen" was the third single from Mariah Carey's second studio album, "Emotions." Another successful single for Carey, the song peaked at number 5 on the Billboard charts.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Every moment we're together / It's just breaking me down / I know we swore it was forever / But it hurts too much to stay around."

"I Don't Wanna Cry" was the fourth single released from Mariah Carey's first self-titled album. The song became the fourth number-one single of Carey's career.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "And if you keep falling down don't you dare give in / You will arise safe and sound, so keep pressing on steadfastly / And you'll find what you need to prevail / What you say is."

"Through the Rain" was the leading single from Mariah Carey's 2002 album, "Charmbracelet." "Through the Rain" was the first of Carey's lead singles to not chart in the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "It's a shame to be / So euphoric and weak / When you smile at me / And you tell me things / That you know persuade me."

"Heartbreaker" was the leading single from Mariah Carey's seventh studio album, "Rainbow." The song featured rapper Jay Z and went on to become her 14th number-one single.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Let me fill your heart with joy and laughter / Togetherness well it's all I'm after / Just call my name."

In 1992, Mariah Carey covered the Jackson 5 song, "I'll be there," with singer Trey Lorenz for an MTV special. After the success of the special, the song was released as a single and nominated for 2 Grammy Awards.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "In the morning / When I rise / You are the first thing / On my mind / And in the middle of the night / I feel your heartbeat / Next to mine."

"Emotions" was the first single released from Mariah Carey's same-titled 1991 album. The single became Carey's fifth in a row to reach the number 1 spot on the Billboard charts.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Don't care what no one has to say / They don't understand us like we do / I need you near me night and day / Together there ain't nothin' we can't do."

"I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time" was a song released on Mariah Carey's eleventh studio album, "E=MC2." The song was relatively successful and sampled DeBarge's 1983 song, "Stay with Me."

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "When he invites me over / I come every time / Oh my sugar daddy / Takes me for a ride / Whatever way we're going / It's delirium time."

"Loverboy" was the lead single from Mariah Carey's 2001 album, "Glitter." The song peaked at number 2 and a remix was released with rappers Ludacris, Da Brat, and Shawnna.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "No I can't forget this evening / Or your face as you were leaving / But I guess that's just the way / The story goes."

In 1994, Mariah Carey covered the Badfinger song, "Without You." The song performed well and was released on her 1994 album, "Music Box." It was also featured on two of Carey's compilation albums.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Take me up, take me down / Take me anywhere you want to baby now / I need you so desperately / Won't you please come around / 'Cause I wanna share forever with you baby.

"Dreamlover" was the leading single from Mariah Carey's third studio album, "Music Box." The song became Carey's seventh to hit number one on the Billboard charts, a spot it kept for 8 weeks.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "You like this and you know it / Caution, it's so explosive / Them chickens is ash and I'm lotion / Baby, come and get it."

In 2005, Mariah Carey released "It's Like That." The song served as the first single from her tenth album, "The Emancipation of Mimi." The song peaked in the top 20 in the US and was nominated for a Grammy Award.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "When the shadows are closing in / And your spirit diminishing / Just remember / You're not alone / And love will be there / To guide you home."

"Anytime You Need a Friend" was the single released by Mariah Carey from her third studio album, "Music Box," which came out in 1994. The song peaked at number 12 and was Carey's first song that didn't make it into the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "It's a long road / When you face the world alone / No reaches out a hand / For you to hold."

One of Mariah Carey's most well-known singles, "Hero" was the second single released from her third studio album, "Music Box." The song became Carey's 8th to top the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "I can't sleep at night when you are on my mind / Bobby Womack's on the radio singing to me / 'If you think you're lonely now' / Wait a minute / This is too deep, too deep."

When Mariah Carey released "We Belong Together," from her 2005 album, "The Emancipation of Mimi," she shot back to the top of the charts. The single became her 16th to top the Billboard chart and held a number-one spot for 14 weeks.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "When you love someone so deeply / They become your life / It's easy to succumb to overwhelming fears inside / Blindly I imagined I could."

"Butterfly" was the second single released from Carey's sixth studio album, "Butterfly." Since the song wasn't focused for a commercial release, it didn't perform as well as Carey's prior singles.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "I don't need to hang my stocking / There upon the fireplace / Santa Claus won't make me happy / With a toy on Christmas Day."

In 1994, Mariah Carey released her first Christmas album, "Merry Christmas." "All I Want for Christmas Is You" was the leading single from this album and has since sold over 14 million copies, becoming one of Carey's most successful singles.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "By the time you get this message / It's gonna be too late / So don't bother paging me / 'Cause I'll be on my way."

"Shake It Off" was one of the singles released from Mariah Carey's tenth studio album, "The Emancipation of Mimi." The song performed well on the Billboard charts and peaked at number two, being stopped by Carey's own single, "We Belong Together."

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "You look in my eyes / And I get emotional inside / I know it's crazy / But you can still touch my heart."

In 1999, Mariah Carey covered the Brenda K. Starr song, "I Still Believe." Ironically enough, Mariah Carey was a background singer for Starr before she achieved her own fame.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Oh when you walk by every night / Talking sweet and looking fine / I get kind of hectic inside."

"Fantasy" was the lead single from Mariah Carey's 1995 album, "Daydream." Another one of Carey's successful singles, it became the first song by a female to ever debut on the Billboard charts at number 1.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Just let it die / With no goodbyes / Details don't matter / We both paid the price / Tears in my eyes / You know sometimes / It'd be like that baby."

"Don't Forget about Us" was release on the Ultra Platinum Edition of Mariah Carey's tenth studio album "The Emancipation of Mimi." The single became her 17th chart-topping single.

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "I will give you everything / There's nothing in this world I wouldn't do / To ensure your happiness / I'll cherish every part of you."

In 2000 on her album, "Rainbow," Mariah Carey released the single, "Thank God I Found You," with singers Joe and 98 Degrees. The song was Carey's last number-one single until her 2005 album, "The Emancipation of Mimi."

Which Mariah Carey song features the lyrics: "Sorry I never told you / All I wanted to say / And now it's too late to hold you / 'Cause you've flown away / So far away."

"One Sweet Day" was released as a single from Mariah Carey's 4th studio album, "Daydream," which came out in 1995. The song was recorded with the R&B group, Boyz II Men. To this day, the song holds the record for staying at number one for the longest time, at 16 weeks.

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