Shocking: Mariah Carey’s Album Sales Predictions Lowered…Again

Published: Thursday 29th May 2014 by Sam


It appears turning in an amazing album will not be enough to rescue Mariah Carey from chart embarrassment next week.

For, just one day after the sales estimates for her latest opus ‘Me. I Am Mariah..The Elusive Chanteuse’ were revised down to 60,000 from an already questionable 70,000, the figure has again taken a dip.

Details below…

According to Hits Daily Double, the set (which was preceded by three singles) is now on course to debut with sales of…

55,000 – 60,000


There’s no way of spinning this — the numbers are a disaster and serve as a fatal blow to one of the messiest campaigns in recent memory.

It’s a sorry shame as ‘The Elusive Chanteuse’ is – from our vantage point – Mariah’s strongest body of work since 2005’s ‘Emancipation Of Mimi’.

Worse still, beyond the dramatic drops, the figure suggests that besides the general public, the interest of her own fan base is eroding too. After all, promo or no promo, Mariah’s name is supposed to carry a brand of weight that should see her first week figures be at least double of what’s being forecasted. At least double.

At this point, Mimi and her team would be better off  plotting her next project, as this one appears to be dead on arrival. Sad.

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  1. Bey-Minaj May 29, 2014

    Fix it Jesus!

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      • Send This To Her May 29, 2014

        She’s delusional if she thinks that anyone is impressed by that photoshopped album cover. She’s doing a lot of other things wrong, too. That American Idol stunt with Nikki Minaj was very low class. Also, the sexual overtone of her music and clothing now is taking her way out of her element. People loved her for her vocal range and the beautiful lyrics to those awesome ballads and catchy pop tunes she used to write and sing back in the 90s and 2000s. Now she’s gone from pop diva to ghetto hip hop queen. Her sleazy new image and singing style are not the type of stuff that her fans like. People are just sick of her just being all about herself and wrapped-up in only in herself. It’s like she’s in her own world of narcissism. It becomes, unattractive, boring and a turn-off. You get sick of it and tired of her after a while. If she would not be so wrapped-up in how “Special” she thinks she is, maybe her music would reflect a world beyond herself.

      • JOHNVIDAL May 29, 2014

        Much photo shopping and editing going on here, in reality she is quite the pudgy sausage.


      • TinaMinaj May 30, 2014

        I see no lies

    • Memoirs of an old KFC Bucket May 29, 2014

      Trying to dress to impress the younger generation when you are old enough to be their mother is never going to work.

      I don’t care HOW good you look for your age but your ghetto slutty image needs to go. Mariah looks like a jobless stripper from Alaska. Seriously pathetic !!!!!


      • RIP Mariah…. May 29, 2014

        Mariah is too full of herself, not relevant, lives a privileged, over-the-top, extravagant life, seems to have a mental disorder and is not very likable. All this makes her choose material that is not desirable to the mainstream. She’s lost her touch on reality and the pulse of the people. She is either being advised poorly or just is not listening and doing it her way.

  2. Navy nick May 29, 2014

    SORRY, this album is NOT good. MEMOIRS WAS 10000% times better, and all the remixes; I LOVED MEMOIRS!!!! THis album has MAYBE 5 good songs, and it is just weird, I do not get this album! sorry…FADED IS NICE THO!! & THE NBAS track!!! top 2; rest is blaaahhhhhh…OF COURSE BEAUTIFUL, but hell that songs so old now!!!

    • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

      I LOOOOVED Memoirs too, But this album was good as well….

      If I had to pick 1, i would pick Memoirs…

      -She even took 2 songs from that album, re-recorded them, and put them on this one!

      Memoirs will never get old to me

      • Kayla May 29, 2014

        Memoirs was so garbage but it was the exact type of b******* that’s popular these days so it’s no surprise that some people actually like it

      • Wendy’s Tea May 29, 2014

        A pretentious title? She IS pretentious, vain, stuck up, narcissistic, etc. She is not a diva, not by any stretch of the imagination. She is not Aretha and never will be.


  3. KatyKadet May 29, 2014

    Oh my.


    Oh well, it doesn’t really matter. She’s still the queen. She isn’t even promoting it at all. Smh maybe she doesn’t really care.

    • Whitney/Mariah/Beyonce Stan May 29, 2014

      Girl Mariah is still that B*tch, she’s a legend. I could care less about the sales, I have the album, and I love it

    • Anne May 29, 2014

      She’s done promo interviews, she just performed at the World Music Awards, and didn’t she get accused of lip syncing on some morning concert show recently? I don’t keep up with her that much but I think she has been promoting the album. Also all the speculation about her method of release led to several articles about the release. I think people knew about the release but she doesn’t have a hit or apparently an interested fan base.

      • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

        The album has not been prmoted. That Worl Music Awards performance doesn´t even exist in the public´s eyes since it has not been broadcasted. Plus that´s not a big promo. Promo is radio support, doing a lot of performances in a lot of tv shows, and of course promo outside the USA. None of that has happened. I just think Mariah wants to make great music (which she has done, amazing) but she´s not into promoting that hard anymore after 25 years. Even Memoirs had a lot more promo. Several performances in important American tv shows. And then she even went to the UK to make a lot of promo and even went to Korea and Italy. Remember? When she was going for the Vision of Love look in 2009 and looked fabulous btw. Now she has an injure and I belive it is not even letting her lose some weight. It´s all good as sghe keeps loving this and giving us music. Nobody can ask more.

  5. BeyBeyKing May 29, 2014

    Karma for all the shade she throws.

    • OMG Logic! May 30, 2014

      No such thing as karma, or Thunder Thighs wouldn’t have a career after how many careers she ruined in Destiny’s Child and how many songs she’s stolen.

    • Whitney/Mariah/Beyonce Stan May 29, 2014

      Girl have a seat..Mariah’s been doing this since 1990, what’s Ciara’s excuse?

  6. MDNA2014 May 29, 2014

    You can’t say sales don’t matter then use her 200 million sold to defend her. Her commercial run is over.

    • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014


      • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

        She certainly didnt reach those accolades with First Week sales like this!!!


      • Sam Loves Rihanna May 30, 2014

        And when did Ci-Error’s commercial run began? I remember it running away from her since 2004, 14 years into Mariah’s long-running commercial run.

    • Sam Loves Rihanna May 30, 2014

      Her commercial run MIGHT be over like Madonnasaur’s HAS BEEN over a decade ago.

      • Rico June 2, 2014

        B**** please! Madonna’s career is way far from over..


    Death @ it looking for company. It Mariah 24 years and Ciara not even a decade. Have a seat.



      • Whitney/Mariah/Beyonce Stan May 29, 2014


  8. RiriRoyale May 29, 2014

    Wait, she’s gonna sell the same as Ciara? Damn.

    • Sam Loves Rihanna May 30, 2014

      Mariah has nine multiple platinum albums. How many does Rihanna have? One out of seven.


    How is it karma? Death! She is 44 years old. This her 14th album that she didn’t have a hit single for, and hasn’t promoted the album yet. She is still the queen. #bow

    • QueenCeline May 29, 2014

      Lionel Richie debuted BEFORE her and is still selling so what’s your point? Mariah hasn’t stopped selling because she’s 44, she’s stopped selling because people don’t aren’t connecting with her personality and in turn her music.

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        You are partially right. She is misunderstood by many people. She is perceived as this over the top diva bitchh like Christina whine that isn’t true. But so what if this album flops, even you as a Celine fan can’t deny her impact, success, and talent. She served longevity in this industry and that is what matters. Yeah she has declined but who hasn’t?

      • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

        You are talking as if Lionel Richie had been selling like crazy for decades. He had moderate success recently with an album, but it´s not comparable to Mariah´s career.

      • Eric June 1, 2014

        Lionel still selling? Maybe the Tuskegee album sold because of all the guest stars. Other than that , Lionel hasn’t sold in almost 30 years!!


    It’s funny how Flopara fans think they can talk though. CIARA’s last three albums have flopped drastically. There accumulated worldwide sales is still lower than Memoir’s US sales. And death @ E=MC2 sellin 463k first week, more than Ciara’s last three albums combined. Does Ciara even know what a certification looks like anymore. Gurl have a seat somewhere in your flop lane.

    • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

      Girl…… You love to clock other peoples flop records, when Mariah hasnt had a hit or a non-flop album since the 90’s….

      Stay mad though, I love when you SEETHE dahling!

      • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

        And besides the Emancipation era!

      • Del Bey May 29, 2014

        We Belong Together – 11 weeks at #1 2005 Obsessed- Top 5 on the hot 100 – 2009

  11. RoyalNavi May 29, 2014

    Age has NOTHING to do with why she’s flopping imo. Jermaine is a s***** manager and her ego is too big to hire someone who will tell her what to do which is why this happened. She’s surrounded by yes people who aren’t brave enough to tell her where she’s going wrong.


      I kinda agree. I don’t think she likes to hear the truth.

      • BaddieM May 30, 2014

        As a long time fan of Mariah carey I wouldn’t even argue with anyone About her sales Mariah’s Christmas album opened lower than this in 94 and is now one of the biggest sales Christmas album of all time…. She never really had amazing opening weeks but I kids wouldn’t even begin to understand that so no need to run then back for y’all! But just wait and see what it does overall before u drag and Yess she can flop worse than Ciara because this is her 14th album and Ciara’s 5th….

  12. FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

    Ciara got the h**, PRESSED!!!!!!!

    Girl arent you leaving????


  13. ABC May 29, 2014

    The same b****** that said Mariah could do a surprise release on iTunes didn’t even buy her album. Kiiii…But I thought y’all said she could? Fat ass flop. Mooriah stans keep clinging to the past.

    • BaddieM May 30, 2014

      It’s sad y’all always say clinging to the past when order to dethrone someone off the Throne you would have to actually outsell them and outdo what has been done but no one has so until they do the past receipts are just as current being that none if your faves have out sold her!!!! And I don’t wanna hear about she is a payloa Queen and she is this and that and with this old receipt” y has it been 9 years since the emancipation of mimi” y hasn’t any of your faves outsold that CD TO DATE? I’ll wait on the excuses but there are really none.

      • ABC May 30, 2014

        You mad Mooriah stan? Bwahahaa. I’m not reading the paragraph that you took an hour to type. Go buy that new Mooriah album and stop worrying about my opinion. #Next

      • BaddieM May 30, 2014

        Girl u read what I said and now I upset but that’s fine we have a SEAT for u in the NOONE GIVES A F** SECTION!

  14. smh May 29, 2014

    Coulda released the album after #Beautiful/during the American Idol era.. This is just…. I can’t
    Britney did more than double this based off her name alone. No promo, no nothing. smfh

    • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

      Wait till Britney is Mariah´s age and in her 14th album… the two cases are not comparable. mariah´s career is one of the biggest ever. Don´t know why some of you are mad when a natural commercial decline comes…

  15. Barbie girl May 29, 2014

    well deserved, her fans were talking mad s*** about others, now look at horseriah doing less then Ciara ki!…..

    • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

      How is it well deserved when teh album is amazing and she has done nothing to you? You base your opinion of an artist on what a couple of fans say???????? LMAO

  16. Ariana’sGrand May 29, 2014

    See what happens when you have a big ego? Doesn’t matter how far you go in life, people will always respect and admire humility which is why people don’t take to Mariah anymore. Add to that her bozo manager and it isn’t hard to see why she’s gonna sell less than Complacent Kelly, K.Michelle and Brandy.

  17. IStanForYourFav May 29, 2014

    Well I hope the fact that I just went to Target to get the deluxe edition with Queen MJB & R. Kelly helps her out. Also, only God knows what the final week sales will be. The sources that TGJ are using are not reliable, but I wish her well. This is the best she’s put out in 9 years, so best of luck to the Songbird.

    • CommanderKaty May 29, 2014

      Loooool! TGJ are never wrong when it comes to sales predictions and you know it.

      • IStanForYourFav May 29, 2014

        The only think I know is your name is referring to Kelly Rowland. Unlike Mariah, Kelly hasn’t seen an album certification that’s not referring to wood, copper, or Beyoncé’s name since 2002. Don’t reply. I was only wishing her luck, but I guess that’s too nice for these no life trolls hiding behind a computer.

      • IStanForYourFav May 29, 2014

        Wrong reply. @CommamderKaty Who truly cares? I only wished her luck and that is all. If TGJ sales predictions are always correct, why are they using HipHop Double & Twitter to tell them the numbers? Don’t reply to me. I would drag Katy, but I’m not 11 years old, so I don’t own her “music.”


    Pressed over Ciara? The same girl that flopped on only her third album? The same Ciara who is the poster child for gender reassignment surgery? Gurl bye! Leave the post and go purchase a copy of Ciara and come back.

    • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

      Girl looks like you need to be purchasing SEVERAL copies of #MIAMTES

    • TinaMinaj May 30, 2014

      Doesn’t change the fact that this album is a certified flop!

  19. BrandNuStar May 29, 2014

    David was talking about this on twitter and he saying that she should leave DJ and go to LA so Epic can restore her career, at first I thought it was a stupid idea but now I agree because DJ have GOT to be looking at her like she’s some kinda joke.
    Girl, had you humbled yourself you would have connected with people and they would have connected with your music. Instead you walk around like your s*** doesn’t stink, belittling anyone you feel threatened by and thought people think your mean shade is funny. Well I guess the joke is on YOU.

    • CzarM May 30, 2014

      LA Reid can’t fix her career. His tenure at Epic has been borderline disastrous. I wouldn’t be surprised if Sony was currently looking to replace him — and if that were to happen, that would mean that everyone brought in under his direction would most likely get the shaft. I agree that she needs to leave Def Jam immediately. I don’t know why they reassigned her there instead of having her continue at Island, but it’s not the right type of label for her. Then from there, maybe see about returning to Columbia.

      Mariah needs to swallow her pride and take a meeting with Tommy (he’s not the head of Sony anymore, but he would probably make for a decent manager) and Walter A. She’ll never have another 1994, but with the right direction she can at least gain some respect and maybe lure back old fans who left when she decided to become this trainwreck Mary J. Blige/Britney Spears hybrid.

      But for now, Mariah basically needs to either go on tour immediately to at least try to make some money off this disaster (which she won’t do, because we all know that Mariah and touring are oil and water) or just stick a fork in this album now, and not bother trying to do anything with it and instead focus on overhauling her entire situation. Commercially, this album is stillborn; nothing will save it.

  20. FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

    She mad…. LMFAO!!!!!!!!!

    I havent heard one of those s** reassignment reads since 2009…….

    -Chawld boo!

    • BaddieM May 30, 2014

      Listen I’m pretty sure that anyone who stands for CIARA shouldn’t have an opinion at all!!! Ciara can’t even outsell a kids Lemonade stand but y’all have the most to say about sales!!! People like Ciara she is a nice girl never is to shady and always has a good attitude but she no one is checking for her so now what’s her excuse?

  21. Whaleriah May 29, 2014

    Well i guess it’s back to the cow pasture for this has been flop.

  22. ABC May 29, 2014

    Mooriah had the chance to releas the album when she had that top 15 hit and could have seen Good sales but no she decided to released all this messy singles and flop videos and Push backs that’s making her look bad also #beautiful could have reached a higher peak if she had released the album during that time now she’s flopping harder than Ci-error, K-Mart & Kelly Flopland. kiii

    • ABC May 29, 2014



    The irony is that 98% of the people coming in here to shade her know their fave’s won’t have the ending success, wealth, and impact that Mariah does. I don’t know why people are so shocked when every artists declines. I won’t say here and banter with the pressed ones like I normally do. I love Mariah but it isn’t worth it. Her OVERALL success speaks for itself. So the people who are looking for company with their flop faves need to sit because them h***’ have achieved as much as Lindsay Lohan. Mariah = Legend/Icon #unbothered #unphased. Goodbye.

  24. FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

    Girl stop writing me all these novels trying to deflect the fact that your fav is scheduled to sell …

    55,000 – 60,000


    And I haven’t heard of you having walls since 2009 either.

    • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014


      “Uh, Ya Thirstay, Uh, Ya Thirstay”

  26. Bey-Minaj May 29, 2014

    With all her #1’s she still can’t get a hit today. No one is checking for her, not even the Lambos.


    55,000 – 60,000 after 24 years (14th album). But continue begging for company. Mariah is still superior to your fave. Anyway. I won’t do it today. I promised myself I wouldn’t get caught in this trap again. I will let you h*** drag. I still know she is the queen.


    • Bey-Minaj May 29, 2014

      Gurl King Bey been took that crown, dusted it off and strutted off flalessly. #Snatched

  28. ME. I AM FlopRiah May 29, 2014

    Hahaha apparently these new queens don’t use her.

  29. FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

    Here she goes with these historical receipts……

    What has she done for us Lately??

    Not my fault she wants to be in the same boat as my fave!

  30. Stephy May 29, 2014

    Mariah Carey is paying this album all types of dust! She is not even promoting it! All her interviews she barely talks about her music. All, she does is talks about non-sense! She is doing this to herself. Also, Jermaine is not a good manager AT ALL! He destroyed Janet’s career.

    • Dance4Dawn May 30, 2014

      She’s not promoting it? Lol. Is that why she went all the way to Monaco to perform at the WMAs? Is that why she performed at GMA or did all of us imagine that? Or why she went on a radio tour for You’re Mine, or held a global conference call for Triumphant two years ago OR performed at the Idol finale just to help Beautiful.

      Face it, she tried and failed.

  31. Kitty May 29, 2014

    The way her album was set up with all those flop songs from 10 years ago tho.

  32. ABC May 29, 2014

    Those numbers coming from a high class, living legend is NOT cute at all, so please save the excuses and reasons for somebody else. Mariah was supposed to pull in at least 100k. She is a “BEST SELLING” artist remember. It just shows pushing back an album many times and having low self esteem mixed in with that will get you bad sales. Mooriah can join the flops K-Martchell and Kelly Flopland. Kiii

    • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

      Do you know many artists with 25 years in the industry selling big???????? Hmm yeah maybe you can name one or two 🙂

  33. LovebirdTGJ May 29, 2014

    I’m sorry Lambs but this album needs Jesus. Not it doing Ciara numbers, that is horrible to watch.

    Mariah, you need to get your camp together and do something, you cannot let such a FANTASTIC album go to waste.

    • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

      Lol, @AIDSbird I hate you, but this comment made me SCREEEAM!

  34. XXX May 29, 2014

    Starting on a positive: I love the album. But I feel bad for Mariah because I know she’s been working on this for sooo long. You are deluding yourself if you DON’T think she wanted good numbers for this album. She took YEARS on this one. I know she was after a R2 of an Emancipation style comeback. So people saying it doesn’t matter, no it doesn’t matter for her past BUT Mariah likes to move on with everyone else. And shes done many things to suggest this eras success matters a lot to her. So cut the b*******. This is an absolute mess. Yes if you take the fact shes 44 years old into consideration, past her prime bla bla bla. But looks like the only one having a hard time admitting that is Mariah.


    *returns briefly*

    I feel like making a Stan Twitter account so I can drag that Ciara Stan once and for all! Like hollyyy Shitt! That BXTCH just stay running her damn mouth. Ugh!

    • Nicki is queen May 29, 2014

      YOU BETTA follow mee!

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        Should I really do it?

      • Nicki is queen May 29, 2014

        Do it!

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        K what is your Twitter?

      • Nicki is queen May 29, 2014

        My twitter is @nickimyboss

    • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

      Girl, so you want to make a Twitter account and dedicate it to me??????

      Aww how sweet,
      Follow me ugly @FutureCIARA

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        No.. More like I create the account,drag and then delete it.

      • Nicki is queen May 29, 2014

        Don’t delete it! D:

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        Maybe I won’t delete it… If I find use for it I won’t. I mostly want to teach FutureFlop a lesson & I think I have a much better chance of doing that there than here without constant interruption.

  36. FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

    I will love “Me, I AM MARIAH TEC” Through her Flops….

    But this is a slap in the face for the stans that kii at the sales of todays digital world, sales which seem normal to anyone who is not Beyonce or DISNEY!!!!!!!

    The “Betcha Gon Know Ft. R-Kelly” is still slaying me….

  37. Mark111 May 29, 2014

    It’s not even funny anymore. I’m done with dissing MC.

  38. Nicki is queen May 29, 2014


  39. Timago May 29, 2014

    Where’s Smelly Flopland?


    SMELLY FLOPLAND?!?!?!???!

    • Nicki is queen May 29, 2014

      The obsession…

      • Timago May 29, 2014

        *sniff sniff* Smelly? Is that you?!?!


  40. FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

    Girl, so you want to make a Twitter account and dedicate it to me??????

    Aww how sweet,
    Follow me ugly @FutureCIARA

  41. Ajlamb May 29, 2014

    Shell still be at least top 10 on Billboard 200

  42. Stephy May 29, 2014

    Ugh! MAriah Carey this is sad! But she is currently on Twitter & Instagram prancing around & looking DRUNK & CRAZY like she does not have an album out!
    Mariah Carey DOES NOT GIVE A F**** ANYMORE! Im done! I still love her tho. But she is GONE! She is just on Twitter posting vids of her kissing babies & photos of her showing her tits acting like she aint got a fuckking album out! WTF!

  43. Teflon Boy May 29, 2014

    This era can still be saved, it is an amazing album that deserves attention. The craft, songmanship and talent on display is pretty unparalleled.., none of the other pop girls inc. Beyonce have delivered such a rounded and enjoyable project. I don’t care what an artist’s rep is, if they deliver great music then they deserve praise and Mariah did just that so all the ‘flop’ talk can be put on ice as sales or no sales ‘Chanteuse’ is a better album than anyone else delivered in a long while. It’s up there with Daydream and Butterfly and way better than TEOM.

    What has and is hurting this project though is the promo campaign (or lack of).., it wouldn’t take much to align a cohesive and theme based launch to ensure the masses were away this was a brand spanking new Mariah. As it goes, with the same styling and faux-diva schtick, for anyone who has not listened and heard how inventive and timeless the new album is will be forgiven for thinking it’s business as usual I.e. nothing about the launch suggests Chanteuse is not just a bunch of ‘TouchMyBody’s. With a quick rethink and some tasteful and inventive marketing she can turn things around. Such a great project should not go wasted.

    • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

      Great comment!

    • SeanD May 31, 2014

      Excellent reply and nice to see one not overshadowed by unnecessary wrath for a person who none of us know beyond the celebrity persona.

  44. Teacher May 29, 2014

    *gets on knees to pray*

  45. metzo May 29, 2014



      Did you just measure the circumference of your hole?

      • metzo May 29, 2014

        Is that all you got? K…

  46. Stephy May 29, 2014

    This album is NOT better than “The Emancipation Of Mimi”…
    Yall go on Mariah’s Instagram. Her drunk ass on dar prancing around in old lady dresses & shitt! Acting like she aint got an album out…

    • FutureCIARA May 29, 2014

      I am done!

  47. MDNA May 29, 2014

    So basically, Beyonce remains the top Chick in the game. Let’s see what Rihanna and Adele have to bring to the table now.

  48. RIP Moomooa May 29, 2014

    Grandmariah is a done deal but Lambs are expecting a miracle. Mariah is so stuck in 90s. It seems she has no plans to evolve …just like Lady GaGa.

  49. GILBERTO May 29, 2014

    Look on the bright side, lambs. Its sales can’t get lower than 0. LOL.

  50. jlolover May 29, 2014

    washed uo w****

  51. KA May 29, 2014

    I really wonder who Jermaine Dupri is going to blame now, first Janet now this. His time has run its coarse it seems, don’t get me wrong he was/at times is a hot producer I guess times are changing.

    • Yep!!! May 29, 2014

      I just hear it was a test album for summer, the real album is coming in the fall (with a hell of a lot of remixes)

  52. LittleJohnny May 29, 2014

    I feel so bad for Mariah. I have bought the album, and it’s my first Mariah purchase. The album is actually very good compared to what most mainstream artists release these days. There are so many reasons we can speculate as to why these numbers are being forecasted. I’m not going to make fun of her like some of the childish nobodies on this site because she’s selling 60,000 copies more than I have ever sold as well as you trolls. But all hope is not lost, she could still push this album to gold status. There are some really good songs on this album.

  53. metzo May 29, 2014

    Old school Bitchh. Nobodys checking for her fat asss.

  54. LOL May 29, 2014

    LOL CHILE…..

  55. Stephy May 29, 2014

    Mariah Carey you are a legend & has sold many records during your 25 old career. But, you cannot sing anymore nor sell records nor tour. You are currently on TWITTER & INSTARGAM looking drunk. Prancing around in old lady dresses talking like someone that has no brain cells left. Riding around with Jermaine FLOP-pree ALL THE WHILE YOUR ALBUM FLOPS!
    Mariah, just sit down & come back when you are READY to put in that WORK that earned you 18 number 1 hits & 200+ records. BYE!~
    I wonder what Tommy Mottolla is thinking? Hmmmm

    • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

      Give it a rest. Sometimes it seems you have serious mental problems. She´s doing what you are asking in a way. Living her life, but still giving us great bodies of work. You contradict yourself constantly. How many artists her age do you see promoting their albums? Or selling… anything? Where are Roxette, Phil Collins, Lenny Kravitz, Alanis Morrisette last albums??? Nowhere, but they still make music, just like Mariah. Only that mariah is still more successful even this go round.

  56. Del Bey May 29, 2014

    Stephy you should take lambily out of your name because you are clearly not a devoted Mariah fan


      Am I a devoted Mariah fan?

      • Adam May 29, 2014

        No bitcchh. You are a delusional one.

  57. metzo May 29, 2014

    But, all trolling aside she’s still one of my favorite female vocalists of all time! She’s fabulous for a Throwback, F.A.B.L.O.U.S!

    1. Celine Dion
    3. Whitney Houston
    4. Toni Braxton
    5. Beyonce


      Celine before Mariah & Whitney? Excuse me while I jump off a cliff.

      • metzo May 29, 2014

        These are just my favorites in order boo. U don’t have to agree with it 😉

        N if I was a Mariah Stan, I wouldn’t even be offended if Celine was on top, cause shes a hell of a singer! As for Whitney, she has a strong voice but Mariah n Celine voices are way more beautiful n versatile than her, imo.

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        Okay I respect that. & I don’t want to argue with you anymore Metzo. You’re still one of the likeable BeyHive members!

    • Stephy May 29, 2014

      Celine Dion’s has a stronger voice than Mariah but overall the bitchess music is terrible & bland. She honestly has about 5 good songs other than that BLAH!

  58. LOL May 29, 2014




  59. RoyalM May 29, 2014

    When I listen to the album… It reminds me of the Butterfly album. Not saying it’s as good but I can tell that she tried to go back to the basics of what made people enjoy her albums. I think the issue with Mariah right now is her image. Maybe If she toned it down, got fit, basically conduct herself as a serious artist as she once was…

  60. LovebirdTGJ May 29, 2014

    Well I for one cannot wait for the new episode of The Legends Panel, with the whole Solange incident and now this, it will be good.

  61. Hhahahaha May 29, 2014

    Time to retire…she is recycling the butterfly era. 🙁

  62. Timago May 29, 2014


  63. Stephy May 29, 2014

    Also, I am not here for the oh “Stephy your not a real Lamb” or “Stephy go take your meds your wrong for that”!
    Chile, Puh-lease! I am not delusional! I want to see Mariah do well but ummm HELLO the woman is going crazy in front of our eyes & no one wants to call her out on it! Looking at the way she acts during interviews & on Instagram. Im starting to think she really is an Alcoholic. Why EVERY where you go you have to have a BIG ASS tall glass of wine!
    Mariah Carey drinks wine on EVERY fuckiing interview she has. She either drinks before it starts/during/or after. She looks swollen like she is suffering from some type of THYROID disease! Also, she just talks about NOTHING!
    This woman seems to be delusional & stuck in her OWN lil world thats not about her FANS anymore! I mean she can’t even have a decent interview without you wanting to STRAGGLE her to pieces. I KNOW DAMN WELL I AINT THE ONLY REAL LAMB THAT FEELS THIS WAY! …
    Mariah is suffering from something far worse than just vocals or flops. Something aint right about her. She seems to have done a 360% transformation of the artist that she once was…

    • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

      The only one going crazy is you hun! She gave us a great album and she´s living her life too. accept it cause the only one stuck in the 90s is you, not a good look.

  64. Timago May 29, 2014


  65. trose May 29, 2014

    Mariah there were a few things wrong with launch 1) no official single
    2) weight…you are 44 years old this is show business your s** appeal is what your career has thrived off of I cannot understand why Noone in her camp hired her a trainer she always slims downs for releases 3) she tried to cater to too much…olé school fans new school she in actuality should’ve found a demographic and commited 4) she needed visuals you’re mine was a horrible visual I think the most important thing being her image WAS NOT THERE. This is show biz mariah. You are the queen but you know the rules 4) singles…horrible singles she should a released you don’t know what to do as lead single then supernatural which caters to adults and youngins…no tea no shade and lastly too many pushes the anticipation died. You have not had album in 5 years this was a comeback! Should not had so many false starts

  66. GURL PLEASE May 29, 2014

    This just goes to show that Mariah doesn’t have a LOYAL fanbase like MJB, Britney and others who sell off of their names alone. That’s what she gets for catering to the 20 year old pop fans. This flop was inevitable.

    • Stephy May 29, 2014

      R&B/Soul & Pop/DanceCRAP…
      Mariah Carey lost her voice, song writing & looks. She has transformed into a complete different human being…

  67. RihIcon(Navy Comm) May 29, 2014

    At the end of the day, mariah been doing this for 24+ yrs while others are flopping on their first album(iggy & Ariana) or only after a couple years (Ciara) and her predictions are still gn higher than some sold first week (iggy) . Plus she’s already sold 200m+ and is the SUPREME SONGBIRD lmao. So don’t try to compare you flop face to her when u and I both know they’re not on the same scale, forget level.

    • Nicki is queen May 29, 2014

      Not iggy struggling to pass 100k

  68. whut May 29, 2014

    Her own vanity is her downfall. Instead of releasing the album when ¨Beautiful¨ was climbing the charts, she pushed it back because it didn’t hit the Top 10. She was too concerned with chart success instead of just putting the album out and letting nature take its course.

  69. Stephy May 29, 2014

    In 1997, when her voice started to go damaged. She still worked herself EVEN WITH A DAMAGED voice to make sure her albums sold lip syncing or not THAT B**** STILL PROMOTED

    • Theone May 30, 2014

      You really need to stop living in the past.
      Nothing stays the same.
      Real fans evolve with their favs no pant about a time long gone. Music of that caliber isn’t appreciated any more.

    • JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

      Look, you don´t appreciate music or artists. Your behaviour shows it.


    Oh lawd here we go with the videos from decades ago. I can’t! That Mariah is gone!! Let it go and stop begging for her to come back. She is content now. She is finally free to be who she is and live life! She isn’t controlled anymore.

    • Stephy May 29, 2014

      I know she is GONE forever but atleast give your fans some-type of effort NOWADAYS! WTF! She just does not even care anymore… Im just so disappointed as a LOOOOOONG time fan of hers…

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        I do prefer 90s Mariah over today’s Mariah but I love the fact that she is happy! She has already seen sales and we already have those classic albums on repeat.

      • Stephy May 29, 2014

        True! She did give her fans 7 GREAT albums from start to finish..
        Mariah Carey: 1990
        Emotions: 1991
        Music Box: 1993
        Merry Christmas: 1994
        Daydream: 1995
        Butterfly: 1997
        The Emancipation Of Mimi: 2005
        All those albums are EXCELLENT! My favorite song from her is “MY SAVING GRACE”!
        Not even Whitney or Celine gave their fans so many great quality albums were she not only sung but produced & wrote! She is Queen Forever! But im just mad that her era is over! I will never fin another singer like her! SHE IS TRULY UNIQUE!

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        YESSS! And Daydream is my fave!!! I wouldn’t even mind if you through in Rainbow on the list (at the bottom though). Petals, Against all odds, and After Tonight are my faves from that album.

        And this is why I get so mad @ people on this blog because it’s like she has been getting SLAMMED since Touch My Body, and people just don’t give her enough credit. UGHH smh. #legend

      • Stephy May 29, 2014

        I love Petals… I’m waiting on Mariah to release her unreleased material from that time tho! “The Crave Song” is one of them! Im affriad we wont hear it until she passes on tho! 🙁

      • RihIcon May 29, 2014

        Aww look at y’all getting along

      • Stephy May 29, 2014

        We have a common bond with Mariah! I like Slayriah! We been arguing for a whole YEAR now! So, we are basically Married! Online Blog marriage that is… lolol He probably still hates me tho! I like him tho. Alot…

  71. GILBERTO May 29, 2014

    We have to admit that it is impossible to keep relevant for a long time in the industry, especialy in the music business. When you cross the 40 mark and you’re a mainstream singer, you’re going to face a hard time to have radio playing your songs which directly leads to producers not giving you their best work and labels don’t spend the time and resources into your project.
    That’s why I always say that, at some point of your career, you have to take control of almost everything. You can’t rely on other people’s work for too long.


      Wow I really appreciate this comment. Good job!

    • rico June 4, 2014

      This is very true on American radio. after a female artist reaches there 40’s its down hill. either Mariah re invents herself go the Madonna way and be strong and fight! or suffer the Janet Jackson fate who tried to used the s*** and sexual liberation thing repeatedly bored her audience..

  72. Stephy May 29, 2014

    Anyways, im done with my RANT!
    Slayriah, hurry up & make that Twitter account & join us Twitter folks. I know you already be stalking… COME ON WE ARE WAITING!


      I’m not really joining. I’m just gonna create it drag FutureCiara down and the delete it.

      • Stephy May 29, 2014

        Come on Slay! It will be fun! You are soo uptight! Loosen up & have some FUN! We be having fun! Everybody is on dar! We all follow each other!

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014


      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (TOUR DE FORCE) May 29, 2014

        I don’t like that Bitchh ass Flopara fan.

      • Nicki is queen May 29, 2014

        @stephy is right we do have fun! Make it and follow @nickimyboss

  73. Miley Minaj May 29, 2014

    FLOPRIAH is struggling. Karma for throwing shades and being like an old fat has-been diva.

    Oh well…1-2-3…… KAH KAH KAH !!!!

  74. Cake Like Lady Gaga May 29, 2014



    • GaGa’s Tampon May 30, 2014

      Wait till Aka comes out can’t wait to laugh at her first week sales 🙂

  75. MC!! May 29, 2014

    Here we go again tbh I think it’s higher at least 80k. Celine did 70k and Toni did 60k those are her peers!! Not Katy not Beyoncé and not gaga nor Rihanna. She has a special that airing on NBC Friday for the album!!! And who knows she might have interviews coming the album just came out Tuesday! Y’all are being unreasonable. And the fact the Mariah been getting the most hits shows she still some type of interesting!

    • Kitty May 29, 2014

      Girl you are smoking crack if you think this album is gonna do anything. not with it sitting at number 61 on itunes…

      • MC!! May 29, 2014

        It’s actually #4 dahling and also in Japan and worldwide!!!!!!

    • LOL May 29, 2014



  76. Rosie May 29, 2014

    After 1049329 pushbacks, 30 attempts at a hit lead single, all that promo, already low predictions, a cancelled TV promo, and now this? Poor Moo can’t catch a break. She needs to retire with dignity after this album.

  77. CT May 29, 2014

    If mariah was a car she would be a fabulous throwback car from 1995 with a
    broken radio.

    • Theone May 30, 2014

      And you’re still in the junkyard!

  78. RIP Mariah…. May 29, 2014

    WHY is she always half naked? I don’t know any 40-something year olds that choose to dress like a S#L%$. Perhaps I run with the wrong crowd! But seriously, its her voice that is supposed to draw attention, NOT her boobs!

  79. Yawnriah Carey May 29, 2014

    Just retire…oh god.

    When you really never had talent to begin with, and like most over produced productions, all you can do is hang trinkets around your presentation in the hopes no one will see….well, eventually, the truth sinks in.


    • Stephy May 29, 2014

      Who are you talking about?

  80. Selfabsorbed Ol’ Diva May 29, 2014

    Um… you guys forgot the most important reason, Lambs. For the last ten years she has run around dressing and acting like a ten year old child and no one who loved her original music wants to take the risk of hearing her garbage. Her music does’nt sell because she thinks she’s better than everyone and bigger than life.
    People dont want to buy music from someone looking down at them, they want to connect with the artist. Miss High & Mighty has blown it one to many times.

    How about she starts SINGING again rather than just pole dance half naked and rubbing herself all over whatever dude is rapping in her videos huh?


    • MC!! May 29, 2014

      Mariah don’t even do that in her videos…stop with the reach! And people has been buying her albums for the past ten years and still are! Stop being pressed and go play hopscotch or something because honey you don’t like Mariah and Mariah sure don’t like you.

      • LOL May 30, 2014

        People has been buying her album? In what planet sis? Have you seen her Memoirs’ sales?


  81. TheOne May 29, 2014

    This album is an amazing body of work.
    Just purchased my copies to day and can’t get enough of it!
    Had to drive to two different locations because target was sold out.
    This album will be a slow and steady gainer I believe.
    The reviews are a direct reflection of the artistry and most have been great just like the album. Most people don’t even know it’s been releast so sales will most definitely increase with promo and word of mouth.

    • ME. I AM FlopRiah May 30, 2014

      More delusion from the hogriah fans.

      • Theone May 30, 2014

        Another Troll takingg a brake from bridge duty!
        #killyourself and make the world a better place.
        Do it for future generations. Please!
        MC is still rich and famous and you’ll forever be a nobody, so take a life time to allow it soak in. lol

  82. Me.I do have egg on my face May 30, 2014

    This is exactly what the lambs get for shading other artist.
    Im so tired of hearing its sold out in stores! If that makes you feel better, but earlier today I went into Target and the was a rack full of the album and thats been since tuesday. I live in a major city and have been back twice since and it looks the same, someone may have brought two but thats it.
    How in the hell do you have your album in stores and online and end up selling that low?
    The lambs want to blame mariah and jd but they are to blame as well. Other stanbases wouldve bought the album if they didn’t act like their s*** didn’t stink.
    Mariah will be fine,but this looks to be a flop era. At least the album is decent

  83. Todd May 30, 2014

    It’s sad because this album deserves to be heard and appreciated !
    On the other hand MC remains unbothered !

  84. njilf May 30, 2014

    This is just really sad…the only thing that could help for next week is the NBC special where people will hear the songs live… but she should have done more appearances this week on tv shows in the US. The WMA’s were a flop because they did not even air them …But the funny thing is I think Mariah does not care anymore,.. she is all smiles these days so… whatever Let’s just enjoy the music. At least over here the album is on repeat! Sometimes I dont even get past cut nr 1 and 2 haha I love Cry and Faded so muh i just keep repeating them haha

  85. MANNY G. May 30, 2014


  86. Sarah May 30, 2014

    There always comes a time when the world’s GREATEST has a downfall..You can’t always be on top..However that is why you build a legacy..and that is EXACTLY what Mariah has done..She still reigns as the queen of sales..and no one has yet to top her..declined sales or not..If you are a fan..enjoy the music and don’t bother arguing with these delusional idiots with nothing better to do.

  87. shaquinisha-rose May 30, 2014

    I don’t know why I do this to myself…This site it absolute TRASH!! ugh! Spelling and grammatical errors up the wazzoo! Little to no research/editing done before posting an article. Bias opinions. The same handful of adjective used to describe pics (Stunned, stuns, shone, shines…). But I keep coming back…Shame on me

  88. TheOne May 30, 2014

    Sam deleted my post saying who great the album is!
    I’m starting to think alot of the hate thrown MC’s way on here is by Sam and his team!
    This site is extremly biased!

  89. Bey Fan May 30, 2014

    The album is great.

  90. Casual May 30, 2014

    Ironically, Mariah’s first album would be a hit today on an Adult Contemporary tip . . . She went in the wrong direction repeatedly with this album, especially considering her age. She can’t compete with Ariana Grande. If this album had a Vision of Love, Love Takes Time, or Forever, she’d have a hit on her hands.

  91. Sean May 30, 2014

    Madonna is the only female over 40 that can sell on her name alone. Such a shame bc Mariah’s album is great.

    Now waiting for Her Madgesty to remind us why she’s Queen

    • LOL May 30, 2014



      • Rosie May 30, 2014

        And Fadga fell off after three.
        Chartflop fell off the Billboard 200 this week. It probably won’t even hit 800K.

    • Al May 30, 2014

      Madonna can’t sell music. She can only sell a nostalgia act. Next.

  92. Brian310 May 30, 2014

    Albums in the 90s used to have low 1st week sales and still go on to be platinum so it’s not completely over for Mariah but a lot has to change starting it promo and great LIVE performances.

    • Al May 30, 2014

      Well, back in the 90s we didn’t have iTunes. You don’t even have to leave your house to buy an album and listen to it instantly. In a way, people should be selling more because of it, but then there’s illegal downloading. Because everyone has access to the music, albums have less longevity. It’s old news by the second week.

  93. JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

    The album has not been promoted. That Worl Music Awards performance doesn´t even exist in the public´s eyes since it has not been broadcasted. Plus that´s not a big promo. Promo is radio support, doing a lot of performances in a lot of tv shows, and of course promo outside the USA. None of that has happened. I just think Mariah wants to make great music (which she has done, amazing album) but she´s not into promoting that hard anymore after 25 years. Even Memoirs had a lot more promo. Several performances in important American tv shows. And then she even went to the UK to make a lot of promo there and even went to Korea and Italy. Remember? When she was going for the Vision of Love look in 2009 and looked fabulous btw. Now she has an injure and I belive it is not even letting her lose some weight (like she did just a year ago and looked hot tamale at 43 years old). It´s all good as long as she keeps loving this and giving us music. Nobody can ask more. She has a life now. And she can´t send all her time fighting against walls the indurtry builds for artists over 35-40 years old.
    That said, I would love the album to have legs and critics do their jobs and support great music, they started good with the great reviews, but more is needed, mainstream public doesn´t know the album is out. And it´s amazing.

  94. JOHNVIDAL (Iconic chanteuse slayed) May 30, 2014

    I think my favorite song is “Make it look good”, so vibrant, fresh and different from Mariah. It´s a classic.
    “Cry” is a very different way to open the album, with a ballad with a lot of soul reminiscent of “Emotions” album. “Supernatural” is very cute and fresh. And of course the whole ending of “Heavenly” is MUSIC. Those are the stand outs for me right now. Of course there is a lot more on the album though.

  95. Al May 30, 2014

    Look no further than Jermaine Dupri. I can’t believe she hired him as her manager. Didn’t she see what he did to Janet Jackson’s career??!

  96. Brandon May 30, 2014

    This is a messy post that seems to degrade Mariah’s performance. You forgot to mention that the prediction lands her at a predicted number 3 spot. And, the number one spot is not that far away in total sales. This is a reflection of the industry as a whole…not Mariah alone. As a matter of fact, I think it is even messier to not mentioned that most people use iTunes to buy their music, and she still has the album FREE on First Listen. This implies that she is doing very good if people are still willing to buy an album when they can just listen to it for free.


    • SeanD May 31, 2014


  97. JT May 30, 2014

    Her team should plot her next project? Dead on arrival?

    Honestly, your stupidity is often staggering. There hasn’t even been a new single released from this yet; there are a handful of excellent songs from which to choose. The album has gotten rave reviews. This project should hardly be folded. It’s not about where you start; it’s about where you FINISH.

  98. iBobbyDeluxe May 30, 2014

    Those are very disappointing first week numbers but HOWEVER Mariah can still promote this album she has several potential songs that could easily soar high on the Billboard 100 particular “You Don’t Know” that screams a good summer hit. Me I Am Mariah is one of the best albums this year Mariah gave it her all with this record.

  99. SeanD May 31, 2014

    I never understood the pleasure people get out of watching an artist (or any other person) stumble, or how anyone can revel in the failures of another. I read all these hateful comments calling her fake and shady but nothing she has done can equal the wrath in these comments which is sad and hypocritical. And why the need to pit artists against each other? People like who they like and your individual love for ANY artist can not and should not be diminished by someone else’s opinion. Who cares how many CDs Ciara, Beyonce, Mariah, Brittney, Madonna, Rihanna or anyone else has sold in comparison to others? Sales does not always speak to talent. Justin Bieber, The Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez, even Milli Vanilli all had high sales and the talent is questionable.
    People get older and success is about popularity, not talent so things change. It won’t be long before all these other artists are receiving the exact same type of comments.
    The fact remains that this is a very solid and exceptionally well crafted CD with mostly rave reviews and it would be great if it could connect with people who could drop their bias and just accept the music, but that is not always the case. It would be even better if the comments focused on the music and not just used as a moment to tear all these people down. If that is where you get your joy, it says alot about you as a person.
    I wish the best for every single artist mentioned in everyone’s comments.

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