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The Definitive Ranking Mariah Carey's Number-One Hits

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In honor of her Vegas residency, here is a list of all her No. 1's.

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18. "Thank God I Found You"

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From her album Rainbow, "Thank God I Found You" spent one week at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "I would give up everything before I'd separate myself from you. After so much suffering I finally found unvarnished truth."

17. "I Don't Wanna Cry"

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From her album Mariah Carey, "I Don't Wanna Cry" spent two weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "We can make a million promises but we still won't change. It isn't right to stay together when you only bring each other pain."

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16. "Touch My Body"

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From her album E=MC², "Touch My Body" spent two weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "If there's a camera up in here then it's gonna leave with me when I do (I do). If there's a camera up in here then I'd best not catch this flick on YouTube (YouTube)."

15. "Love Takes Time"

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From her album Mariah Carey, "Love Takes Time" spent three weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "Lord I'm needing you now tell me how to stop the rain tears are falling down endlessly."

14. "My All"

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From her album Butterfly, "My All" spent one week at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "I can see you clearly vividly emblazoned in my mind. And yet you're so far like a distant star I'm wishing on tonight."

13. "Don't Forget About Us"

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From her album The Emancipation Of Mimi, "Don't Forget About Us" spent two weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "I'm just speaking from experience nothing can compare to your first true love so I hope this will remind you when it's for real, it's forever so don't forget about us."

12. "Honey"

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From her album Butterfly, "Honey" spent three weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "It's like honey when it washes over me. You know sugar never ever was so sweet and I'm dying for ya, crying for ya, I adore ya."

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11. "Someday"

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From her album Mariah Carey, "Someday" spent two weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "You'll change your mind and call my name soon as you find they're all the same. And when you find yourself alone don't come back crying, you should have known."

10. "Heartbreaker"

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From her album Rainbow, "Heartbreaker" spent two weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "Heartbreaker you've got the best of me but I just keep on comin' back incessantly. Oh why did you have to run your game on me I should have known right from the start you'd go and break my heart."

9. "We Belong Together"

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From her album The Emancipation Of Mimi, "We Belong Together" spent fourteen weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "I can't sleep at night when you are on my mind, Bobby Womack's on the radio Saying to me "If you think you're lonely now". Wait a minute, this is too deep (too deep) I gotta change the station."

8. "I'll Be There"

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From her album MTV Unplugged, "I'll Be There" spent two weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "You and I must make a pact. We must bring salvation back. Where there is love I'll be there."

7. "Hero"

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From her album Music Box, "Hero" spent four weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "You can find love If you search within yourself and the emptiness you felt will disappear."

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6. "Dreamlover"

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From her album Music Box, "Dreamlover" spent eight weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "I don't want another pretender to disillusion me one more time whispering words of forever playing with my mind."

5. "Always Be My Baby"

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From her album Daydream, "Always Be My Baby" spent two weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "You'll always be a part of me. I'm part of you indefinitely. Boy don't you know you can't escape me Ooh darling 'cause you'll always be my baby."

4. "One Sweet Day"

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From her album Daydream, "One Sweet Day" spent sixteen weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "And I know you're shining down on me from heaven like so many friends we've lost along the way. And I know eventually we'll be together one sweet day."

3. "Fantasy"

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From her album Daydream, "Fantasy" spent eight weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "Oh when you walk by every night talking sweet and looking fine I get kind of hectic inside."

2. "Vision Of Love"

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From her album Mariah Carey, "Vision Of Love" spent four weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: "I've realized a dream and I visualized the love that came to be. Feel so alive I'm so thankful that I've received the answer that heaven has sent down to me."

1. "Emotions"

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From her album Emotions, "Emotions" spent three weeks at No. 1.

Best Lyric: When she casually sings some runs at the end of the song in the 5th octave. Directly followed by a giggle.

No. Big. Deal.

  1. Which Mariah Carey No. 1. is your favorite?

    "Vision of Love"
    "Love Takes Time"
    "Someday"
    "I Don't Wanna Cry"
    "Emotions"
    "I'll Be There"
    "Dreamlover"
    "Hero"
    "Fantasy"
    "One Sweet Day"
    "Always Be My Baby"
    "Honey"
    "My All"
    "Heartbreaker"
    "Thank God I Found You"
    "We Belong Together"
    "Don't Forget About Us"
    "Touch My Body"

The Definitive Ranking Mariah Carey's Number-One Hits

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    "Touch My Body"
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