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Mariah Carey is widely considered one of the greatest female vocalists and best R&B singers of all time. List of the best Mariah Carey albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Mariah Carey discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Mariah Carey albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Mariah Carey singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Mariah Carey album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Mariah Carey album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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Butterfly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Butterfly Mariah Carey

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Daydream is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Daydream Mariah Carey

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The Emancipation of Mimi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time

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Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey

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Emotions is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Emotions Mariah Carey

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Music Box is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Music Box Mariah Carey

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Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time

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Merry Christmas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Merry Christmas Mariah Carey

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Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Rainbow Mariah Carey

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E=MC² is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
E=MC² Mariah Carey

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Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time

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Charmbracelet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Charmbracelet Mariah Carey

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Glitter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time

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Merry Christmas II You is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time
Merry Christmas II You Mariah Carey

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The Essential Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mariah Carey Albums of All Time