writes: It's been a grim year, with album sales down nearly 10% from 2004. But it's not all bad news. There were some notable winners.
Winner: Mariah Carey
- By shifting focus to The Voice and the sort of hooks that made her a '90s pop queen, she scored the comeback of the year. "Mariah has never been given enough credit for songwriting," says Universal Records prexy Monte Lipman. "She's sold over 100 million records and suddenly she's an underdog." Guess Glitter served her well after all.
LINK: MARIAH ON FIRE!!!!