The NY Post
ranked the 50 most powerful women in NYC and Mariah came in at #40:
Mariah Carey, 38, pop star. Not long ago, things looked dire for the Long Island native - Now she's back as R&B's biggest diva, with her song "Touch My Body" becoming her 18th No. 1 single - pushing her past Elvis Presley and second only to the Beatles in chart-toppers.