2005: ‘The Emancipation of Mimi’ by Mariah Carey


– Sales: 4,968,606

Fifteen years after her mega-selling debut, Mariah Carey released “The Emancipation of Mimi,” which saw the popular singer collaborating with the hottest names in the game, propelling herself out of a creative slump. In addition to selling millions of copies, the album took home three Grammy Awards, including Best Contemporary R&B Album.

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