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Mariah Carey's NBC special

Mariah Carey’s NBC special — Highlights from the singer’s Thanksgiving-night show

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If you tuned in to Mariah Carey‘s Thanksgiving-night NBC special, then you know that despite her two Grammys, her marriage to Sony’s president and chief operating officer Tommy Mottola, her new top 5 album (Music Box), and her sold-out concert tour, the 23-year-old singer spends an inordinate amount of time alone on the farm. That is, when she’s not singing Christmas carols with inner-city kids. A few of the noteworthy moments:

· Number of contrived Martha Stewart-like scenes on Carey’s farm: 13
· Number of times Carey is shown pensively composing on her porch swing: 2
· Number of times Carey is seen bonding with ”regular” people: 6
· Scenes of Carey with animals: 3
· Scenes of Carey with children: 3
· Number of all-black outfits Carey wore in concert: 3
· Number of songs Carey performed: 9
· Number of songs that dealt with unrequited love and broken relationships: 6
· Number of times Carey mentioned her megamogul hubby: 0

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