Mariah Carey’s ‘Loverboy’

Released: July 16th, 2001

Mariah Carey released ‘Loverboy’ as the lead single from ‘Glitter’. It samples ‘Candy’ by Cameo, which was a hit in the late ’80s.


‘Loverboy’ was the best-selling single of 2001 in the US. It peaked at #2 on Billboard’s Hot 100, and #1 on the R&B chart.

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The remix features Ludacris, Da Brat, Shawnna and Twenty II, who all appear in the remix music video.

Chart Positions:

  • Australia: #7
  • Canada: #3
  • UK: #12
  • US: #2

Mariah’s Caesars Palace residency in Las Vegas, ‘The Butterfly Returns’, is currently underway and will continue through to September. She will also tour Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe later in the year. Head to for dates and tickets.


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