On this day in 2001, Mariah Carey released ‘Glitter’.
As the soundtrack for a movie set in the ’80s, the album was heavily retro-inspired and also sampled a number of ’80s hits.
‘Glitter’ debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Soundtrack chart in the US. The lead single, ‘Loverboy’, was the best-selling single of 2001 in the US.
The soundtrack has sold over 3 million copies worldwide.
- Australia: #13
- Canada: #4
- France: #5
- Germany: #7
- Italy: #5
- Japan: #1
- New Zealand: #11
- Spain: #3
- UK: #10
- US: #7
Mariah’s Caesars Palace residency in Las Vegas, ‘The Butterfly Returns’ will resume in February 2019. She will also be touring Asia and Europe later in the year. Head to mariahcarey.com/tour for dates and tickets.