Throwbacks

17th Anniversary of Mariah Carey’s ‘Glitter’ soundtrack

On this day in 2001, Mariah Carey released ‘Glitter’.

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As the soundtrack for a movie set in the ’80s, the album was heavily retro-inspired and also sampled a number of ’80s hits.

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‘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.

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Chart Positions:

  • 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.

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