Coming this Fall: ‘The Meaning of Mariah Carey’ Memoir

The global superstar is reading to tell her story, finding yet another dimension to her unparalleled voice.

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Meet the global superstar, Mariah Carey in a whole new world through her upcoming memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey written by Michaela Angela Davis for Andy Cohen Books. 

Audible will exclusively release the audiobook, published by Henry Holt & Co. Bravely telling her story, Mariah Carey speaks on complex issues such as race, identity, class, childhood, and the family trauma she has experienced throughout her rise to musical superstardom. Now available for pre-order, V is taking an inside look at the much-anticipated Septemeber 29th release.

As fans can easily recall all of Mariah Carey’s memorable performances and viral moments, this memoir largely accounts for what we have not yet seen. That’s because Carey has extended us a front-row invitation into the unfiltered realities of her business. With sincere notes that come with being under the limelight 24/7, she narrates her public embarrassments, her personal failures, her battles with gender power dynamics, her emotional abuse, and all of her phenomenal accomplishments. These untold moments purposefully help to paint a better picture behind The Meaning of Mariah Carey.  

For Carey, this project is sentimental, as she if finding yet another dimension to her unparalleled voice. In a personal letter via social media, Mariah shared, “Writing this memoir was incredibly hard, humbling, and healing. My sincere hope is that you are moved to a new understanding, not only about me but also about the resilience of the human spirit.”


Sharing her truth, the audiobook will iconically be performed by none other than, Mariah Carey herself. As she gives personal accounts and performances of a lifetime, listeners are able to sit down 1 on 1 and listen to the stories told by the best-selling female artist of all time. Simultaneously commemorating Carey’s recent 30th anniversary of her self-titled debut album, there are sure to be more surprises on the way.

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