June 09, 2014 12:00 PM

>My Top 10 Mariah Songs

1. “Make It Happen” (1991)

Mimi soars to the heavens on this inspirational anthem that would make the biggest hater believe.

2. “Dreamlover” (1993)

One of her 18 No. 1 hits, this is her sweetest of reveries.

3. “Always Be My Baby” (1995)

Doo-wop meets hip-hop. A do-do-doop dream.

4. “Anytime You Need a Friend” (1993)

Taking it to church, MC delivers a vocal for the gods.

5. “Looking In” (1995)

She’s at her most vulnerable and introspective on this Daydream confession.

6. “Emotions” (1991)

Her multi-octave range is on full display on this soul-disco divaliciousness.

7. “We Belong Together” (2005)

Her Grammy-winning smash proved that Mariah still belonged.

8. “Vision of Love” (1990)

The big ballad that started it all, visualizing all that she turned out to be.

9. “Underneath the Stars” (1995)

A pure angel channeling Minnie Riperton.

10. “It’s a Wrap” (2009)

Old-school soul meets new-school sass on Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel.

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