Mariah Carey: Award-Winning Actress

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If you would have told someone suffering through a midnight showing of Glitter eight years ago that Mariah Carey would one day win the Palm Springs Film Festival's Breakthrough Performance Award, they may have slapped you across the face. And you would have deserved it. But you would also have been right. Carey will accept the award on January 5th for her role as a mustachioed social worker in Precious. [Idolator]