Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Here’s Mariah Carey Hitting All the Right Notes on “Vision of Love” and “Infinity” Last Night

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Mariah Carey pulled off a home run version of “Vision of Love” and “Infinity” last night on Jimmy Kimmel. I read a quote from L.A. Reid, the head of her record label, that no legacy artist will get a number 1 single again because of their age and radio’s insistence on only playing “young” people. But Clear Channel-I Heart Radio should rethink that policy. “Infinity” is so catchy, and it would be fun to hear it on places like Z100 among the shrieking and babbling that accounts for 90% of today’s chart hits. I heard one guy on top 40 radio the other day who sounded like a goose honking before the foie gras man came.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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