Mariah Carey born March 27, or is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. In , she rose to fame with the release of "Vision of Love" from her eponymous debut album. The album produced four chart-topping singles in the US and began what would become a string of commercially successful albums which solidified the singer as Columbia's highest selling act. Following a contentious divorce from Sony Music head Tommy Mottola, Carey adopted a new image and traversed towards hip hop with the release of Butterfly
Mariah Carey stripped off her top, let her hair hang loose and smiled for the camera while posing topless for the cover of Paper magazine. With her curly blonde locks hiding her breasts, the stunning songstress wore nothing but sheer long gloves, panties, fishnet stockings and a bunch of House of Emmanuele jewels in the daring cover shoot. In another snap, the singer rocked a jewel-encrusted bra and crown, before going full-on princess in a pink and white Monsoori gown. The outfit was the perfect contrast to the colorful neon lights of the Las Vegas Strip in the background. The sexy shoot was for one of four Paper covers featuring different artists with musical residencies in Vegas.