Ten Incredible Mariah Carey Performances

As the R&B diva celebrates her 42nd birthday, watch her sing 'Honey,' 'Vision of Love' and more

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'Can't Let Go'

Carey's performance of the ballad "Can't Let Go" on this episode of Soul Train from 1991 is so flawless that many viewers probably assumed she was lip-synching. Check out the back-up singers as she gets started – you can sense their fear of messing up in the presence of a singer of her caliber.

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