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Mariah's Sights Set on Leona Lewis

Mariah's Sights Set on Leona Lewis

While Leona Lewis‘ album has hit number one, Mariah Carey‘s album is predicted to have one of the biggest opening weeks of any album in recent years.

Leona‘s album Spirit has sold 205,000 copies this week in the U.S.

Mariah‘s new album E=MC2 opened with sales of 154,000 in the first day.

Mariah was this week’s music mentor and theme for the American Idol contestants.

WHO DO YOU THINK is the better singer?

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Xx-SWEETY-xx @ 04/19/2008 at 7:45 am

Leona definitely and for those who dont no who Leona is she was the winner of X Factor in 2006 and she is well better than Mariah

i agree Charlotte,
i think your right.
Leona is better,
She has a powerful voice
She sings great life, while she wa son the X factor
unlike Mariah who no way compares to Leona.

Mariah is old.
Leona is amazing and will
carry on topping the charts

I was wondering the same thing!! lol

Mariah. love her new album

Mariah. she’s amazing singer.

Mariah has a very trained voice. Her mother was an opera singer and Mariah has a voice that no can compare too. Her range is outrageous and she has never gone off key. Her whistle voice is outstanding and she learned all this from very young being trained by her mother to sing Opera. That is why she has such a wide range because of all the hard work and training when she was growing up. But she is also gifted in songwriting and she just has a God Given talent. Alot of people copy her but she definately has her own style and it cannot be duplicated. You know when she is singing and people who try to sound like her cannot even touch her voice.

leona lewis. Mariah has sang her song. Lewis is the future.

ok…so the debate is who the better singer is, right? let me just start out by saying that ms.carey has indeed changed over the decade, her style is not at all the best and the voice of course is a bit faulty at times. but recently, i was in a barnes and noble’s and actually got the chance to hear leona lewis’s album, and i liked it a bit, but wasn’t totally sold, and then i realized why: it sounded like the vision of love album i loved as a kid, with a little of “the bodyguard” thrown in. why are we having this conversation? by the fact that she does her darndest to imitate her so well, leona has already proven who the winner is. and let’s not forget, we’re talking about someone who has paid their dues, and proven what they’re capable of, not some young snot nose who listens to an album over and over again and copies it right down to the last hook. vocally, she can’t touch mariah or whitney, close but no cigar. ms.lewis will be a fine leader for the new generation of singers, but lets not forget that she didn’t light the torch.

jamie Mccann @ 04/28/2008 at 11:01 am

Leona Lewis is phenomenal.. She is much better than Mariah Carey… Leona is only 23 .. maybe thats why Mariahs had a longer career ?!?!?

Team Leona =D

WHO’S THE BEST SINGER? IT’S ME, GARRY! HAHAHA JOKING, BUT IM GOOD TOO. I LIKE THEM BOTH, BUT MARIAH, BEEN AROUND FOR ELEPHANT YEARS NOW. LEONA IS NEW AND A FRESH VOICE AND HEARD HER LIVE ON X FACTOR IN THE UK. GOOGLE LEONA ON XFACTOR AND WATCH THIS GIRLS RANGE, WICKED!!!!!

Jenniinnap @ 04/29/2008 at 2:17 pm

MARIAH!!! Leona comes close and has a beautiful voice but Mariah’s voice is unsurpassable. Leona’s pretty but Mariah looks way better. Plus you have to take into account that Leona is alot of years younger than Mariah. But regardless, Marish still comes out on top.

mariah has proven herself through the years. Leona has a lot to work on before she can be like “mariah”.

Corey Spence @ 05/04/2008 at 8:47 pm

Definately Mariah! People like Mariah come around like Hailey’s Commet; You feel em comin, bask in the glory, and sigh when they have faded. So just recognize the uniqueness that is Carey.
From Corey.
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The1andonly @ 05/07/2008 at 4:50 pm

how kan u compare leona 2 mariah come on ppl i mean leona is a talented singer but mariah is a singing goddess and besides leona looks like a man LOL

UMM MARIAH FOR SUREEEE LMFAO@PPL TRYNNA COMPARE LEONA TO MARIAH YALL ******* DUMB LEONA CANT HIT NOTSE LIKE MARIAH CAN NEVA EVA EVA WILL SHE BE ABLE TO DO THAT AND LIKE IT SAID LEONA SOLD OVER 205,000 THE FIRST WEEK MARIAH SOLDMariah’s new album E=MC2 opened with sales of 154,000 in the first day. <<<<THE FIRST DAY COME ON LEONA AINT TOUCHING MARIAH :)

As of today Leona released 2 singles both went to #1. You can’t do any better than that.

Mariah, coz she can sing many types of songs: pop songs, church songs, r’n'b songs and she touches my heart. 4 me she’s a star))

i have to say Leona Lewis is the better singer. i can’t say i don’t like Mariah Carey (she is a good singer too) but like i said… Leona is my pick.

p.s. for the person (username: ME) who commented that Mariah has had the longer career so she deserves to sell more albums… i say.. career doesn’t matter. if you’re good, you’re good. If you do well then ppl will like your stuff and you will do great.

Katherine @ 08/04/2008 at 2:11 pm

Mariah is the best singer ever, and I must say i’m a pretty huge fan of her. And I never thought I would say this about another female singer, but I feel Leona will be just as good as Mariah one day. I watched her performances on Xfactor, and they were all unbelievably good.. she can even sing whitney houston.. which is VERY impressive! I wish Leona the best, and she will definitely have a great life ahead of her thanks to that voice of hers.

WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT? Leona Lewis is far better, so what if shes new and mariah has been around for longer. the fact is leona has a stronger and more talented voice, image and personality. move over mariah your passed it! theres a bigger and better diva in town, goes by the name of LEONA. and theese people who comment when they havent heard of leona, well listern to her first!. leona has a very long career ahead. WE ALL LOVE LEONA ARE BRITISH DIVA.

they should have a sing off lol

Copycats can never outdo nor outshine the original. Thus, Mariah!

I mean, seriously, so what if “Bleeding Love” has topped the billboard charts for weeks in a row? Mariah’s “We Belong Together” and “One Sweet day” did FAR better!! Not to mention mariah’s other chart-topping hits!

mariah’s good but its time for something new and that’s leona so yer move over mariah you were good but leona is the new kid on the block and no offence better than mariah

Leona is ugly.. Her voice is ****. I hate her.

Die Leona!!
Just die

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