Like Mariah

Album: Reflection (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • Fifth Harmony pay homage to Mariah Carey on this track, sampling the pop diva's 1996 hit tune "Always Be My Baby." The song was Carey's 11th #1 single in the US.
  • The girls call out another Mariah Carey number "Touch My Body" when they sing on the chorus, "When you touch my body. Got me singing like Mariah."
  • Rapper Tyga spits the third verse in which he compares his girl to Mariah as well as another singer who "stays winning" - Aaliyah.
  • So what does Mariah Carey think of the song? She tweeted: "#nowplaying #LikeMariah by @FifthHarmony love it!! I appreciate and enjoy ya!"

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