Mariah Carey's birthday: Legendary singer turns 45

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By Jason Brow

We would sing "Happy Birthday" to Mariah Carey, but considering how her amazing voice would put ours to shame, we'll just send our birthday wishes to her instead. The amazing singer turns 45 today, Mar. 27, and the stylish diva has never looked better! To celebrate, we've put together a gallery of pictures so that we can look back at her year and celebrate.

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Mariah Carey's birthday: Legendary singer turns 45
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon attend MTV First: Mariah Carey's 'You're Mine (Eternal)' music video world premiere at MTV Studios on February 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon (R) arrive at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 05: Nick Cannon (L) and Mariah Carey attend Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' New York premiere, hosted by TWC, DeLeon Tequila and Samsung Galaxy on August 5, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Samsung)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 17: TeenNick Chairman and HALO Awards host Nick Cannon and singer Mariah Carey attend Nickelodeon's 2012 TeenNick HALO Awards at Hollywood Palladium on November 17, 2012 in Hollywood, California. The show premieres on Monday, November 19th, 8:00p.m. (ET) on Nick at Nite. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images For Nickelodeon)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 15: Mariah Carey leaves the Beacon Theater on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: Mariah Carey (L) and actor Jussie Smollett attend the Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Gala 2015 at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on March 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Human Rights Campaign)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Mariah Carey performs at the 82nd Annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Singer Mariah Carey performs at the 82nd Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - OCTOBER 19: (CHINA OUT) Singer Mariah Carey performs live during her 2014 China Tour on October 19, 2014 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
NEW YORK NY - AUGUST 26: Mariah Carey sighting on August 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 23: Singer Mariah Carey and actor Dwayne Johnson attend the after party for the premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Hercules' at the Roosevelt Hotel on July 23, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - JUNE 17: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Mariah Carey performs during Clear Channel Media And Entertainment And MediaLink Dinner at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on June 17, 2014 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/Getty Images for Clear Channel)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 09: Singer Mariah Carey announces the launch of her Go N'Syde bottle 'Butterfly' at the Saint Regis Hotel on June 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: Singer Mariah Carey attends the 2014 Fresh Air Fund Honoring Our American Hero at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on May 29, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/FilmMagic)
Mariah Carey performs during the World Music Awards at Monte Carlo Sporting Club, on May 27, 2014 in Monaco. AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Mariah Carey appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Singer Mariah Carey attends Mishka B's Epic Bat Mitzvah at 1OAK on May 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Stella Bulochnikov (L) and Mariah Carey attend Mishka B's Epic Bat Mitzvah at 1OAK on May 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Mariah's past year has been full of drama, both on and off the stage. She left audiences stunned with a jaw-dropping performance of her song, "Meteorite," at the 2014 World Music Awards. She also dazzled the Today show audience with the debut of a new song. And both of these came after she kicked off 2014 with an unforgettable appearance on Carson Daly's New Years Eve special.

With over twenty-five years of chart-topping success, Mariah still showed us that she could bring it. And she did! Mariah released her 14th studio album, 'Me. I Am Mariah ...The Elusive Chanteuse,' in May 2014 to positive reviews. And when Celine Dion had to take a leave of absence from her Las Vegas residency, there was only one diva who could replace her -- Mariah!

Unfortunately, Mariah's last year was also marked with sadness, as her longtime marriage with Nick Cannon dissolved. The couple separated in Aug. 2014 and Nick filed for divorce in Jan. 2015. The process took its toll on Mariah, as her Christmas performance was uncharacteristically shaky.

But it's a new year and there are new things for Mariah on the horizon. She has two beautiful twins, a Las Vegas show and a rumored greatest hits collection coming out soon. 2015 will be her year!

We hope Mariah has a fantastic birthday! HollywoodLifers, join us and wish Mariah a Happy Birthday below!

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