Mariah Carey-The Star Spangled Banner-Live (Outstanding)


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Whitney Sang The Song During A Gulf War,Giving Out Strength,And Inspiring People To Go On. Mariah Sang The Song In The Aftermath Of 9/11... Giving Out Strength, & Inspiring People To Go On...



piaoliang jiejie
Fergie made me watch this I needed to cleanse my ears
GarageStudio
*Most underrated National Anthem performance: fact!*
THI HILLS Music
For me, tho it's not a competition, both Whitney and Mariah are tied as the best versions, both were soulful. Whitney was more powerful and Mariah most soft. Both were incredibly beautiful. Mariah last belt was EPIC. (I mean the creativity of this belt, the breath suport to even add vibrato in the end after doing those ascending/descending portamento (it's not as easy as it seems to be) and the incredible vocal break in the middle of the belt). Mimi and Nippy rules. <3 The greatest female vocalists ever!
Medusa Wilson
To be clear. Whitney sang it like the soldiers are about to engage war and die for the country with honor. Mariah sang it like a grand homecoming after a bloody war, like getting rest after the long battle, Victory!
C G
This is the only version I've heard sung that gave me chills at parts.
Marcus Sand
Her voice is so smooth😁😍🙏🏻
Kyle Lopez-Vito
Mariah's version at times of peace. Whitney's version at times of war.
Noah Tetreault
Damn, her voice is softer than butter...
Cassidy Mariah Banks
This made my eyes water
Shane Chung
Had to be here to clean my ears after Fergie's disaster.
Ryan S.
Whitney for the power, Mariah for angelic softness.
Jordan Phillps
Look at it this way...Mariah, Whitney, Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson, and even Ariana Grande had different versions. Mariah was unique in the fact that she didn't SCREAM the whole song and she made it in HER style. Whitney and Beyonce both made it in THEIR style. Whitney made it powerful and Beyonce put in a lot of runs and really oversang. Mariah and Whitney were the best...
Vernon Visperas
Her voice is incomparably unique
keanlockes
I was watching baking videos why did I end up watching different renditions of USA National Anthem? I'm not even American. hahaha
razrv3lc
That ending is one I've never heard anyone do before. It wasn't the usual build up chords and then a resolving chord. That was totally different but it still sounded good. I hate when singers change this song up too much so I think Mariah did a great job with this.
Wotcher
The ending gave me legit chills and my nipples went hard. I never feel like that with songs. WTF?
wee wee
Everybody could sing the version whitney did. They may not sound like her of course, but they could do her style but no one could do mariah's version. That's the annoying part of mariah's singing style, it is so unique that ul hate urself for not being to sing like her
LAWR
Okay, this is probbably the most inspirational rendition... The song is not meant to be that powerful... Mariah told a story with her singing.... This is my opinion..
Miss Universe Moments
Bring this Mariah back!!!
freshly donut
After my ears bled hearing fergie i came hear to heal it 😍 Ps whistle note just came
TRAVELZILLA I.am
This is one of the 2 BEST National Anthem PERFORMACES of ALL TIME!!! You go Mariah! Legend!
Thanh Nguyen Duy
Both Mariah's and Whitney's performance give me chills, different chills.
MYinfinitig35
Biggest selling female artist of all time. Most number 1 singles than any one else but the Beatles. That says it all. Mariah is #1!!!
Keeping up with the lambily
Mariah sounds like the heavens open up the gates and the angels are singing. Whitney is like all the forces of nature combined together. Both incredible women and vocalists.
Khim Valmonte
that whistle nobody can beat
MSK
She turned the game into The Butterfly Tour. LMAO
Marco Marques
I think her version of the anthem is so underrated, those last chord changes were so creative!
Dwayne Martinez
Whitney & Mariah Carey did it the best man. Leave at that !!!!!!!
Kayla Blackmon
Who else is watching different renditions of the National Anthem?
Oliver Karcher
When Mariah hits the whistle tones jesus christ
Bruce On a roll
Rip National Anthem. We used to have TALENTED people sing this: Mariah, Whitney, lady gaga, dixie chicks...now all we have now are screaming monkeys and Fergie ;-;
the whistle boner
only Whitney and Mariah gave justice to this song
Kevin Paje
Got back here to clear up my ears from Lady Gaga's performance after watching Super Bowl Halftime and opening. This performance is way so underrated. After hearing Whitney and other singers scream the hell out of their lungs, what I noticed is that they keep on changing the key from verse to verse because some notes were too low for their voice while Mariah stayed on one key. If the notes are too low, she'll hit it. If it gets high, she's gonna hit it. This is a one hell of a masterpiece. This is technically, musically & artistically perfect! And a calmer and softer version. 😹😹😹 Love you, @mariahcarey! 😽😽😽😹
Randy Robinson
they shoulda just played this video instead of letting fergie sing
Byrd_Ccino
The light and airy quality of this performance was very pleasing to my ears after hearing Jennifer Hudson's version. Good performance.
Bill Ross
That was the best of all. No disrespect to Whitney with a close second
shineshine shine
This is to me The Most BEAUTIFUL version EVER !!!  Mariah`s voice is heaven <3 I LOVE YOU MC FOREVER AND ALWAYS :))))  The Most wonderful and magical female singer in the WORLD :))) Much love from Denmark babe ;)  God bless <3
Dwayne Martinez
Yessssssss!!! Only Whitney & Mariah gave this life!!!
SBMyee
Absolutely incredible performance! 1:52 she hits a whistle tone B7 flawlessly (just 1 half-step away from the highest note on the piano) This has got to be one of the best performances of our national anthem ever, up there with Whitney Houston’s legendary rendition. Also, her ending was sung so perfectly
MusicLover94
This is my favorite version. The fact that she put many different textures into the songs made it so much more emotional to me. HOWEVER, what people fail to realize is that the overall effect that this song has on people depends very heavily on the arrangement the orchestra decides to play. People always fail to mention that little detail. Therefore, many people would agree that Whitney had the best version because she did, in fact, have the better orchestral arrangement between these two performances.On a side note, Mariah executed this song in such a way that unless you have her ease of range and melisma, you could never copy this rendition. Analyzing the technicality in almost every syllable of this performance, this woman is very much a beast.Also, people claim to believe that singing the Nation Anthem in this way takes away from the true meaning of the song, but I beg to differ. After hearing this, I felt more as one with my country. Sounds crazy, but it's true. And no. I'm not a lamb. I own a couple songs by Mariah and that's it. But people should really respect this woman's craft and legacy considering how much she's impacted the industry. That should just be common knowledge.
Adam
2:07 to 2:18 is amazing. I can't even right now.
lovey hernandez
I am in love with her voice
Sarah Asher
Going back here to clear up my ears from Lady Gaga's performance. Mariah the best!
BronxBorn Royalty
Whitney I love you Live in paradise but this rendition from Mariah was phenomenal
That's So Kay
Mariah and Whitney, the queens.
Skinny Legend
Came here to clean my ears after hearing Fergie's version damn...
sunnylilme
This is effortless perfection.
Rita Raju
awe struck, especially that whole octave jump right on key, mind boggling
OKG2000
i was just about to say shes not even at 20% then she done that sick note and i was quickly put in my place
Mjölnir
the best ending ever. 🙌🏾 🙌🏾 🙌🏾
Salvador Laurente Jr
To all of today's pop stars, THIS IS HOW YOU SING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
DWriteLambily
Just absolute #SLAYAGE.She kept it soft, smooth, and angelic in all the right places and belted in all the right places. #TheQueen! I just dont get why some people want to scream this song at the top of their lungs (ScreamTina Aguilera) lol
Chris Chris
"Who else is watching different renditions of the National Anthem?"
Job van de Laar
THIS IS F*CKING AWESOME PERFORMANCE XD
Cary Carpenter
Whitney Houston is the best out of them all.
village food
I'm sooooo addicted to the whistle omaigaddd
UNCLE DOD
She is national treasure of US
TheSongbirdvixen
Hands down Whitney Houston trumps them all... this is good but no one saaaang, yes saaaang the national anthem like Whitney!
Matthew Cameron
That high free tho
mathias martiney
Lets talk about Fergie
Bruce Leefan
After that Fergie monstrosity , I need to heal my ears with some Whitney, Mariah, Beyonce and Gaga.
Alexis C.
So sweet and her voice is so soft. Just pure greatness❤️️❤️️❤️️❤️️
Iammissjones 7
I’m not a fan of Mariah, but her range and tone is phenomenal!
Allan Cabatbat
Most people here are awful. This version is better than that of Whitney(no disrespect). She just can't get the respect she deserves so she can't be the best.
DESTiNY LUCERO
Perfection.
christian soriano
Who are watching the National Anthem after Fergie performance?
Morley
This is amazing!! Mariah is the best
Brandon Kennedy
From one vocalist to a host of others, and from someone is not a fan of Mariah whatsoever... This rendition of the National Anthem is the best I've ever heard in my life! There is definitely a story behind her rendition for some reason!... 1) Mariah Carey 2) Jennifer Hudson 3) Whitney Houston 4) Beyonce (2004 version) That's the order... The real vocalist know that this is the undeniable list right here! 💯💯
WalkingW
Whitney is the voice before battle and Mariah is the voice after victory.
Pepeh
1) Mariah Carey 2) Whitney Houston 3) Lady Gaga
jason henry
I imagine this is what the angels in heaven sounds like when they're singing to God
sean jun
Ugh...she's the greatest after Muhammad Ali ! Love you Mimi 😘😘
Geysi Vieira
1. Whitney 2. Mariah 3. Jennifer Hudson
M C
Cleansing my soul after Fergie's performance
Davince Abarado
Mariah Carey: "Oh, the land of the free!!!" Me: *muscle spasms*
RedWing Jacc
I came here after watching Fergie..Who did too?
Pincai Swift
Who came from Fergie’s disaster rendition?
Kri MD
Mariah and Whitney are the most phenomenal of all that I've heard in my entire life !!! Omg I miss Whitney so much !!!!
No KMA Daesang, No Cultural Medal, No Opinion
2:05-2:20 just her sings "brave" was beautiful alone!
Bye Bye Skinny Legend
I need to cleanse my ears from fergie's "rendition"
R Y
Who’s here after the Fergie disaster
Carl Rainier
Best Star Spangled Banner ever from female singers 1-Mariah Carey 2-Vanessa Williams 3-Jennifer Hudson 4-Beyonce
Star glitter
Mariah Carey has the BEST version of the National anthem I have ever heard, then comes Whitney Huston.
Diego bruno Bäumler Pizzi
the best version ever
Andréa Mourot
Ok. Ok, stop. I love Demi’s, Christina’s Bey’s and Ari’s ones but this... THIS IS EVERYTHING. MARIAH YOU THE REAL QUEEN OUT THERE. 🙏🏽🙏🏽
Meemii
Here because of fergie lol
Zafeerah Ruby
I can hear again after listening to fergie
audioman205
Take notes, Fergie.
amixer100
Needed to be cleansed after fergies tragic performance
Nicholas Paone
So who’s here from Fergies disaster?
IwannBeOnTop 24
I get goose bumps every time
Alannah A
2:18 I dislike that part....
Virgil Absolom
Mariah's range made her rendition different, cause she went low in certain parts and added high notes too, especially that whistle which i live for. Other artists just do a bunch of screaming and that includes Whitney, but she has a powerful voice so its understandable.
Julio Hernandez
Whitney Mariah Gaga
chris Stoute
WHITNEY HOUSTOUN 1991 SUPERBOWL XXV PERFORMANCE WAS BETTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I stand by my statement.
Ceylo Yildiz
lipp what?? 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂 youre blind thats live so please shut up
Tre Moeckel
Here because fergie lol
blurdreamer
such an inspiration, She have a meltdown situation that cost her entire career, she put herself together quickly and then here come WE Belong Together!!!
drillpill
BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER*
Daud Rotama
I'm tired of every Whitney/Mariah comparisons. LIKE COME ON why don't y'all just agree that the TWO gave excellent renditions of the anthem? Like... seriously, no one comes close to their renditions.