Whether it’s American Idol, X-Factor, or The Voice, you have to cringe a little when you see the latest young diva walk onto the stage and hear they’re going to be singing a Whitney Houston or Mariah Carey song. It’s just not fair. These aspiring singers hope to become the “next Whitney” or the “new Mariah” but their voices are simply unmatchable. A great imitation will impress us but deep down we know that don’t live up to the original. Here’s a look back at the best of our generation at the top of their game: Plus a bonus video: Do you remember the name of the song Whitney and Mariah recorded together?
“I HAVE NOTHING” WHITNEY HOUSTON
“WITHOUT YOU” MARIAH CAREY
“WHEN YOU BELIEVE” WHITNEY and MARIAH