"Beautiful" (stylized as "#Beautiful") is a song recorded by American singer-songwriters Mariah Carey and Miguel. It was released as the lead single from Carey's upcoming fourteenth studio album The Art of Letting Go (2013). The song was written and produced by Carey and Miguel, alongside Nathan Perez and Brooke Davis; Perez also aided in producing the song. Released on May 6, 2013, Carey and Miguel did not reveal that they had collaborated on the song, until April 25, 2013, when Carey revealed the title in a 25 second teaser video during season twelve of American Idol. It was also on Idol, on May 9, that Carey premiered the official music video for "Beautiful", before uploading an alternative edit to her VEVO account, that is set to the explicit version of the song.
"Beautiful" is a mid-tempo and stripped down R&B, soul and pop track, which garnered critical acclaim from critics, many of whom were complimentary of Carey's decision to collaborate with Miguel. After garnering an audience impression of 31 million in its first two days of radio airplay, the song debuted at number 44 on the US Radio Songs chart. Carey taped a performance of the song along with a medley of her greatest hits on May 15, 2013; the taping aired the following day on the Season 12 finale episode of American Idol.
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Sam Lansky of Idolator commented that "the clip is not complicated, it's basically an opportunity for Mariah look amazing, what she does! Her body is sexy and she seems to have about half her age in a superior culture ". Lansky also commented that in terms of emotion, it runs perfectly and suggesting that the video is "#Beautiful" and that it is modern, exciting, and relevant" Malachi of The Honesty Hour commented on the work: "Carey felt all over herself for most of the video" and "Miguel seemed very soft in his biker gear, too. still said that video is a great addition to the single". Jason Lipshutz of Billboard described the clip as "flirtatious", noting that it only provides a platform different from Mimi to be a diva, "Carey rotates with a short yellow dress for him [Miguel], the brightness of the headlights provide a spotlight for the singer improvised. James Robertson of the British newspaper Daily Mirror commented that "the song could have been written about stuffed animals or how cement dries – Mariah Carey still would still have found a way to make the music video to be sexy.
Check out the clean version of "Beautiful" below on Youtube.
Check out the explicit version of "#Beautiful" on youtube below.
Don't watch if you're offended by Mariah flashing her panties.
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