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2013 Comebacks Week Final Bracket MARIAH CAREY

A number of our long-absent pop favorites are expected to make big returns in 2013, with new albums, singles and/or tours, and while we’re excited about all of them, we need your help to choose which of them is gonna have the biggest and best impact on the year to come. Whose comeback will be the greatest? Vote now, as many times as you want!

Congratulations to Mariah Carey, who won in the finals in a landslide victory over Justin Timberlake. Mariah Carey goodies are now here for all you loyal Lambs that voted her to the status of our Comeback Star of 2013—click here to download Mariah wallpaper for your phone!





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Completed Rounds

2013′s Comeback Star: Round Three (02/01 - 02/04)

Justin Timberlake

What: Suit & Tie

Who: Justin Timberlake

Why: "Suit and Tie" should be just the beginning of a big comeback 2013 for JT, who also has his first new album in seven years, "The 20/20 Experince," on the way.

Mariah Carey

What: Triumphant (Get 'Em)

Who: Mariah Carey

Why: Mariah's first album from the 2010s is expected this year, and will no doubt benefit from the singer's increased profile as one of the new judges on this season of "American Idol."


2013′s Comeback Star: Round Two (01/30 - 03/06)

2013′s Comeback Star: Round One (01/27 - 01/30)