The Emancipation of Mimi is the tenth album by American singer Mariah Carey. It was released in the United States on April 12, 2005. It went straight to No.1 and was the best-selling album of the year in the US. It was Carey's best-selling album since Daydream (1995). Sixteenth months after the album was released Carey announced a tour for the album, The Adventures of Mimi: The Voice, The Hits, The Tour. The album was nominated for ten Grammy Awards. She won won "Best Contemporary R&B Album" for The Emancipation of Mimi, as well as "Best Female R&B Vocal Performance" and "Best R&B Song" for "We Belong Together".