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Pop veteran Mariah Carey is not only schooled on new artist buzz–she’s also up on her technology. The American Idol judge drops a new song called “#Beautiful,” a charming Country-tinged duet with Miguel.

The two bring their A-game, and Miguel delivers brilliantly on what could be his biggest career defining moment after the monster single, “Adorn.” We expect to hear this summery track everywhere from Hip-Hop radio to your mom’s easy listening station. And since that Mariah stays up on the hottest MC’s in the game, we’re hoping that Kendrick Lamar will bless us with a guest verse on the remix.

As Mariah stans know, Auntie Mimi usually bases her albums on themes: butterflies, rings, candy bling and such. So we’re hoping there’s more goodness where this comes from when she drops her new album, slated for a late June/early July release.

Watch Mariah and Miguel in action when the “#Beautiful” video premieres on American Idol Wednesday. Until then, Mariah will continue to win on Twitter with her smartly hashtagged single. Talk about evolving with the times.

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