"Ladies and gentlemen," Mariah announces, "please welcome my new friend Paul, singing one of my number-one-hit songs, "Hero."
After Paul's performance brings the audience to a standing O, he probably thinks that his day couldn't get any better. But Oprah has yet another surprise: Max Siegel from Verity Records—the largest gospel label in the United States—would like to offer Paul a contract to record a song. And the song will be produced by none other than Mariah Carey! Wildest dreams do come true.