Mariah Carey joined Oprah's wildest dream team to surprise a very special boy
. It all started with a letter from 12-year-old Paul, whose biggest wish was to sing on Oprah's stage. So Oprah's dream team met Paul and his parents outside their home in Hawaii with the exciting news that Paul's wildest dream was going to come true!
But he had no idea what else was in store! First, Paul made a pit stop in Los Angeles, where he met Mariah and American Idol
's Randy Jackson! After Mariah and Randy coached Paul on some of the basics, it was time for his worldwide television debut.
Paul blew the audience away with his rendition of Mariah's number one hit single "Hero." But Paul's whirlwind dream wasn't over just yet. Verity Records offered Paul a contract to record a song, and Mariah would be the producer!