Barbra Streisand is an American pop singer and actress, known for her resonant and theatrical vocal timbre. During her live performances, she often combines acting and comedy with singing in order to create a Broadway-like atmosphere. She has released a total of 33 studio albums and 117 singles, and is well-known for her songs "People" and "Evergreen". She is often said to have "paved the way" for several of today's most successful singers, including Céline Dion, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey.