Mariah Carey

Nov
2
Mariah Carey Announces Christmas Concerts

Mariah Carey

‘Tis the season for Mariah Carey. The pop diva will spread some cheer in the Big Apple this holiday season with a series of Christmas concerts.

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Oct
4
Mariah Carey Kicks Off ‘Elusive Chanteuse’ Tour in Tokyo

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey touched down at Tokyo’s Makuhair Messe Arena on Friday for the first date on her world tour, “The Elusive Chanteuse Show.” The pop diva kicked off the evening with the O.D.B.-assisted remix to “Fantasy” and delighted the packed crowd with over 20 songs including her No. 1 singles, fan favorites, and new material off her latest album Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse.

Of course, the show wasn’t complete without four wardrobe changes, wind machines, and photos of Dem Babies. Mimi also debuted her jazzy cover of Billie Holiday’s “Don’t Explain,” one of her personal favorites.

The tour continues throughout Asia this month before making its way to Australia and New Zealand in November.

Check out footage from opening night below.

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Aug
21
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Headed for Divorce?

Nick, Mariah, and Dem Babies

Is the fairytale romance over for Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon? The superstar couple is reportedly calling it quits.

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Aug
18
Mariah Carey Announces World Tour ‘The Elusive Chanteuse Show’

The Elusive Chanteuse Show

The Elusive Chanteuse is embarking on a world tour. Mariah Carey has announced the first dates for “The Elusive Chanteuse Show.”

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Aug
5
Mariah Carey Splits with Manager Jermaine Dupri

Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri

Mariah Carey is on to the next one. The “elusive chanteuse” has parted ways with her manager Jermaine Dupri.

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Aug
3
Mariah Carey Performs ‘Meteorite’ at World Music Awards

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey kicked off the World Music Awards with a bang. The best-selling female artist of all time opened the 2014 show, which was taped in May in Monte Carlo, with a dazzling performance of “Meteorite” off her latest album Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse.

While standing under disco balls, a glamorous Mimi belted out the Q-Tip-produced disco groove, while her dancers glided across the stage on roller skates.

She was also presented with the Pop Icon Award for selling over 200 million records and having more No. 1 singles in the U.S. than any other solo artist.

Watch MC light up the stage.

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Jul
9
Jermaine Dupri Addresses Mariah Carey’s Album Sales

Mariah Carey’s album Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse debuted at No. 3 last month, selling 58,000 copies. While the first-week sales were the lowest of her career (for a non-holiday album), Jermaine Dupri is not sweating it. The So So Def mogul, who manages the pop diva and executive produced Chanteuse, is confident that it will build over time.

“I actually feel like it’s probably one of her best albums she’s ever made,” he told Rap-Up TV at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. “I’m excited to see where the album ends up. I tell a lot of people, this era of music and this genre, they don’t understand records that come out small and sell a lot of records.”

He compared the situation to Kris Kross and Bow Wow, who both put up low first-week sales, but went on to sell millions. “So it’s like the first-week sales sometimes don’t really matter,” he said. “I think people gotta start understanding. If you have a plan and you can put the plan in play, you just gotta keep livin’ it out.”

Mariah is moving forward with plans to shoot a video for her next single, the J.D.-produced “You Don’t Know What to Do” featuring Wale.

J.D. has also reunited with Jagged Edge and will executive produce the R&B group’s upcoming album J.E. Heartbreak Too. “If you like J.E. Heartbreak, you’re gonna love this new album,” he said. “We don’t really feel like we have no competition in the R&B world. When I say that I’m talking about real ballads, music that people actually have sex to. I just don’t believe that nobody cares about that area no more and we’re getting ready to really, really kill it.”