Nick Cannon reminisces on his fairy tale romance with wife Mariah Carey in the video for his single “Dance Floor,” which samples R. Kelly’s “Feelin’ on Yo Booty.” The showbiz mogul celebrates all things old school while cruising through his old ‘hood. He busts out some dances moves as digitally-imposed photos of himself with a young Mariah flash on screen.
Nick gushes about falling in love with Mimi in the February issue of Ebony.
“It was early on when I found out how spiritual she was, and we had conversations about kids and how to live life,” he tells the magazine. “For her to share these values, it instantly let me know this is the person I’ve always wanted.”
The couple will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary this April.
Watch Nick find his happily ever after in the sentimental clip.
After five years, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are still deep in love. The power couple, who will celebrate their fifth anniversary in April, graces the February 2014 issue of Ebony. The pop diva dons a red dress and heels, while her husband rocks a matching red blazer while standing in a pool.
The issue, which celebrates black love, also features other hot couples including Ciara and Future and LeBron James and Savannah Brinson.
In the magazine, Mariah and Nick open up about love, Dem Babies, and Mariah’s upcoming album The Art of Letting Go.
During her appearance on NBC’s “New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly,” Mariah announced that her new single would drop on Valentine’s Day, with her album to follow in the spring.
While you were toasting to 2014, music’s biggest stars were providing the soundtrack to New Year’s Eve. Following a whirlwind year, Miley Cyrus took over New York City’s Times Square for “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” Wearing a long white fur coat and sequined gold attire, the pop star performed “#GETITRIGHT” and “Wrecking Ball” with a little person and her band.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis capped off an epic 2013 with performances of their hits “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.”
“New Years 2014. Times Square. Rapping to the world… A fitting end to the year I could have never dreamed of,” tweeted Macklemore.
Robin Thicke delivered his mega-hit “Blurred Lines,” Jennifer Hudson powered through her new single “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” and Jason Derulo performed his Jordin Sparks-inspired song “Marry Me.”
Ariana Grande was joined by Big Sean for a performance of “Right There,” while Pitbull kept the celebration going with “Don’t Stop the Party” and “Timber.”
Over on “NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly,” Mariah Carey kicked off 2014 with a medley of her hits. Perched on a rooftop overlooking NYC, the pop diva ran through “Fantasy,” “Honey,” “Always Be My Baby,” “We Belong Together,” and more. Later in the program, she performed her new single “The Art of Letting Go.”
If you missed any of the performances, watch them below.
Mariah Carey brightened up Bravo with her Christmas cheer during her visit to “Watch What Happens Live” on Sunday. The pop diva, who has the best-selling Christmas song of all time with “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” gathered around the fireplace with a fan and a glass of champagne to chat with Andy Cohen about having more kids (“If Nick could have the babies himself, then maybe”), performing at President Obama’s inauguration, and Whitney Houston.
“I would wait for the moments to be with Whitney,” said Mariah of her late friend and fellow diva. “God bless her. I miss her. I love her. And I know she’s where she needs to be. She blessed us with her angelic voice. She was here. She inspired everybody.”
It was Mariah’s decision to push back her new album The Art of Letting Go to 2014. “I really need people to understand what I’ve been through since [the injury], and if this were to be my last album, people would hear everything that they needed to hear, so I just needed to make that arc really clear,” said Mariah, who added three more songs to the project.
She revealed that she has collaborated with someone from her past, but wouldn’t say who. “There’s a collaboration that’s happening as we speak, and I’m very excited about it,” she shared. “We’ve collaborated before, but it wasn’t released as a single. I don’t want to give it away ’cause the true fans will know.”
During a game of “Plead the Fifth,” Andy asked her to say three nice things about Eminem, who she famously feuded with. Mimi threw some shade, responding, “They come in a package that you can carry wherever you go.”
Plus, find out who she gave the “Mazel of the Year” to.
Mariah Carey opened up her doors for the holidays. The pop diva invited “TODAY’s” Tamron Hall to her New York penthouse for some Christmas cheer. Dressed in a negligee and robe, Mimi gave a tour of the luxurious Tribeca triplex that she shares with Nick Cannon and their twins, Moroccan and Monroe.
She conducted the interview in the festive Pink Room, which was decked out with two Christmas trees decorated with live pink peonies.
“Nobody’s ever really in here,” said Mimi. “It’s really for things [like] archived photographs … personal items in here that are special to me. The kids don’t even know this room exists yet.”
“Miss Christmas” (as her husband calls her) shared her holiday plans, which do not include skiing, and showed off photos from Dem Babies’ first Christmas and a childhood photo of her with Santa Claus.
She also spoke about her Christmas classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” which she wrote on a Casio keyboard nearly 20 years ago.
“There was an idea from the label; the record label [said], ‘Do a Christmas album,’” said Mariah. “I wanted to make the most festive song that would always make people happy.”
You can see a whole lot more of Mariah this holiday season as she takes over NBCUniversal as part of “12 Days of Christmas.” She is set to make appearances on “Access Hollywood,” “Extra,” Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” and Al Sharpton’s “PoliticsNation” on MSNBC.
Even the rain couldn’t put a damper on the Christmas spirit. Despite the wet weather, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin, and Janelle Monáe joined President Obama and the First Family for the lighting of the U.S. national Christmas tree in Washington, D.C. on Friday.
The Queen of Soul performed “Joy to the World” while being shielded by an umbrella, and Mariah capped off the event with her classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” Janelle Monáe entertained the festive crowd and cozied up to Santa Claus on the red carpet.
In addition to celebrating the season, Obama took a moment to remember Nelson Mandela. “This year, we give a special measure of gratitude for Nelson Mandela, a man who championed … generosity of spirit,” he said. “In his life, he blessed us with tremendous grace and unbelievable courage. And we are all privileged to live in a world touched by his goodness.”
The First Family greeted the performers and Mariah introduced her daughter Monroe to the president.
“What an honor to kick off the holiday season with the First Family,” said MC.
Christmas came to New York City on Wednesday. Before the 76-foot tree was lit, Mariah Carey, Ariana Grande, Toni Braxton, and more provided the seasonal soundtrack during NBC’s “Christmas in Rockefeller Center.”
Dressed in a sparkly white gown, Mariah kicked things off with “Joy to the World.” The Christmas queen changed into a red ensemble before returning to perform her classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You.”
R&B diva Mary J. Blige spread holiday cheer with “This Christmas,” while Toni Braxton and Babyface dueted on “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”
Ariana was joined by a children’s choir for her holiday single “Love Is Everything,” and Leona Lewis glittered in gold while singing “White Christmas” and her original song “One More Sleep” off her new album Christmas, With Love.
Celebrate the sounds of the season with music’s leading ladies.