Remember those stories that Nick Cannon was going to write a “tell-all” on Mariah Carey? The report originated in the Daily Mail and sounded make-believe, but many sources in the media ran it as the truth. Nick Cannon even told TMZ that there is a possibility of a reconciliation, but that could just be a publicity stunt to help Mariah Carey‘s career and his image.
Speaking of Mariah Carey, she is getting ready to release a new single called “Infinity” and will launch it at a press event in Las Vegas. Idolator describes the news that Mariah’s lambs have been waiting for.
“To celebrate her debut at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Mariah will be making an arrival in front of the fountains at Caesars on Monday, April 27 at 6 PM to greet visitors and fans ahead of the launch of her #1’s hits show, MARIAH #1 TO INFINITY on May 6. Not only that, she’ll be celebrating the premiere of the song and music video for her forthcoming #1 To Infinity lead single.”
Mariah is hoping for a hit single, something that has eluded her for the past several years. She has built a career based on hit singles and can’t seem to produce one. However, the problem may not be Mariah’s music. After all, her last album Me I Am Mariah: The Elusive Chanteuse received mostly favorable reviews. As Mariah Carey’s former rival Madonna found out, being of a “certain age” bans you from radio stations. According to the BBC, Madonna was not happy.
“I was like, ‘Wait a second. Shouldn’t it be to do with whether you wrote a good, catchy pop song?” the singer questioned.
Mariah Carey, 45, will likely be asking the same thing in another week when she releases her new single “Infinity,” but there is a chance the song could get past the age issue. After all, Madonna charted well with “Hung Up” when she was 47 and “Four Minutes” when she was 50. Cher had the biggest hit of her career, “Believe,” when she was 52. There is still hope for Ms. Carey.
Meanwhile, Mariah Carey is getting ready to kick off her residency in Las Vegas. Even though there are still a lot of tickets left for most dates, ticket sales have appeared to be speeding up lately. Last year, Arthur Fogel of Live Nation suggested to Billboard that the trend is now to buy concert tickets closer to the actual date of the show when refuting claims that Lady Gaga’s last tour was flopping. Judging by Mariah Carey’s ticket sales, he could be correct.
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