London, UK (September 4, 2017) – London’s The O2 and the Manchester Arena will shine even brigher this yuletide with the arrival of global superstar, Mariah Carey’s critically acclaimed All I Want For Christmas Is You tour. After dazzling audiences in New York and set for a Las Vegas residency, the U.K. will see the only performance of the All I Want For Christmas Is You tour on the continent becoming a European exclusive.
Tickets for the All I Want For Christmas Is You tour go on sale Friday 8 September 2017 at www.livenation.co.uk
*Mariah Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200 million albums sold to date and eighteen U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles, more than any solo artist in history. The superstar is synonymous with Christmas thanks to her #1 timeless classic, “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” The evergreen holiday smash hit, which she wrote and produced early in her career, is the annual bestselling holiday single, hitting #1 on Billboard’s Holiday Digital Songs, Holiday Hot 100 and Holiday Streaming Songs charts.
*Mariah’s holiday opus, “Merry Christmas” is the perennial bestselling global holiday album, having sold over 14 million copies worldwide to date. And now, for the first time ever, she will be bringing her adored Christmas show to the U.K.
Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You
Tickets on sale Friday 8 September 2017 at www.livenation.co.uk and www.cuffeandtaylor.com
Sunday 10 December Manchester Manchester Arena
Monday 11 December London The O2
About Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey is a music icon, a soul legend, a pop phenomenon, a breathtaking live artist and planet Earth’s best-selling female artist of all time. She has sold over 220 million records and 17 of her 18 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles have been self-penned, including ‘Fantasy’, ‘Always Be My Baby’, ‘Hero’, ‘Touch My Body’, ‘One Sweet Day’, and ‘We Belong Together’, more than any other solo artist.
With her distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific songwriting, and producing talent, Mariah has defined the modern pop artist. As a singer/songwriter/producer, amongst her countless awards, she has been recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, 21 American Music Awards, Billboard’s “Artist of the Decade” Award, the World Music Award for “World’s Best Selling Female Artist Of The Millennium,” and BMI’s “Icon Award” for her outstanding achievements in songwriting.
She has topped the charts globally and has played to packed audiences in stadiums and arenas around the world. Her combination of stellar talents has inspired her dedicated fans in almost every country and set new standards for excellence in the music industry.
Mariah Carey’s ongoing impact transcends the music industry to leave an indelible imprint upon the world at large. Her successful docuseries “Mariah’s World” aired globally in 2016 on E! and invited viewers to take a look behind the scenes in her busy life. She has made substantial marks in film with critically acclaimed roles in Precious (2009), Lee Daniel’s The Butler (2013) and last year Mariah made her directorial debut in A Christmas Melody, a special festive feature for Hallmark, in which she also starred. In November 2017, Mariah’s talents will be showcased in two animated features films: Universal’s All I Want for Christmas Is You and Sony’s The Star. A Congressional Award recipient, Mariah has generously donated her time and energy to a range of philanthropic causes near to her heart including Save the Music, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, World Hunger Relief, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation, among many others. A tremendous supporter of children’s charities, both domestic and international, Mariah founded Camp Mariah in partnership with the Fresh Air Fund, a retreat for inner city children to explore career development.