Global Superstar Mariah Carey Announces ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU European Tour
Christmas has indeed come early, global superstar, vocal phenomenon and international icon Mariah Carey today announces the return of the hugely successful and critically acclaimed All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour to Europe this December. A breathtaking performance dovetailing Mariah Carey's most celebrated and adored festive anthems and classic catalogue, All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour is the perfect gift for Christmas.
After dazzling audiences last year, All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour received standout and rave reviews from critics and fans alike following it's inaugural performance on the continent. "Splashiness, sentimentality, sparkle with all the trimmings" says The Guardian, whilst The Daily Telegraph boasts "a brilliantly camp, irrestistible delight". Billed as "A festive extravaganza" by The Independent, "It's all we want for Christmas" says the Evening Standard, All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour is set to be the calender highlight this yuletide.
Tickets for the Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour go on sale Friday 8 June 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 #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.
Mariah Carey - All I Want For Christmas Is You
Tickets on sale Friday 18 May at www.livenation.co.uk
1 December Norway, Stavanger Sormarka Arena
3 December Sweden, Gothenburg Scandinavium
4 December Denmark, Copenhagen Royal Arena
5 December Germany, Berlin o2 Arena
7 December France, Paris Accor Arena
9 December U.K., Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
10 December U.K., Leeds First Direct Arena
11 December U.K., London The O2
13 December Holland, Amsterdam Ziggo Dome
14 December Belgium, Brussels Forest National
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 docuseries "Mariah's World" will premiere internationally this fall on E! and takes 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. 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.