Mariah Carey Announces Las Vegas Residency On ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’: Watch

Mariah Carey's NYC Christmas Concert
Watch the diva comically stop her "Hero" performance mid-song!

Uh oh, Britney Spears may have some competition in Sin City! After various rumors swirled about the news, pop diva Mariah Carey has officially confirmed her Las Vegas residency deal at The Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace! She stopped by The Ellen Degeneres Show (which will air later today, January 15) to announce the big news: “This is a special event for me. I have to hope that the fans will enjoy this ’cause I’m gonna be performing, this was kind of inspired by my album #1’s, and this is now the updated version with 18 of them,” the singer said. 18 number one hits, does it get any better than that?

Some of those chart-toppers for the show include “We Belong Together,” “Vision of Love,” “Emotions,” “Dreamlover,” “One Sweet Day,” “Don’t Forget About Us,” “Touch My Body” and “Fantasy.” To make the news even more special, Mariah gave away a pair of tickets for every Ellen audience member. the singer will begin her residency on May 6, 2015 — click here to purchase tickets.

View the announcement video after the jump!

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