Mariah Carey

Stream Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse’

Mariah Carey’s grammatically suspect new album drops in just one week (on May 27), and ahead of the long-awaited release Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse is streaming at iTunes. Of course, we’ve already heard “Thirsty” (both with and without Rich Homie Quan), “You Don’t Know What To Do,”#Beautiful” and “ Carl Williott | May 20, 2014 - 7:11 am

Mariah Carey’s “You Don’t Know What To Do” Makes Its Radio Debut: Listen

Mariah Carey’s “You Don’t Know What to Do” has made its radio debut. Early on May 19, featured rapper Wale called in to The Russ Parr Morning Show to properly introduce the song to listeners.

When Carey debuted the song on TODAY, the resulting performance was kind of elaborate. She was draped on…

Christina Lee | May 19, 2014 - 6:44 am

Whatcha Say: Solange, Beyonce and Mariah Carey Got Our Readers Talking

It’s Friday, Idolator readers! And what an unexpected week in pop it was, right Solange’s shocking assault of Jay Z in an elevator with Bey made the Internet explode on Monday, followed by the memes and Twitter detective work by the BeyHive. (And then the family made a statement and now everything is back to…

Bradley Stern | May 16, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Mariah Carey & Wale Debut “You Don’t Know What To Do” On ‘TODAY’: Watch

Mariah Carey debuted a new song, “You Don’t Know What to Do” featuring Wale, on May 16 at TODAY. She appeared as she did at this year’s BET Honors – in a slinky black dress, while draped over a baby grand piano. But the song isn’t the same sort of throwback to nightclub jazz. Instead,…

Christina Lee | May 16, 2014 - 7:59 am

From “Vision Of Love” To “Thirsty”, Mariah Carey’s 16 Best Single Covers

Mariah Carey breathed new life into her Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse album campaign by dropping “Thirsty” earlier this week. The super catchy club banger not only hit the spot musically, it also delivered yet another piece of visual art in the form of a sexy, sassy and possibly CGI-generated single cover. It’s outrageous…

Mike Wass | May 15, 2014 - 5:16 pm

Mariah Carey’s “Thirsty” Hook Was Lifted From Purple Crush? The Pop Duo Certainly Thinks So

Mariah Carey’s Elusive Chanteuse campaign finally hit its stride when endlessly quotable club-banger “Thirsty” dropped earlier this week. It’s just what the world wants from Mimi — a flawless vocal, slick production (courtesy of Hit-Boy) and an insanely catchy hook. Only, Los Angeles-based duo Purple Crush claim the diva stole the latter from their similarly-titled…

Mike Wass | May 15, 2014 - 10:46 am

Mariah Carey Drops A Solo Version Of New ‘Elusive Chanteuse’ Single “Thirsty”: Listen

Well that didn’t take long. Mariah Carey only premiered Rich Homie Quan-assisted single “Thirsty” this morning (May 13) but a solo version of has already found its way online. And it’s an improvement on the original. Not that there’s anything wrong with the slick Hit-Boy production — I just don’t like being distracted from Mimi’s mesmerizing vocals, not…

Mike Wass | May 13, 2014 - 3:48 pm

Mariah Carey Debuts New Single “Thirsty” Featuring Rich Homie Quan: Listen

“Everything’s been sort of down to the wire,” Mariah Carey has said of her new album. While she wanted a surprise release for Me. I Am Mariah … The Elusive Chanteuse, her label has instead moved on from the delays and under-performing singles with a traditional announcement. Or, as Carey would say, “It’s only because…

Christina Lee | May 13, 2014 - 7:20 am

Mariah Carey Will Open The World Music Awards In Monaco, Honored With Icon Award

Mariah Carey will opening the World Music Awards in Monte Carlo, Monaco on May 27. The glamorous diva will also be honored with the Icon Award for all her stunning achievements in the music industry. As the event’s website notes: “She has sold over 200 Million albums and is the [solo] recording artist with the…

Mike Wass | May 12, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Whatcha Say: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga And Jennifer Lopez Got Our Readers Talking

TGIF, Idolator readers! First things first: It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday! Make sure you’re in a motherly state of mind by listening to our playlist of odes from our favorite pop mamas to their babies.

This past week saw the premiere of not one, but two major pop diva world tours — Lady Gaga’s…

Bradley Stern | May 9, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Mariah Carey Unveils The Gorgeous Japanese Cover Of ‘Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse’

Mariah Carey’s Japanese Lambs are in for a special treat. Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse will be released with a different cover in Japan and it’s undeniably gorgeous. The ageless diva poses with her hair slicked back against the same starry background used for the two US versions. It’s simple and pretty and…

Mike Wass | May 9, 2014 - 10:45 am

Mariah Carey Talks ‘Me. I Am Mariah’ Album Delays On The ‘Late Show’, Has A Smart Phone Meltdown: Watch

One thing that eluded chanteuse Mariah Carey on the Late Show last night was her ability to thumb through her phone and generate a Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse-like album title for host David Letterman. The bit ended up making for better TV than it otherwise would have, thanks to Mimi’s flustered ranting and…

Robbie Daw | May 8, 2014 - 9:11 am

Mariah Carey Shows More Sexy Curves In Terry Richardson’s Porn-Light ‘Wonderland’ Shoot: Photos

As we know, Mariah Carey stripped down to her bare essentials for everyone’s (least?) favorite sleazy uncle Terry Richardson to promote her upcoming, but much-delayed, 14th album Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse (out May 27). But don’t get too grossed out — at least she didn’t go this far with the disrobing.

Robbie Daw | May 8, 2014 - 8:27 am

Rihanna’s Instagram Account Is Still Missing: Morning Mix

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:: Rihanna’s Instagram account is still missing. I’m not sure why this is news but Billboard went as far as contacting the social media giant for comment. They admit to briefly suspending the account but insist they reactivated it. The rest remains a mystery. [Billboard]

:: This should be…

Mike Wass | May 8, 2014 - 5:00 am

Mother’s Day Playlist: 8 Songs From Our Favorite Pop Mamas That Celebrate Their Kids

The reigning pop stars of today are no doubt talented, hard-working and fearless. Yet what makes many of the reigning female artists extra-special is their balance of taking care of their children while simultaneously ruling the music world. From Beyonce to Lily Allen to Britney Spears, these pop stars (and all moms around the world)…

Bianca Gracie | May 7, 2014 - 7:36 am

Whatcha Say: Ariana Grande, Mariah Carey and Adam Lambert Got Our Readers Talking

Happy May and Happy Friday, Idolator readers! This month certainly started off with a bang, courtesy of a legendary industry vet — an elusive chanteuse to be exact! Yes, Mariah Carey certainly stole the show this week with her not-so-surprise surprise announcement of her insanely-titled album. Meanwhile, Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea got us dancing at…

Bradley Stern | May 2, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Mariah Carey Was A Very Approachable Chanteuse In New York’s Times Square: 7 Pics

You have to hand it to Mariah Carey. Earlier this week the campaign for her 14th studio album looked dead in the water. Mimi’s plan for a surprise, digital-only release was quickly nixed by her record label and she was left with egg on her face. But then the superstar revealed the LP’s incomprehensibly amazing/awful title

Mike Wass | May 2, 2014 - 12:53 pm

Naya Rivera Has Been Dumped By Columbia Records: Morning Mix

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:: It hasn’t been a great week for Naya Rivera. First, (incorrect) rumors circulated that she had been fired from Glee and now it has been confirmed that she has been dumped by Columbia Records after her debut single “Sorry” flopped. [The Hollywood Reporter]

:: Mariah Carey might…

Mike Wass | May 2, 2014 - 5:00 am

We Are All Mariah: The Internet Responds To Mimi’s Astounding Album Title

Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse. It speaks for itself. You already know what’s about to follow with this post. Mariah Carey unveiled that awkward, strangely self-aware album title and the Internet predictably lost its collective shit. And yes, the Internet is always quick to launch into superlatives and hyperbole any time something slightly…

Carl Williott | May 1, 2014 - 10:35 am

Mariah Carey’s New Album Has A Completely Absurd Title & Tracklist

Mariah Carey recently opened up to Billboard about her revised album plans, scrapping The Art Of Letting Go and instead resorting to a somewhat condensed marketing strategy which would involve the announcement of the album’s title, tracklist and artwork all at once. Well, the big day is upon us. Last night (April 30), Mariah announced…

Carl Williott | May 1, 2014 - 5:45 am
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