Mariah Carey Debuts New Show MARIAH #1 TO INFINITY26
The iconic chanteuse and multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey proved to be a “Vision of Love” during her premiere performance of “MARIAH #1 TO INFINITY.”
Marking the beginning of her headlining residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Mariah unveiled her new show to a sold-out theater and multiple standing ovations.
Conceptualized by Mariah, directed by legendary Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich and brought to life with the help of Creative Director Raj Kapoor, “MARIAH #1 TO INFINITY” embodies the true meaning of Vegas glitz and glamour. The breathtaking production designed exclusively for The Colosseum features a six-piece live band, three back-up vocals, two DJs, and ten incredible dancers choreographed by Nappytabs, the double Emmy Award-winning married choreographers Tabitha D’umo and Napoleon D’umo.
Performing 18 of her timeless and beloved Number One Hits in chronological order, Mariah takes fans on a spectacular journey through her life and career in an unforgettable evening filled with fan-favorite singles, new musical arrangements, her new song “Infinity” performed live for the first time and many more surprises. “Vision of Love,” “Hero,” “Fantasy,” “We Belong Together” and “Touch My Body” to name a few, are among Mariah’s 18 songs to reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, a feat that has not been achieved by any other solo artist in music history.
In tandem with her headlining residency and groundbreaking record, Mariah will release her first album with an exclusive collaboration with Epic Records, celebrating her remarkable career. For the first time ever, the album, “Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity,” will be one career-spanning chronological collection of her 18 Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (17 self-penned), more than any solo artist in history. Arriving in stores Monday, May 18, the final track on the collection is Mariah’s breathtaking new single, “Infinity,” co-written and produced by Mariah herself.
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Tickets may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, by calling 866-320-9763, or online at thecolosseum.com or axs.com. Orders are subject to additional service charges and fees. Ticket prices are $250/$175/$140/$95/$55 (prices include 10% Live Entertainment Tax). For groups of 10 or more, call 866-574-3851. All shows are scheduled for 8:00 p.m.
About Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200 million albums sold to date and 18 Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (17 self-penned), more than any solo artist in history. Mariah is a singer/songwriter/producer 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, to name a few – with her distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific songwriting, and producing talent, Mariah is truly the template of the modern pop performance.
Mariah Carey’s ongoing impact transcends the music industry to leave an indelible imprint upon the world at large. Mariah Carey made her entrée into the world of independent film with her breakthrough performance for her role in “WiseGirls” starring alongside Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino and Melora Walters. In 2009, she was recognized with the Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Spring International Film Festival for her critically acclaimed role in Lee Daniel’s “Precious” and most recently appeared in his latest stellar ensemble piece “The Butler” (2013).
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. In May 2014, Mariah released her critically-acclaimed new album, “Me. I Am Mariah…the Elusive Chanteuse” (Def Jam Recordings). She most recently completed a hugely successful world tour, “The Elusive Chanteuse Show” and an unprecedented run of six sold-out Christmas shows at New York City’s Beacon Theater, “Mariah Carey Presents: All I Want For Christmas Is You. A Night of Joy and Festivity.”
For more information visit www.mariahcarey.com.
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