Mariah Carey announces “Sweet Sweet Fantasy” Tour January 15, 2016 By: editor 0 MARIAH CAREY, INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR TOURS EUROPE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 13 YEARS: “SWEET SWEET FANTASY” THE BRITISH LEG OF THE MOST EAGERLY ANTICIPATED TOUR OF THE YEAR LAUNCHES IN GLASGOW ON MARCH 15 2016 BEFORE CONTINUING THROUGHOUT MAINLAND EUROPE IN APRIL Live Nation are proud and delighted to announce that Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, will be returning to the European stage this spring with her ‘Sweet Sweet Fantasy” tour. On the heels of a sell-out Las Vegas residency and one of the most exciting years of her extraordinary career, the global superstar will be taking her fans on a thrilling journey of wonder as she performs her biggest, career-defining hits. To reward her legions of super-loyal European fans, the Sweet Sweet Fantasy tour will visit six cities in the UK before taking in mainland Europe. The dates are Mariah’s first on this side of the Atlantic since the European leg of her celebrated, groundbreaking “Charmbracelet” tour concluded in Milan in November 2003. Drawing on a back catalogue of over 18 No. 1 singles, Mariah will be performing her biggest hits, including the timeless ‘Hero’, ‘Fantasy’, ‘Always Be My Baby’, the global smash hit ‘We Belong Together’ and many, many more. The UK leg of Mariah’s fabulous “Sweet Sweet Fantasy” tour, opens in Glasgow on March 15 2016, before visiting Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and finishing with a spectacular night at London’s O2 Arena. The tour will then take in Luxembourg, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, France and the Netherlands before concluding with a few very special performances in South Africa. “Lambily, it’s been too long!! I’m so excited to be coming to Europe to perform for you all. I promise we’re going to share the most amazing moments together and I have so many surprises in store for you daahhlings! Can’t wait to see you all in your hometowns. Love Mariah xx” 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. She has made substantial marks in film with critically acclaimed roles in Precious (2009), Lee Daniel’s The Butler (2013) and most recently Mariah made her directorial debut in A Christmas Melody, a special festive feature for Hallmark, in which she also stars. A Christmas Melody airs in the US on December 19, on the Hallmark channel, followed immediately after by her Christmas special. 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. Tickets for the South African dates go on sale at 9am and Copenhagen at 10am on Thursday 17 December. Tickets for the remaining European dates go on sale from 9am on Friday 18 December. MARIAH CAREY SWEET SWEET FANTASY: European Tour 2016 Date Country, City Venue Tue 15 Mar-16 Scotland, Glasgow SSE Hydro Thu 17 Mar-16 UK, Leeds First Direct Arena Fri 18 Mar-16 UK, Manchester Manchester Arena Sun 20 Mar-16 UK, Birmingham Barclaycard Arena Mon 21 Mar-16 UK, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena Wed 23 Mar-16 UK, London O2 Arena Sat 26 Mar-16 Luxembourg Rockhal Sun 27 Mar-16 Belgium, Brusells Forest National Tue 29 Mar-16 Denmark, Copenhagen Forum Thu 31 Mar-16 Norway, Oslo Spektrum Sat 02 Apr-16 Sweden, Stockholm Ericsson Globe Mon 04 Apr-16 Finland, Helsinki Hartwall Wed 06 Apr-16 Estonia, Tallinn Saku Arena Thu 07 Apr-16 Latvia, Riga Arena Riga Sat 09 Apr-16 Lithuania, Kaunas Kaunas Arena Mon 11 Apr-16 Poland, Krakow Tauron Arena Wed 13 Apr-16 Germany, Cologne Lanxess Thu 14 Apr-16 Germany, Munich Olympiahalle Sat 16 Apr-16 Italy, Milan Medioianum Forum Mon 18 Apr-16 Switzerland, Zurich Hallenstadion Tue 19 Apr-16 Austria, Vienna Stadthalle Thu 21 Apr-16 France, Paris Bercy Sat 23 Apr-16 Holland, Amsterdam Ziggo Dome Sun 01 May-16 South Africa, Johannesburg Ticketpro Dome Mon 02 May-16 South Africa, Johannesburg Ticketpro Dome A special members-only pre-sale for Mariah Carey’s official online fan community, Honey B. Fly, will begin Tuesday, December 15 on www.mariahcarey.com. Honey B. Fly Legacy members will receive first access to tickets and official VIP Packages. Fans may purchase a “Honey B. Fly Live Pass” now, which gives them access not only to ticket & VIP Package pre-sales, but also a free membership to Honey B. Fly, access to the HBF Community forum and exclusive members-only promotions. Fans who are already registered may upgrade their account with the Honey B. Fly Live Pass on www.mariahcarey.com. 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