The Elusive Chanteuse is hitting the road, y’all. Mariah Carey has announced a world tour in support of her latest album, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse. Mariah will play 12 exclusive dates in Asia starting October 4, 2014. The trek will be Mariah’s first outing since her extensive “The Adventures of Mimi” tour in 2006.
“I want to experience the spontaneity and emotion that I put into this album on stage with my fans,” says Carey. “I can’t stop writing songs so don’t be surprised if you hear a brand new song that I just wrote the night before the show in your city!”
North American tour dates are expected to be announced shortly. Mariah’s Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse, which was released earlier this year, debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 albums chart with sales of 58,000 copies. Despite the high chart position, the record became her lowest opening for a non holiday studio album since Nielsen SoundScan started tracking sales in 1991.
October 4 – Tokyo, Japan, Makuhari Messe Arena
October 6 – Yokohama, Japan, Yokohama Arena
October 10 – Beijing, China, Workers’ Stadium
October 12 – Chengdu, Sichan, China, Chengdu Stadium
October 15 – Chongqing, China, Olympic Center
October 19 – Shanghai, China, Hongkou Stadium
October 22 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Stadium Merdeka
October 24 – Singapore, Singapore Indoor Stadium
October 28 – Manila, Philippines, Mall of Asia Arena