Mariah Carey confirms first Australian tour in 15 years
DOYENNE of the divas Mariah Carey has confirmed her first Australian tour in 15 years and will arrive here in just over a month.
Confidential can exclusively reveal the new American Idol judge will ring in the New Year in Sydney, with a concert at Allphones Arena on January 3.
One of the highest-selling female artists of all time - moving more than 200 million albums across her 20 year career - the 43-year-old New Yorker has promised her return to Oz will please patient fans.
After all, she hasn't staged a local tour since her Butterfly world tour in 1998, which featured a cameo from Olivia Newton-John for a Hopelessly Devoted To You duet.
"It's going to be a very high-production show, featuring all her greatest hits and some of her Christmas songs," concert promoter Mark Rafter from Retfar Entertainment said.
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