Quickies: Mariah Carey, Paula Abdul, James Bay & More
MARIAH CAREY ANNOUNCES MORE LAS VEGAS DATES: Mariah Carey has announced two more batches of dates at the Colosseum at Caesars Place as part of her ongoing residency at the venue. From November 22nd through November 30th, she’ll perform her holiday show All I Want for Christmas Is You, and from February 14th through February 29th of 2020, she’ll do her regular show, The Butterfly Returns. Tickets for all the performances go on sale May 10th. A presale for Mariah's Honey B. Fly fan club members starts tomorrow. Citi card members can grab tickets starting May 6th. will receive the ICON Award at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas tonight.
PAULA ABDUL TO KICK OFF LA PRIDE FESTIVAL WITH FREE OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE: Paula Abdul is kicking off this year’s LA Pride Festival with a free outdoor performance on Friday, June 7th. Abdul will stage a one-hour performance of choreography-heavy songs like "Straight Up," "Opposites Attract" and "Cold Hearted." The Grammy Award-winning singer joins fellow headliners Meghan Trainor, Years & Years and a growing lineup of LGBTQ and allied artists billed for the three-day festival in West Hollywood Park. Tonight at the Billboard Music Awards, Paula will perform a medley of hits to commemorate the 30th anniversary of scoring a record-breaking four number-one hits from her debut album, Forever Your Girl.
JAMES BAY TO KICK OFF SEASON 13 OF ‘LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN’: James Bay will be kicking off a new season of Live from the Artists Den, the long-running series featuring musicians performing in unique settings across the country. The singer will perform an exclusive concert for season 13 of the series, which will be taped from a secret venue in New York on May 12th and air on PBS at a later date. In addition to performing live, James will participate in an intimate, moderated Q&A session. Artists Den events are free and invitation-only. For the chance to be randomly selected for the audience, fans can join the mailing list at ArtistsDen.com/Join.
ZARA LARSSON DEBUTS ‘DON’T WORRY BOUT ME’ MUSIC VIDEO: Zara Larsson faces a former love in the official music video for her latest single "Don’t Worry Bout Me." The track is set to be featured on the 21-year-old’s upcoming sophomore album, due out later this year. Zara is currently hitting the road across North America starting April 29th in San Francisco, with shows also planned in Los Angeles and New York. She will also be supporting Ed Sheeran on tour over the summer across Europe.
DEAN LEWIS ANNOUNCES NEW NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES: Dean Lewis has announced dates for his A Place We Knew North American tour. He’ll make 21 stops across the U.S. and Canada, kicking off August 6th in Minneapolis and wrapping October 2nd in Los Angeles. Dean will also be playing some festival dates this summer, including Lollapalooza in Chicago and Outside Lands in San Francisco. Tickets for the new tour dates go on sale May 3rd. Lewis was recently named Apple Music’s latest Up Next Artist and made his late night debut with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The multi-platinum selling Australian artist is supporting his debut full-length album, A Place We Knew, which was released in March. The LP includes the hit single "Be Alright," which hit the Top 10 in 23 countries on iTunes, along with No. 23 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. His latest single, "Stake Awake," is the No 1 most added at Hot AC.