Mariah Carey Isn't Wearing Much Clothing in Her Upcoming Music Video

By Alicia Dennis on
(Twitter)Mariah Carey got to mix business and pleasure this week with a visit to the Italian seaside, where she and her collaborator Miguel got to work on a new video. And um, she seemed to be enjoying herself.Carey tweeted the picture above with the caption, "Behind the scenes on set with @MiguelUnlimited!! coming soon:)." But it was obviously just an excuse to show off her ridiculously fit she is these days, as her monokini somehow managed to cover less skin than the average two-piece...Read Full Story

Mariah Carey's New Album Title Is Kind of Depressing

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(Getty Images)Mariah Carey seems like she's in a really good place in her life right now. She's so happily married to Nick Cannon that they got re-married in Disneyland a few months back, and while her stint on American Idol didn't quite work out, she still got paid. So how come her new album has such a depressing title?Mariah's The Art of Letting Go is due to drop on July 23, and is already available for pre-sale. Carey explained in the caption for an Instagram shot that the title refers to...Read Full Story

WATCH: Mariah Carey Takes You Behind the Scenes of Her '#Beautiful' Video

By Lani Conway on
The new era is upon us if you believe what Mariah Carey has to say. Her latest single "#Beautiful" is only the first step in her musical resurgence (her new album is set to drop in July), which is why we were all intrigued when the video — with its sun-kissed vanity close-ups, chic slip dresses, and super fancy cars and motorcycles — intrigued us. The diva has now released a new behind-the-scenes video featuring director Joseph Kahn, which shows exactly how you make self-absorption and summer...Read Full Story

Mariah Carey Announces the Release Date of Her New Album

By Lani Conway on
(Twitter)Its been about four years since we last heard new music from diva Mariah Carey. The former American Idol judge stepped out of the lime light a bit after having her twins (a.k.a Dem Babies) in 2011, but has recently been going full-force whether it's at Hot 97's Summer Jam concert or in the video for her latest sunsoaked single "#Beautiful." Fans won't have to wait much longer, though, for Mimi's anticipated studio album follow-up to Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel. The singer took to...Read Full Story

WATCH: Mariah Carey and Miguel Surprise Fans at Hot 97's Summer Jam

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Mariah Carey is continuing to prove that "#Beautiful" is a very real contender for this year's song of summer by surprising fans at Hot 97's Summer Jam with a performance of the sun-soaked Miguel-assisted single. The pop diva donned some very short shorts and an itty bitty bikini for the occasion, and pranced around owning the stage like she always does. Nicki Minaj, Lil Kim, and Sean Kingston were also amongst the guests to take the stage. Check out the performance below!Read Full Story

The Most Memorable Music Video Brides

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(YouTube)My childhood vision of the perfect dream wedding was shaped entirely by a music video. Thankfully, I've had a couple of decades to iron out my bridal vision, and no longer desire to wed Axl Rose in a gown that's Princess Diana on the top and Vegas on the bottom. Still, Stephanie Seymour made an iconic music video bride — although she's had some competition in recent years.Here are some of the best bridal moments in music video history.12. Pamela Anderson in Piligrim's "Rave of Motors...Read Full Story

Poll: What's Your Pick for the Song of Summer 2013?

By Lani Conway on
It's not exactly summer yet (officially June 21), but that's alright because when it comes to crowning this year's summer anthem we already have some rather excellent contenders, from  Mariah Carey's sun-kissed"#Beautiful" and Selena Gomez's sultry "Come and Get It," to Robin Thicke's soulful "Blurred Lines" and Icona Pop's rah-rah "Girlfriend." So, before summer gets into full swing, which song do you think has the most potential to be this summer's hottest jam? Vote below!If you need a...Read Full Story

'American Idol' Suffers Worst Finale Ratings Ever, Loses to 'Big Bang Theory'

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After losing ground all season, American Idol failed to end on an up note with last night's finale. Up against some tough competition, Fox's former juggernaut finished with 14.3 million viewers, versus CBS' Big Bang Theory, which drew 14.4 million for its season finale. This marks the first time an Idol finale has failed to crack the 20 million mark, underscoring the show's declining ratings, which have been the key talking point around Idol all season.So how will producers be addressing this...Read Full Story

Mariah Carey Doesn't Lipsync, But She Doesn't Stand for Jennifer Lopez, Either

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Some viewers felt that Mariah Carey's all-hits medley during the season finale of American Idol was perhaps a little too perfect, suggesting that the seasoned performer was actually singing to a pre-recorded track. Mariah's rep was quick to cut down the rumors, insisting, "She ABSOLUTELY DID NOT lip-sync. She performed LIVE in front of several thousands of people!!!! (and did it 3 times!!)." She then clarified that Carey did sing to a pre-recorded track, but that she most definitely sang live...Read Full Story

Mariah Carey Is Reportedly Planning Her First World Tour Since 2004

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(VEVO)It's been almost a decade since Mariah Carey's Charmbracelet World Tour, so naturally fans are thrilled to hear that the much-lauded performer is planning to make her next tour global thanks to the success of her latest single, "#Beautiful."Mariah has yet to comment on the news, which was leaked to US Weekly through an anonymous source. But the timing makes sense: She's reportedly leaving her post on American Idol after this week, and her twins Monroe and Morrocan, now 2, are old enough...Read Full Story