Mariah Carey Returns to Sony Music with Recording Contract with Epic Records – Get the Scoop!

MC_#1_2015_Cover_5x5Multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey has been signed to an exclusive contract with Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, it was announced today by Antonio L.A. Reid, Chairman and CEO, Epic Records. Mariah now returns to Sony Music where her hitmaking career began, with a history-making string of 18 Hot 100 #1 hits that made her the best-selling female artist of all time.

Icouldnt be more thrilled to be back together again with Mariah, said Mr. Reid. There is really no one who comes close to Mariah as both a songwriter and a singer, and as the world knows, her vocal range is legendary and truly incomparable. Her music is indelibly etched intoour culture, and shes shattered so many chart records that shes now firmly entrenched in the history books.With a fierce and loyal fan base that covers every corner of the globe,Ihave no doubt Mariahwill do it again.”

Mariahs first album release will beMariah Carey #1 To Infinity, arriving in stores May 18th on EpicRecords / Columbia Records/SonyLegacy. For the first time ever, one career-spanning chronological collection will gather all 18 of her Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (17 self-penned), more than any solo artist in history. Included as the final track on the collection is Mariahs breathtaking new single, Infinity (co-written and produced by Mariah). Fans who pre-order the album now and will receive a special gift(http://smarturl.it/MC_1ToInfinity).

Monday, April 27th marks the global premiere of bothnew single Infinity and the stunning Brett Ratner-lensed accompanying video. That same day, Mariah has a spectacular kick-off event planned in Las Vegas to celebrate her upcoming Caesars Palace Vegas Residency. Stay tuned for more details!

The #1 chart hits onMariah Carey #1 To Infinity, range from Vision of Love and Love Takes Time in 1990, through Thank God I Found You (featuring Joe & 98 Degrees) in 2000, to We Belong Together (#1 for 14 weeks, the second longest running #1 in U.S. chart history, named the Most Popular Song of the 2000s Decade by Billboard, second only to Mariahs own One Sweet Day featuring Boyz II Men, 16 weeks at #1 in 1995, named the Most Popular Song of the 1990s), to Dont Forget About Us, and Touch My Body,to name just a few.

MARIAH CAREY #1s, her headlining residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, will kick-off on May 6th, in between the release ofInfinity” andMariah Carey #1 To Infinity. For the first time ever, Mariah will perform all 18 of her #1 hits in one production, designed exclusively for the Colosseum, also featuring fan-favorite album cuts, never-before-performed songs, and other surprises. Presented jointly by AEG Live and Caesars Palace, tickets to the first 18 performances in 2015 are on-sale now: May 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24; and July 8, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19, 22, 25, 26. To purchase tickets, go to:thecolosseum.comoraxs.com.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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