Not only does Mariah Carey boast the most Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s – 18 – of any solo artist in the chart’s 56-year history, she also has the longest-running No. 1 single in Hot 100 history, “One Sweet Day” (16 weeks at No. 1!). In addition, she’s earned 17 top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 chart (six of which reached No. 1), 17 No. 1 Dance Club Songs and 10 No. 1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Carey’s headlining residency in Las Vegas, “MARIAH #1 TO INFINITY,” will kick-off on May 6th. For the first time ever, Carey will perform all 18 of her No. 1 hits in one production, designed exclusively for the Colosseum, at Caesars Palace.
Mariah joins previously announced musical performers Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Van Halen, along with special duet performances by “Empire” recording artists Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray with Estelle, Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Little Big Town and Faith Hill, Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea and Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend.
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET.