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Mariah Carey Confirms 'Idol' Exit, Announces World Tour!

Mariah Carey Confirms 'Idol' Exit, Announces World Tour!

Mariah Carey has some big news for her fans – she is leaving American Idol after one year as a judge, but she will be heading out on a world tour!

“W/ global success of “#Beautiful” (#1 in 30+ countries so far) @MariahCarey confirms world tour & says goodbye 2 Idol,” Mariah tweeted via her PR firm.

Mariah also just announced that she will be performing on the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, airing on NBC on Thursday, July 4 from 8-10 p.m. ET.

ARE YOU EXCITED to see Mariah Carey on her world tour?

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21 Responses to “Mariah Carey Confirms 'Idol' Exit, Announces World Tour!”

  1. 1
    Julie Says:

    Sweetie, you didn’t leave by your own terms. They didn’t renew your contract!

  2. 2
    fantasy Says:

    oh yeah mariahhhh great to know about your new world tour

  3. 3
    fatal Says:

    YOUR FIRED!!! MeMe is a total douchebag-and who is she fooling with a world tour?? she can’t even make it through one song at a lamo GMA “concert” without her blubber flopping out and splitting her dress-then after “singing” to a studio track still sounds like crappp and has it sound edited–MeMe is like a huge fat delusional joke-anyone who pays for a ticket might as well burn their cash

  4. 4
    TOM Says:

    omg !!!! MIMI Please come to London Dhrling ! its been forever ! there are thousands of UK Lambs that need to see you here ;) LAMB4LIFE #Beautiful live = Epic ;) Happy Lambs ! much love xx

  5. 5
    fatal Says:

    oh and Jared Honey-you are starting to sound like illiterate bahhing MeMe sheep-her bogus song is NOT #1 in 30 countries-it has just barely made the charts in a few countries due to paid for radio play-like all MeMe sheep you have absolutely no conception of what numbers actually mean and just spew out random ones to try and sound important-making yourself sound like an annoying moron

  6. 6
    Dino Says:


    So where should we mail your tickets?

  7. 7
    Louise Says:

    Don’t give a rip for her tour. Glad she is off AI; what a boring nothing.

  8. 8
    Poor fatal Says:

    Poor fatal…get a life!!!

  9. 9
    Verity Says:

    SEE YA!! May the door hit your size 10 behind on your way out.

  10. 10
    Kay Says:

    No because she lip sync’s and lies about it.
    If you don’t have it anymore you don’t have it. You’re still a ledgend

  11. 11
    Molly Says:

    @Kay: Kind of a dark ledgend

  12. 12
    Jason C. Says:

    @Fatal, please have several seats. Goats like you should be exiled.

  13. 13
    TalkThatSmack Says:


    And, “sweetie”, you know this how? Are you part of Idol’s production or FOX? Per Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly, Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey would all be “welcomed back,” and added, “everything at this point is on the table”.

    Idol’s a sinking ship. After Fox and the media made it about the Nicki-Mariah beef instead of the contestants this past year, the show lost its allure. She’s smart to leave a chair that’s going to have revolving judges for the next several years anyways.

  14. 14
    LoL Says:

    People are still watching Idol?? How pathetic!

  15. 15
    Tru Says:

    Now that she fired Randy Jackson as her manager and has someone with sense running her career to tell her being on American Idol was always way beneath her. I far believe the only reason why Randy Jackson was on the last season of Idol because he brought Mariah to the table.

  16. 16
    ew Says:

    #1 in 30+ countries? lol dis lie …she wishes

  17. 17
    Honey Says:

    Tommy Motolla drove her mad

  18. 18
    zking Says:

    You haters are ***** ass losers.
    Look at her stats and awards.
    She ***** on any of ur fav artists any day of the week.
    She is gonna continue to be a success and **** on ur fav.

  19. 19
    DMassey Says:

    Heard half of “POW” yesterday. It’s brilliant. Very pop, with the exception of one track we’ve asked her to leave off. Loads of ballads. Reminiscent of Music Box. Call it a comeback!

  20. 20
    Liverwurst Says:

    @fatal: Yeah but at least she can spell… LMAO That would be “YOU’RE” sheesh.

  21. 21
    Coll Says:

    Love Love Mariah, she will always be THE BEST female vocalist of all times and any negative comments boggle my mind. Mariah is in excellent physical shape and looks absolutely terrific in everything she wears. Super slim and especially looks great even after having her babies. A world tour sounds awesome!!!

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