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Mariah Carey returns to Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve show

She’s set to ring in the new year in style.

And all eyes will be on Mariah Carey, 47, as she confirmed her return to ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest’ on Instagram after last year’s debacle.

The Grammy-winning singer’s live performance in Times Square on New Year’s Eve 2016 was marred by a myriad of issues during the live television show.

 

Rock out! All eyes will be on Mariah Carey, 47, as she confirmed her return to ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest’ after last year’s debacle

During her 2016 performance was visibly upset and at points stopped singing, despite a pre-recorded track playing in the background. 

The performance went viral for all the wrong reasons.

After the show, Carey posted a meme of herself on social media with the message ‘(expletive) happens.’ 

Lady in red: The Grammy-winning singer's live performance in Times Square on New Year's Eve 2016 was marred by a myriad of issues during the live television show; seen on Wednesday 

Lady in red: The Grammy-winning singer’s live performance in Times Square on New Year’s Eve 2016 was marred by a myriad of issues during the live television show; seen on Wednesday 

Whoops: After the show, Carey posted a meme of herself on social media with the message '(expletive) happens; shared on Instagram days after the performance

Whoops: After the show, Carey posted a meme of herself on social media with the message ‘(expletive) happens; shared on Instagram days after the performance

But it also led to a public spat between the best-selling singer and Dick Clark Productions as to who was at fault.

Carey’s camp initially charged sabotage with technical glitches, including a faulty ear piece, while Dick Clark Productions denied the claims and said she hadn’t rehearsed enough.

Now, both sides have apparently kissed and made up.

Back again: But it also led to a public spat between the best-selling singer and Dick Clark Productions as to who was at fault; seen on Instagram after the show

Back again: But it also led to a public spat between the best-selling singer and Dick Clark Productions as to who was at fault; seen on Instagram after the show

‘We can all agree that last year didn’t go exactly as planned and we are thrilled to move forward together to provide America with an incredible night of music and celebration on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018,’ a joint statement released to The Associated Press said. ‘See you in Times Square!’

Other performers already announced for the live Times Square performances include Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland.

Carey was the first live headline performer in Times Square for the longtime special in 2005, and that performance went seamlessly. 

Golden girl: Carey was the first live headline performer in Times Square for the longtime special in 2005, and that performance went seamlessly; seen on Wednesday

Golden girl: Carey was the first live headline performer in Times Square for the longtime special in 2005, and that performance went seamlessly; seen on Wednesday

 

 

 



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