Mariah Carey Tour Takes Flight
Mariah Carey will embark on her first tour in more than three years June 24 in Osaka, Japan. The North American segment of the 47-date Charmbracelet World Tour begins July 18 at the Sullivan Arena inMariah Carey will embark on her first tour in more than three years June 24 in Osaka, Japan. The North American segment of the 47-date Charmbracelet World Tour begins July 18 at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, Alaska, and wraps Sept. 23 at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H. The tour will also include stops in Asia, Europe, and the U.K. before wrapping in early November.
The full itinerary is still being nailed down, but on Monday (April 28), members of Carey's fanclub, Honey B. Fly, can take advantage of ticket presales five days ahead of the general public. The national on-sale begins May 3.
The tour comes in support of Carey's most recent Island Def Jam/MonarC album, "Charmbracelet," which debuted in December at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 1 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. Carey's collaboration with Busta Rhymes, "I Know What You Want," is No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Carey's last outing was in 2000, when she grossed $7.1 million from just nine dates reported to Billboard Boxscore.
Here are Mariah Carey's North American tour dates:
July 18: Anchorage, Alaska (Sullivan Arena)
July 26: St. Paul, Minn. (Xcel Center)
July 29: Chicago (United Center)
Aug. 1: Auburn Hills, Mich. (Palace of Auburn Hills)
Aug. 4: Washington, D.C. (MCI Center)
Aug. 7: Toronto (Air Canada Centre)
Aug. 10: Atlantic City, N.J. (Boardwalk Hall)
Aug. 13: Cleveland (CSU Convocation Center)
Aug. 16: Dallas (American Airlines Arena)
Aug. 19: Phoenix (America West Arena)
Aug. 22: Sacramento, Calif. (Arco Arena)
Aug. 24: San Jose, Calif. (HP Center)
Aug. 27: Los Angeles (Staples Center)
Aug. 30: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay)
Sept. 3: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Office Depot Center)
Sept. 6: Tampa, Fla. (Ice Palace)
Sept. 9: Atlanta (Gwinette Arena)
Sept. 14: Philadelphia (First Union Center)
Sept. 17: New York (Madison Square Garden)
Sept. 20: Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)
Sept. 23: Manchester, N.H. (Verizon Wireless Arena)