All I want for Xmas is..ticket sales
Mariah Carey’s UK concert dates are just half full with days to go
MARIAH Carey fills the airwaves at this time of year – but she’s not filling arenas, with thousands of tickets for her UK gigs this week still up for grabs.
The 48- year- old singer plays Nottingham, Leeds and London as part of her European All I Want For Christmas tour.
But more than half the tickets on Ticketmaster for tomorrow’s concert at the 13,500-capacity First Direct Arena in Leeds were still unsold yesterday.
And there was still availability for Tuesday’s gig at London’s O2, with prices from £23 to £142. A source said: “It’s been a real struggle.”
Mariah is the best-selling female Be our guest, be our guest – and who wouldn’t want an invite to the Vardys’ Beauty And The Beast party?
Leicester City striker Jamie, 31, went all out in dashing Disney gear and got lots of laughs from his kids. And wife Becky, 36, who was in the I’m A Celebrity jungle this time last year, was the clear Belle of the ball.
The couple’s brood of five children, Megan, Taylor, Ella, Sofia, and baby Finley, whose ages range from 12 to one, all looked the part for their lavish Christmas do.
There was even a horse-drawn carriage and fairytale castle complete with drawbridge and pink balloons at their Leicestershire mansion.
Plenty to get keep everyone animated. artist of all time, with over 200 million albums sold.
On Friday she became the first to replace herself as No1 on Billboard’s Top R& B Albums chart as Merry Christmas knocked Caution off the top spot. And her hit All I Want For Christmas Is You is still a festive bestseller, 24 years on.
But last year, after her disastrous Mariah’s World TV series aired on E!, her ex Tommy Mottola said: “She should hire more seasoned and respected professionals to help her with her career.”
Sources close to her say she had a “brilliant” 2018 and will return to the UK next year.
Promoter Live Nation declined to comment.
TARGET Copying the movie RELATIONSHIP GOALS Jamie playing Becky’s handsome prince MUMMY’S PRINCESS With Sofia YOU BEAUTIES Team photo before the Christmas party JUMP ON, PUMPKIN A carriage awaits SCORE DRAW Home gets a castle makeover
SUPERSTAR But Mariah gigs haven’t sold out