Mariah Carey may have billed herself as Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse on her latest record, but by the end of the year, she will be right in the spotlight. Today (Aug. 18), the "Thirsty" singer announced a round of tour dates in support of her new album, The Elusive Chanteuse Show, and she'll be kicking things off in Asia.
According to Idolator, The Elusive Chanteuse Show will kick off on Oct. 4 in Tokyo, with subsequent shows in Japan, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines. Though just nine shows in Asia have been announced so far, more dates in Europe and North America are expected to be announced in the next few weeks.
Check out the first dates of Mariah Carey's The Elusive Chanteuse Show below:
10/04: Tokyo, JP@ Makuhari Messe Arena
10/06: Yokohama, JP @ Yokohama Arena
10/10: Beijing, CN @ Workers' Stadium
10/12: Chengdu, CN @ Chengdu Stadium
10/15: Chongqing, CN @ Olympic Center
10/19: Shanghai, CN @ Hongku Stadium
10/22: Kuala Lumpur, MY @ Stadium Merdeka
10/24: Kallang, SG @ Singapoor Indoor Stadium
10/28: Manila, PH @ Mall of Asia Arena
So, what is there to expect for The Elusive Chanteuse Show? According to a press release, Carey will be performing a mix of new material, old fan favorites and even some new songs. "I can't stop writing songs, so don't be surprised if you hear a brand new song that I just wrote the night before the show in your city," she said.
Carey's tour is in support of her latest album, Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse, which was finally released in May after years of delays. The record is has been led by singles "#Beautiful," "The Art of Letting Go," "You're Mine (Eternal)" and "You Don't Know What To Do."