Mariah Carey Cancels Australia and New Zealand Tour Dates

Songstress reveals her upcoming shows down under have been called off

By Samantha Schnurr Aug 10, 2018 2:58 PMTags

Some heartbreaking news from Mariah Carey: her upcoming tour dates in Australia and New Zealand have been canceled. 

The Grammy-winning songstress was scheduled to head down under in October for a handful of performances previously rescheduled from February. However, as the star confirmed in a statement issued on Thursday, the new dates for her #1's Tour have also been called off. 

"It is with much regret that I am unable to visit Australia & New Zealand later this year, however I promise to find new dates soon," a statement from Carey posted on MJR Presents read. "I've been working away on new music and I cannot wait to share it with you later this year."

MJR Presents, the event management company behind Carey's oceanic leg of the tour, said on Thursday that the cancelation stems from a scheduling conflict and new dates for the area have yet to be determined. 

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"We are disappointed that Mariah's shows are canceled but look forward to hearing her new material soon," MJR Presents added in its own statement. "Full refunds will be given to all ticket holders from their original point of purchase and we apologize for the inconvenience to fans and ticket holders."

Additionally, the company noted that all current ticket holders will receive an email from their ticket provider confirming a full refund.

A rep confirmed Carey's tour dates in Asia remain as scheduled.