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All she wants for Christmas, is a second chance...

After last year's epic mishap and ensuing drama, Mariah Carey is coming back to Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest to redeem herself.

On Friday, dick clark productions and ABC today announced that multi-platinum selling songstress would be returning to Times Square to perform for a live audience of more than one million people, just minutes before the ball drops on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018.

Previously, Carey appeared on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve in 2005. She came back and made headlines last year due to a disastrous performance, after which she said, "It became an opportunity to humiliate me."

But it looks like Carey changed her tune. Both the singer and dick clark productions gave a statement to E! News today that said, "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. See you in Times Square!” 

Carey will join previously announced singers Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland who are all slated to get their song on for the masses in Times Square. 

E! News previously reported that Alessia Cara, Florida Georgia LineHalsey and Hailee Steinfeld would be joining the lineup for their West Coast celebration

AlessoG-EazyPortugal. The ManBebe Rexhawatt and Zedd are also scheduled to hit the stage.

The performers join a star-studded lineup that will help fans celebrate 2018 from coast to coast. 

America’s largest celebration of the year will take place on Sunday, December 31 beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on the ABC Television Network.

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