Mariah Carey returning to 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' after last year's debacle

Jenna Warner
December 31, 2017

"We can all agree that past 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", Carey said in a joint statement Friday with Dick Clark Productions, which runs the show.

Dick clark production's later released a statement to ET, saying, "In very rare instances there are of course technical errors that can occur with live television, however, an initial investigation has indicated that dick clark productions had no involvement in the challenges associated with Ms. Carey's "New Year's Eve" performance".

Mariah Carey is in Aspen with BF Brian Tanaka, but she'll be leaving for The Big Apple the next day ready to prep for round 2 of Dick Clark's Rocin' New Year's Eve. and this time there's a plan to avert disaster.

"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" celebration starts on Sunday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.

"Afterward, Carey posted a meme of herself on social media with the message "(expletive happens)".

There are so many incredible performers this year.

Mariah initially met the handsome back-up dancer when she employed him on her 40-date, $27.9 million grossing Adventures of Mimi Tour back in 2006. "We all know that", Seacrest said of Carey's public flub. The pop diva confirmed that she will return to Times Square in NY to ring in 2018, a year after she was humiliated by technical issues at the annual televised ball-drop.

It won't be long until Mariah will be back in New York City for Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Here's everything you need to know to get you up to speed.

"That show is so special to me", Seacrest said.

The legendary annual show has been marking the end of the year from New York's Times Square for decades, and 2018 is no exception.

"And then I said, 'That's genius.' I mean, it's brilliant for so many reasons, but most importantly, it's a second chance", she said.

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