After weeks of speculation, Mariah Carey confirmed her Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace on Ellen. Mariah Carey #1’s  launches on May 6th and will be centered on the singer’s 18 number one singles. This will be the first time the singer will be performing an updated compilation of her album #1’s released in 1998 to include hits not previously included such as “We Belong Together” and “Touch My Body”.  In discussing the upcoming performances Carey said “Revisiting these songs for the show, working on the updated compilation and creating new music has really let me reconnect with my songs and I hope my fans will enjoy the experience.”

Check out the Mariah’s big announcement in addition to footage of the singer hilariously surprising unsuspecting fans with tickets to the show:



Is Vegas the right move for Mariah?