Mariah Carey Confirmed as Headliner for 2015 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

Image via: Jamaica Observer
Image via: Jamaica Observer

Mariah Carey has been confirmed as the headliner for the 19th annual Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival which will take place in Trelawny, Jamaica January 29th to the 31st!

Her performance on the Jazz Festival will be mark her first-ever appearance in the Caribbean. Festival producer Walter Elmore says “we are the only festival in the Western Hemisphere to present Mariah Carey since her last tour in 2006.”

With over 200-million records sold, Carey is regarded as the best-selling female artiste of all time. She has also logged 18 Billboard Hot 100 Number 1 singles, more than any solo artiste in history. With her distinctive five-octave vocal range and prolific songwriting and producing talent, Carey has defined the modern multi-format performer. She has received multiple Grammy Awards, 21 American Music Awards, Billboard’s Artiste of the Decade Award, the World Music Award 2014 Pop Icon and Artiste with Most Number 1 Singles in America Awards.

Last month, Carey was named the ‘Most Successful Singer of All Time’ by TIME magazine. The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival takes place January 29th to the 31st at Trelawny Stadium near Falmouth.