01 Jan '18, 7am

#MariahCarey redeems herself on New Year's Eve in Times Square

NEW YORK (NYTimes) - This time, there were no malfunctions. And there was no hot tea either, but hey, it could have been worse. It could've been last year. Mariah Carey, wearing a white fur coat, long earrings and a gold-coloured glittery dress, took the stage in Times Square to close out 2017, one year after a debacle of a performance that could be a contender for the Mount Rushmore of live-television moments, right alongside Janet Jackson's Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction. This time, Carey's performance did not feature the backup dancers of last year. There was minimal choreography, as she stayed in mostly one spot onstage during a frigid New York City night. She started a two-song set at 11.38pm. with Vision Of Love, her first single, from 1990. Before her second song - Hero, from 1993 - it seemed all was not well from Carey's point of view. She wanted her tea. She want...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/entertainment/maria...

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