Attention Mimi fans and members of her lambily! Canada’s #1 Entertainment Show, ETALK, and the world’s best-selling female artist of all time, Mariah Carey “belong together” in a special, “fan-fricken-tastic,” 2-part Canadian exclusive interview.
From Los Angeles, ETALK reporter Jessi Cruickshank goes one-on-one with the legendary singer, actress, and AMERICAN IDOL judge to talk fame and family. In Part 1 of the interview, airing tonight (Monday, March 25) on ETALK at 7 p.m. ETon CTV, the diva talks hair, her coveted chair on the IDOL judging panel, and of course “Dem Babies” – her and Nick Cannon’s twin babies Moroccan and Monroe. In Part 2 of Jessi’s interview, airing Tuesday, March 26 on ETALK at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, Mimi opens up about new drama, new music and making it all work.
Mariah on AMERICAN IDOL’s live shows:“Um, it’s funny I think what a lot of people don’t understand is that I’ve been doing this more than half my life and I’ve been on live TV in almost every country on earth so nothing is that daunting.”
Mariah on new music:“Right now I’m working on my new album, I have more than enough songs but I’m in the process of finishing things and mixing and all that.”
Mariah on family:
“I mean it’s just – I love what I’m doing in my life in this moment. I’m just happy that I’m able to share what I’ve tried to build as, you know, a life with Nick which is like – we’re having our 5 year anniversary really soon…”
Mariah Carey is a multiple Grammy Award-winning global superstar with more than 250 million records sold worldwide and more No. 1 songs than any solo artist in history, whose 18 Billboard No. 1 singles (17 of which Carey wrote) rival all but The Beatles. With a distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific songwriting and producing talent, Carey has defined the modern pop performance. As a singer/songwriter/producer, she has been recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, nine American Music Awards, Billboard’s Artist of the Decade Award, the World Music Award for World’s Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium and BMI’s Icon Award, to name a few.
Watch Mariah Carey weekly on AMERICAN IDOL, airing Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV and Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV Two.
Also on ETALK tonight, reporter Traci Melchor delivers an exclusive G.I. Joe: Retaliation interview with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson from Los Angeles.