Announced today, September 13, multiple Grammy-award winning global pop and hip-hop superstar, Mariah Carey, has returned with her new single, “GTFO,” available worldwide now. Carey is currently the best-selling female artist of all time with eighteen Hot 100 number one hits. Grab your copy of “GTFO” here.
In a press release, it’s stated that the “new song is a tempting first helping from her upcoming new album, due out later this year, whetting fans’ appetites for the album’s stunning kickoff single, “With You,” scheduled for an October 5 release.” Both singles are featured on her upcoming fifteenth studio album, the first release since 2014.
The music video for “GTFO” will debut on Sept.14, and is directed by Sarah McColgan (Kelly Clarkson, Charli XCX). Her next single, “With You,” will arrive on October 5, 2018. Carey also states that “I wanted to give my fans and everyone a first listen that wasn’t so serious. I’ve had so much fun making this album, and I wanted the first moment to reflect that light-hearted spirit.”
Carey will performing at he eighth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena on September 21, with more promotional appearances and ventures coming up.
About Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200 million albums sold to date and 18 Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (17 self-penned), more than any solo artist in history. Mariah is a singer/songwriter/producer recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, 21 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” for her outstanding achievements in songwriting, to name a few – with her distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific songwriting, and producing talent, Mariah is truly the template of the modern pop performance. Mariah’s ongoing impact has transcended the music industry to leave an indelible imprint upon the world at large. She made her entry into the world of independent film with her landmark performance in “WiseGirls” starring alongside Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino and Melora Walters. In 2009, Mariah was recognized with the Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Spring International Film Festival for her critically acclaimed role in Lee Daniels’ “Precious.” Mariah went on to appear in Daniels’ stellar ensemble piece “The Butler” (2013). A Congressional Award recipient, Mariah has generously donated her time and energy to a range of philanthropic causes near to her heart including Save the Music, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, World Hunger Relief, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation, among many others. A tremendous supporter of children’ charities, both domestic and international, Mariah founded Camp Mariah in partnership with the Fresh Air Fund, a retreat for inner city children to explore career development. Mariah is represented by Roc Nation, United Talent Agency and Imprint PR.