Mariah’s New Album Is for King of Pop

UPDATED 9.25.09: “Memoris of an Imperfect Angel,” the new album from Mariah Carey, is dedicated to Michael Jackson, according to the Hollywood Reporter. As we reported earlier, the CD hits stores on Tuesday, September 29. And it’s the first time an album’s liner notes have been sponsored by a major magazine—in this case, Elle. Expect to see ads for MC’s new fragrance and movie, “Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire.” The notes will also include interviews with the songbird and hubby Nick Cannon. Looks like Def Jam is pulling out all the stops. Will you be buying “Angel” on Tuesday?—ZH


Mariah  New CD to Arrive September 29

UPDATED 8.14.09: Mariah Carey’s 12th studio album “Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel,” has been delayed for store release for the third time, according to “Memoirs” was originally scheduled to drop August 25, than was changed to September 15 and now is set to arrive September 29.

“Mariah is putting the finishing touches on her newest album, “Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel,” and we have shifted all of our TV and promo appearances to coincide with the new release date of September 29th. We can’t wait for the fans to hear the new album,” says the stars website.—QS


Mariah’s New Single Hits Radio

UPDATED 6.16.09: Mariah Carey’s new single, “Obsessed,” hits radio today. The song is the first joint from MC’s upcoming album, “Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel,” which is set for release August 25. “I’m a lil’ excited. Seriously, this is one of my favorite songs ever. I love the whole album. I’m completely immersed in it. I can’t wait for you to hear it,” tweeted Mrs. Nick Cannon to followers. “Obsessed” is written and produced by Mariah, The-Dream and Tricky Steward, who are responsible for the bulk of the tracks on the album, her 12th studio effort.—ZH