Mariah Carey Fans!Just days after the earth-shaking announcement that she will join the judges’ panel of FOX’s American Idol
when the series returns in 2013, multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey announces the release of her first new single in more than two years, as “Triumphant (Get ‘Em)” featuring [fellow Island Def Jam artist] Rick Ross and Meek Mill goes to radio today
, August 2nd. As a special treat for Mariah’s fans, MariahCarey.com will begin streaming the new single very soon at 3:45pm ET!
Once you hear “Triumphant,” we know you’ll want your own copy. Mariah’s new track will be available for download from iTunes
on Tuesday, August 7th.As tweeted from @MariahCarey
: “I wrote TRIUMPHANT when I was going through a difficult time & it helped me get through it. When u hear it, pay attention 2 the lyrics #WIN.” “Triumphant (Get ‘Em)” is the first advance single from five-time Grammy Award®-winner Mariah’s 14th studio album, whose release will be announced in the months ahead.Mariah, who boasts an unparalleled music catalog with #1 hits in multiple formats on the Billboard charts, will follow the original version of “Triumphant”
with a set of exclusive, re-sung dance remixes produced by some of the hottest names in the dance world. Mariah, who continues a long-time tradition of re-inventing her songs in the format, said, “I’ve always had so much fun re-singing my songs for the club/dance mixes. It gives me the freedom to sing as powerfully as I want and to rewrite the songs specifically for the genre.” Mariah has 15 #1 hits on Billboard’s Dance Music/Club Play chart, including “Dreamlover,” “Fantasy” and “Obsessed.”Her upcoming new album follows up Mariah’s worldwide multi-million-selling Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel
(released September 2009), her multi-platinum E=MC2
(2008), and worldwide 10 million selling The Emancipation Of Mimi
Mariah’s ongoing impact transcends the music industry and has left an indelible imprint upon the world at large. In 2009, she made a substantial mark in film with her critically acclaimed role as a social worker in Precious, based on the novel Push by Sapphire. A Congressional Award recipient, Mariah has generously donated time and energy to a range of domestic and international philanthropic causes near to her heart, including the Fresh Air Fund/Camp Mariah (a retreat where inner-city children explore career development), Save the Music Foundation, and Make-a-Wish Foundation, among several others.