Music royalty and multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey and Epic Records, earlier today announced a new exclusive joint partnership together for her newly launched label, Butterfly MC Records.
The new deal, which was announced today by Epic Records CEO, LA Reid continues a long-standing relationship between Mariah and Epic.
Reid, who personally signed Carey to the label in 2015, having nothing but praise about her and the new partnership.
“To continue working with Mariah Carey at Epic has been another rewarding chapter of my career. Mariah’s incomparable talents as a singer, with her vocal range that is nothing short of legendary, are matched by her brilliance as a songwriter, producer, and performer par excellence. Mariah’s chart records have established her enduring place in music history, a position that is cherished and supported by her loyal fans worldwide,” Reid said. “I look forward to building upon Mariah’s success for years to come.”
Under the new deal, Carey is expected to put out a new album later this year too. Having this to say, “I am putting my heart and soul into making more new music. I am so thrilled for this next chapter and to continue working with, and for, everyone that I love.”
The best-selling female artist of all-time, the new deal comes on the heels of a highlight reel 2016 that included a sold-out international tour, The Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour, a hit docu-series in Mariah’s World on E!, a history-making partnership with MAC Cosmetics, a critically-acclaimed Vegas residency dubbed, Mariah Carey #1’s at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, which she is set to return to in July and a previously announced North American summer tour with Lionel Richie, that was already supposed to start in the Spring, but for unknown reasons got pushed back to the Summer.