Mariah Carey botches New Year’s Eve show, walks off stage
NEW YORK — Mariah Carey welcomed 2017 with a botched performance on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” when she stopped singing and walked off stage.
The singer seemed to have technical difficulties during her live performance Saturday night.
She had stopped singing during her song “Emotions,” and handed her microphone over to the audience to finish the lyrics for her.
It happened again as she stopped singing during “We Belong Together.”
Carey seemed visibly frustrated when she told the crowd, “I’m trying to be a good sport here.”
Carey headlined the festivities in Times Square, where about a million revelers jammed in to greet 2017.
After the song finished Carey seemed angry as she threw her hands up and walked off the stage.
Viewers immediately took to social media calling her career, 2016’s final victim.
This is not the first time Carey was ridiculed for lip syncing. In 2015 she received backlash for mouthing the words to “All I Want for Christmas Is You” during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.