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Mariah Carey to headline Blackpool show

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Image caption It will be the American star’s simply UK appearance this year

Mariah Carey has told Blackpool “I’ll Be There” after agreeing to stir her only UK appearance this year in the seaside town.

The American diva will jet over from Las Vegas to perform at the Tower Festival Headland Arena as part of the town’s Livewire Festival.

The 23 -2 7 August event will also feature Matt Goss and Boyz II Men.

Carey is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 200 million evidences worldwide.

Gillian Campbell, deputy president of Blackpool Council, replied: “We are thrilled at the prospect of Mariah Carey performing live in Blackpool.