Mariah Carey Has Canceled Several Pre-Christmas Shows Because of Poor Health

The singer has been forced to cancel several tour dates while she recovers.

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Mariah Carey has been forced to cancel several of her pre-Christmas concerts, due to her health. In an emotional Twitter post, Carey revealed that her doctors have instructed her to rest, and as a result she won't be able to begin her All I Want For Christmas Is You tour until December 2, when she will be performing at the Beacon Theatre in New York.

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Carey was previously scheduled to perform at the Beacon Theatre in New York on Nov. 27, Nov. 28, and Dec. 1. Instead, her new tour dates will start on Dec. 2 , with additional dates added for fans on Dec. 4 and Dec. 5.

The singer wrote:

"I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with loved ones; it's certainly nice to remember what we are grateful for! Like most, I'm thankful for my overall health... for which I need a bit more time to get right. Doctors have ordered a few extra days of rest before I can finally fly to New York and take the stage for my Christmas Tour. While this news disappoints me to share, I am grateful to be on the mend and for the support from all of you—it means the world to me! See you from the stage soon darlings!"
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Back on Nov. 15, Carey revealed that she was suffering from an "upper respiratory infection" and that she'd have to cancel some of the earlier shows on her All I Want for Christmas Is You tour.

Clearly, Carey's health comes first, and she's obviously recovering from a serious bout of ill-health, but she'll be back soon to help us all celebrate the holiday season.

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