(May 6, 2013 – New York, NY) Multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey caps her season on FOX’s American Idol with today’s worldwide launch of her new single, “#Beautiful” featuring Miguel. “#Beautiful” was written and produced by Mariah and Miguel, and is the lead track from Mariah’s much-anticipated new album, due for release this summer on Island Def Jam.
Global liftoff of “#Beautiful” on radio and the Internet takes place today, May 6th at 7:00 a.m. est. “#Beautiful” is live on all streaming services and is available at iTunes now. http://smarturl.it/iBeautiful
Mariah Carey Featuring Miguel
Island Def Jam Music Group
On Wednesday night, May 8th, American Idol will premiere the entire “#Beautiful” video, shot by noted director Joseph Kahn. Following American Idol, the video goes up on VEVO/YouTube and all video channels – BET’s 106th & Park (“New Joint”), MTV, VH1 and FUSE.
As Mariah recently told Billboard, her new album ‘has more raw ballads than people might expect,’ and producers including Jermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox, Big Jim Wright, Hit-Boy, The-Dream, Mike Will, and Rodney Jerkins. The new album is the follow-up to her worldwide multi-million-selling Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel (released September 2009).