was taken by storm when Mariah landed there last week to meet with fans and
promote her new album E=MC2
. In less
than 7 days, Mariah traveled to three countries and treated fans to some
wonderful events and media appearances.Press Conference, Paris
On March 31st, Mariah held a huge press conference in Paris at "Showcase", located under the Alexander III Bridge where the "Say Somethin" video was shot. Other than the media, hundreds of fans showed up to support Mariah and some even got to ask her questions!
Interviews on Skyrock Radio & Le Grand Journal, Paris
Later that day, Mariah taped an appearance on the show "Le Grand Journal" (to be aired on April 9th on Canal+) and then headed to the Skyrock studio for a live interview. Mariah tried to get the DJs to translate the expression "Stone groove, smash hit wonder!" to French.
Autograph Signing in Selfridges, London
On April 1st, Mariah came to the Selfridges department store in London to sign copies of her single "Touch My Body". Mariah didn't leave the store until the very last fans in line got their singles signed.
Appearances on The Paul O'Grady Show, The Friday Night Project & T4, London
Throughout the week, Mariah fans in the UK were treated to several TV appearances by her, starting with an interview and a performance of "Touch My Body" on the Paul O'Grady show. Mariah showed her comedic side when she co-hosted a full hour episode of "The Friday Night Project". She recorded skits, took questions from the audience, pranked one of her fans, and even anchored the Friday Night News with co-host Alan Carr. Lastly, on the show "T4 Presents Mariah Carey", Mariah sat down for a personal interview and performed three tracks from the new album: "Touch My Body," "Bye Bye" and "I'm That Chick".
ChoiceFM Awards, London
On April 2nd, Mariah was the first recepient of the "ChoiceFM Hall of Fame" award at the UK ChoiceFM awards. Appearance on German Idol, Cologne
On April 5th, Mariah met with the contestants of German Idol and gave them tips for their performances. The female contestants sang songs by Mariah and the show ended with a sizzling performance of "Touch My Body".