Mariah's 11th studio album, E=MC2
, debuts at #1
on this week's Billboard 200 chart (issue date: May 3, 2008). The album sold an incredible 463,000 copies, giving Mariah the biggest opening-week sales of her career!
The celebration continues this week as Mariah takes over and lights up New York City on Friday, April 25: starting with a live outdoor performance in Times Square on Good Morning America
(Do you want to be there? Click here
), followed by an appearance on the Regis & Kelly show
and ending with a beautiful display of Mariah's signature pink and purple colors on the iconic Empire State Building!
To honor Mariah Carey, the #1 most successful female recording artist of all time, The Empire State Building in NYC will be lit in Mariah's honor. A lighting ceremony will take place at the Empire State Building (350 Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets) on Friday April 25th, where Mariah will flip the light switch on a scale model of the Empire State Building. The Empire State Building will be lit in lavender, pink and white all weekend to celebrate the album color motif of Mariahâ€™s new album E=MC2
The Empire State Building Tower will shine in lavender, pink & white lights from Friday, April 25th through Sunday, April 27th, 2008.