Fans bashed Mariah Carey for vocally struggling through her iconic song, “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” at the Rockefeller Center tree lighting in NYC. The isolated vocal track has just been leaked — have a listen!
Mariah Carey, 44, seemed to have had a bit of trouble with her ear piece during her performance at the annual NYC Christmas tree lighting. She received a lot of backlash due to her uncharacteristically shaky voice. Listen to the uninterrupted vocal track and let us know if you think the criticism was deserved.
Mariah Carey’s Voice: Her Shaky Rockefeller Center Performance — Listen To Audio
You can click HERE to listen to the uninterrupted audio from her performance on Dec. 3. You can hear how much she was struggling with her usually flawless pitch and high notes. Something was definitely off because during the whole performance, you can see her fussing with her ear piece.
After hearing the audio and watching the performance, do you think she deserved the criticism she received, HollywoodLifers?
Mariah Carey: Nick Cannon Defends Her Pitchy Tree Lighting Performance
While she was clearly having audio problems, and even ripped the ear piece out at one point, there was no sympathy and she was bashed by haters online! One person who totally had her back was Nick Cannon!
“Nick has seen the footage of Mariah and though the majority of people who have seen it think it was bad, he is a fan and he thinks people should give her a break because she is an icon,” an insider close to the America’s Got Talent host told HollywoodLife.com exclusively. “Their differences are plenty, but he thought she did great and is proud of her performance.”
HollywoodLifers, do you think people should give Mariah a break? Let us know your thoughts!
— Shira Benozilio