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Mariah Carey will be coming to first direct arena Leeds 2016

first direct arena are delighted to announce that Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, will be visiting Leeds first direct arena this spring with her ‘Sweet Sweet Fantasy” tour.

On the heels of a sell-out Las Vegas residency and one of the most exciting years of her extraordinary career, the global superstar will be taking her fans on a thrilling journey of wonder as she performs her biggest, career-defining hits. To reward her legions of super-loyal European fans, the Sweet Sweet Fantasy tour will visit six cities in the UK before taking in mainland Europe. The dates are Mariah’s first on this side of the Atlantic since the European leg of her celebrated, groundbreaking “Charmbracelet” tour concluded in Milan in November 2003.

Drawing on a back catalogue of over 18 No. 1 singles, Mariah will be performing her biggest hits, including the timeless ‘Hero’, ‘Fantasy’, ‘Always Be My Baby’, the global smash hit ‘We Belong Together’ and many, many more.

Mariah will be performing at the first direct arena on Thursday 17th March 2016.

“Lambily, it’s been too long!! I’m so excited to be coming to Europe to perform for you all. I promise we’re going to share the most amazing moments together and I have so many surprises in store for you daahhlings! Can’t wait to see you all in your hometowns. Love Mariah xx”

Tickets for the go on sale from 9am on Friday 18 December from

Mariah Carey - Sweet Sweet Fantasy tour