There was a lot of speculation that Mariah Carey was lip syncing at New Years Eve…but that wasn’t the case. It’s clear in the video that they are having tech problems
She made it quite clear there were some issues with her earbuds. She is unable to hear ANYTHING…herself…the backing track…anything.
A lot of artists use a backing track for these types of performances. She had been pretty silent about the whole thing aside from a post on twitter.
She recently sat down with Entertainment Weekly and said she was mortified by the performance. She also added
I’m of the opinion that Dick Clark would not have let an artist go through that and he would have been as mortified as I was in real time.
Check out the full interview with EW HERE