2016 claimed it’s last victim when Mariah Carey was caught lip-syncing “Auld Lang Syne”, Mariah Carey, who’s looking more like Drew Carey these days (the old Carey, not ‘The Price is Right’ Carey) was performing on ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” when the 5-time Grammy winner went through a performance train wreck in Times Square on New Year’s Eve during her hit song “Emotions,” struggling to reach notes and to sync the lyrics and music.
The cringe worthy performance continued when Carey seemingly gave up on “We Belong Together,” while a prerecording of the song continued to play reminiscent of the infamous Milli Vanilli performance.
Shit happens 😩 Have a happy and healthy new year everybody!🎉 Here's to making more headlines in 2017 😂 pic.twitter.com/0Td8se57jr
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) January 1, 2017
In an attempt to save face, ABC’s producers cut to shots of the crowd gathered at Times Square crowd.The cause of the technical malfunction was not immediately clear but Carey stated that there had not been a proper sound check before her performance.