5 Absolutely LEGITIMATE Reasons To See Mariah Carey's Performance In Saudi This Week

"And then a hero comes along..."

Mariah Carey Saudi

Mariah Carey is coming to Saudi and everyone's totally freakin' out.

The beloved diva songstress is the first American female artist to ever perform live in the Kingdom, naturally.

The 48-year-old will be performing at the Saudi International Golf Tournament this Thursday.

You heard it, only four days from today!

1. Obviously, dat VOICE

You're gonna want to see the legend and hear her iconic voice, at least once in your life.

No further explanations necessary.

2. Because it'll be quite interesting to see how Mariah will dress

Let's be real, the singer is known for her super EXTRA outfits.

Die hard fans are probably wondering if the singer will take in the culture and go all out in a kaftan-like dress or something designed locally.

Only time will tell.

3. You'll get to sing or hum along to songs like 'We Belong Together'

..perhaps even 'Vision of Love' where the range of her vocal chords truly SHINE.

4. It'd be cute to hear her address the crowds with a little Arabic

Mariah is known to be appreciative of the Arab/Moorish culture, having once had her penthouse decorated in Moroccan themes and even naming one of her children Morocco.

Most Hollywood performers who come to the region are usually sending out greetings in Arabic and it'd be FAB to hear Mariah say some words in our language.

5. Because it's Mariah

Plain and simple.

Deets about her performance:

The concert will take place on Thursday, Jan 31, at King Abdullah Economic City.

Other singers will also make an appearance and perform at the tournament, such as the Dutch DJ Tiesto, Emirati singer Balqees Fathi and Jamaican rapper Sean Paul.

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Shereen Ahmed

A heavily caffeinated 24-year old writer and blogger. Shereen enjoys traveling, attempting yoga poses and getting bullied by her Persian cat.