Fans of American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey who were waiting for the release of her new album, might have to wait a bit longer. Carey’s upcoming album was supposed to be released on July 23, 2013 and the singer has confirmed that the launch of ‘The Art Of Letting Go’ has been delayed.

Mariah Carey delays the release of 'The Art Of Letting Go'

On June 24, 2013, the ‘We Belong Together’ singer Tweeted, “While making this album, I got so immersed in the creative process that I just don’t feel I would be doing it justice to release it on 7/23”. The singer went on to say that she would rather not exclude meaningful songs and stated that she wants to give her fans the album which is meant to be heard.

The superstar also commented that she will let everyone know when it is ready. Meanwhile, there is no new date available when the album will be launched, but the ‘Always Be My Baby’ singer is still due to take the stage at the 2013 BET Awards on June 30, 2013. While there, she is very likely to cross paths with her former ‘American Idol’ rival and fellow performer Nicki Minaj.

The other performers of the night include Ciara, Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake, India.Arie, Miguel, R. Kelly and Kendrick Lamar. So far, the single ‘#Beautiful’ is the only song which has been released from the upcoming album.

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