Even though 2017 was by all accounts a giant Dumpster fire, it wasn’t hot enough to make it any less freezing on New Year’s Eve, especially in Times Square. With temperatures hovering around 10 degrees Fahrenheit, we rang in 2018 while our brains froze over and our teeth chattered. And no one, not even our beloved performers and TV personalities, was immune from the cold.
Mariah Carey was back in the saddle for New Year’s Eve this year. She performed live in Times Square, and for the second year in a row, things just didn’t quite go according to plan. It wasn’t the debacle that was her 2016 performance, but it was no walk in the park, either.