Mariah Carey CANCEL her next tour of Australia

Heartbreaker! Mariah Carey has CANCELED her next tour of Australia due to a "programming conflict", after having delayed the dates of the concerts at the end of last year.

Mariah Carey was originally going to tour Australia in February of this year, before pushing the dates through October.

But now, the pop diva has completely canceled her next trip Down Under.

In a surprise statement released on Thursday, the 48-year-old woman said "it was with much regret". that would not show up in the country, blaming the cancellation of a & # 39; scheduling conflict & # 39;

Heartbreaker! Mariah Carey has CANCELED her next tour of Australia due to a "programming conflict", after having delayed the dates of the concerts at the end of last year.

Heartbreaker! Mariah Carey has CANCELED her next tour of Australia due to a "programming conflict", after having delayed the dates of the concerts at the end of last year.

In addition to canceling shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Sandstone Point, Queensland, Mariah also pulled out of a show in New Zealand that was scheduled for September 7.

"It is with much regret that I can not visit Australia and New Zealand later this year, however, I promise to find new dates soon," Mariah said in her statement.

She added: "I've been working on new music and I can not wait to share it with you later this year."

"It is with great regret that I can not visit Australia and New Zealand later this year, however I promise to find new dates soon:" Mariah announced the cancellation on Thursday

Promoters of the MJR Presents tour also released a statement that said: "We are disappointed that Mariah's shows have been canceled, but we hope to hear her new material soon."

"Full refunds will be granted to all ticket holders from their original point of purchase and we apologize for the inconvenience to fans and ticket holders."

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Mariah Carey's publicists for more information.

In addition to canceling shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Sandstone Point, Queensland, Mariah also pulled out of a show in New Zealand that was scheduled for September 7.

In addition to canceling shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Sandstone Point, Queensland, Mariah also pulled out of a show in New Zealand that was scheduled for September 7.

In addition to canceling shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Sandstone Point, Queensland, Mariah also pulled out of a show in New Zealand that was scheduled for September 7.

Mariah's tour of Australia was initially scheduled for February this year.

However, last December, he announced that he would push the dates until October, promising a "much bigger tour".

The Grammy-winning diva was presented for the last time in Australia at an end-of-the-year party at the Crown Casino in Melbourne in 2015.

"I promise to look for new dates soon": Mariah was presented for the last time in Australia in 2015 (Photo earlier this year in New York)

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