AceShowbiz - %cMariah Carey%'s record deal is reportedly in big trouble after the head of her record label was abruptly fired. The "All I Want for Christmas Is You" hitmaker may postpone the release of her upcoming album.
"Antonio 'L.A.' Reid was fired from Epic records and he is Mariah's biggest fan," sources tell Naughty Gossip, "He brought her to the label in 2015 after she had a few rocky years. Last month, Reid and the label announced a joint partnership with the singer to release a new album later this year under her own Butterfly MC Records imprint. But now that he is gone, her future is uncertain. Mariah doesn't sell like she once did and she isn't cheap."
Back in April, Mariah announced her fifteenth studio album to be released later this year after renewed a deal with Epic Records. "I am putting my heart and soul into making more music. I am so thrilled for this next chapter and to continue working with, and for, everyone that I love," she said in a press release.
L.A. Reid added, "To continue working with Mariah Carey at Epic has been another rewarding chapter of my career. Mariah's incomparable talents as a singer, with her vocal range that is nothing short of legendary, are matched by her brilliance as a songwriter, producer and performer pas excellence. Mariah's chart records have established her enduring place in music history, a position that is cherished and supported by her loyal fans worldwide. I look forward upon all of Mariah's success for years to come."