Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie coming to Miami in May 2017

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey says “hello” to Lionel Richie’s myriad fans as the two pop titans team for a concert tour that will bring them to Sunrise’s BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., on May 27.

Pre-sale tickets, at $39.95-$299.95, for Richie’s All the Hits Tour, with Carey as his special guest, go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, for AT&T Thanks program members and 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, for Citi cardholders. General public ticket sales begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Visit and

So why is the “Mariah’s World” star opening for Lionel? The debate can rage all night long.