The Christmas album reportedly will also include some original materials and will be promoted in partnership with Home Shopping Network (HSN).
Mariah Carey has got a name for her upcoming Christmas studio album. According to Rap-Up, the 40-year-old singer is going to release the effort under the title "Merry Christmas II You". The "II" reportedly is a representation that the album is a follow-up to 1994 "Merry Christmas".
The second holiday album of Carey is expected to be made available for purchase in United States on November 2, around three weeks before the beginning of American Christmas shopping session. Beside listing cover versions of holiday classics, it will also include some original materials.
The album photoshoot reportedly has been done by famed photographer David LaChapelle with the decoration of fake snow, trees and wooden reindeers. As for promotional effort, Carey's manager Chris Lighty said they are partnering with Home Shopping Network (HSN).