Mariah Carey is paying tribute to shows like “American Bandstand” in a video from her upcoming Christmas album.
According to a casting call posted on the Mariah Daily Journal, the diva is shooting the clip today for “Oh Santa,” the first single from Merry Christmas II You. Reportedly the director was looking for an Ed Sullivan or Dick Clark type to play the host in the video.
Mariah’s hubby Nick Cannon announced that the video would be shot at their home on the West coast.
“FYI i’m in NY running my companies & my wife is in our LA house shooting her video for OH SANTA,” Nick tweeted before letting Mariah’s fans know that he’s got no part in the creative vision for the music video. “I am NOT directing., Ur Welcome LAMBS LOL.”
There’s no word on when the video will hit TV and web, but the single for “Oh Santa” will be available for download on iTunes next week.
– Sonya Eskridge