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Mariah Carey cancels opening shows of Christmas tour

Mariah Carey's cancelled the first few shows of her upcoming tour after getting a respiratory infection.

The singer says the news is 'bleak', but that she has to follow her doctor's orders and rest.

Carey was supposed to kick off her tour this Friday in Windsor, Ontario, at The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor. 

Her website now shows her tour starting Nov. 27 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. It is scheduled to run through Dec. 22 at the Colosseum in Las Vegas. 

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