Mariah Carey takes a glamorous ride on the 1 train

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US singer Mariah Carey arrives to receive an award during the World Music Awards at Monte Carlo Sporting Club, on May 27, 2014 in Monaco. (VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (PIX11) – Pop diva Mariah Carey was hosting a Fresh Air Gala in New York City Thursday night and decided she was going to slum it in a taxi, subway train and on foot.  Being Mariah Carey, she was, of course, not dressed like your average New Yorker.

Looking like more like Cinderella than a 1 train-straphanger, Carey, accompanied by Jermaine Dupri, luckily documented the magical evening on social media.

#NYC #YellowCab:

Uh oh, steer clear of those filthy trash bags:

Dirty New York City pavement offsets her sparkle and shine:

New Yorkers love Mariah Carey:

Here she is descending into the unknown:

Finally, on the 1 train:


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