Mariah Carey Here's What Happened On NYE ... Straight From Me

1/8/2017 11:08 AM PST

Mariah Carey Explains NYE Performance In Her Own Words

Mariah Carey's bungled NYE performance cannot be better explained by anyone better ... than Mariah Carey.

Mimi posted an audio clip Sunday describing what went down -- and it matches up exactly with TMZ's reporting. She makes it clear... "they foiled me."

Hear her take for yourself ... straight from the horse's mouth.