NYC concerts: Demi Lovato, Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, more must-see shows

Whether you live and breathe pop, hip-hop or rock music, there's a concert for you.

There's no shortage of high-profile bands and artists slated to perform in NYC, from Jay-Z to Mariah Carey to Sam Smith.

Here's who to see around the city.

Jay-Z (Nov. 26)

Jay-Z will be hitting the road months after welcoming twins with his wife, Beyoncé, to perform tracks off his new album 4:44. Will Blue Ivy get on the stage to rap her part in one of her dad's bonus tracks? Here's hoping. Tickets go on sale July 14 at 10 a.m. (Nov. 26, Barclays Center,

Mariah Carey (Nov. 27-28 and Dec. 4-5)

Does the Christmas Queen ever get tired of singing "All I Want for Christmas Is You?" Let's hope not. She'll be taking her holiday tour on the road this year, instead of keeping her traditional Beacon Theatre run. But she'll be back to NYC for four dates this winter. (Nov. 27 to 28 and Dec. 4 to 5, Beacon Theatre,

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball (Dec. 8)

Treat yourself this holiday season to tickets to the 22nd annual iHeartRadio concert. Former One Directioner Liam Payne and onetime Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello are set as two of the headliners. The lineup for the 12-stop tour hasn't been released yet, but iHeart promises Payne and Cabello will be joined by some of "this year's hottest artists." (Dec. 8, Madison Square Garden,


Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled (March 16)

Demi Lovato is hitting the road with DJ Khaled in 2018 to celebrate the launch of her sixth and latest album "Tell Me You Love Me." The 20-stop tour features only one NYC performance -- in Brooklyn -- but fingers crossed high demand encourages this duo to stick around for a second date this spring. (March 16, Barclays Center,

Pink (April 4)

The "What About Us" singer dropped a brand new single, "Whatever You Want," when she announced her 40-stop tour in October. By the time she hits the road, "Beautiful Trauma" will be released, so you can bet she'll fly across the stage in a harness while belting out some of her seventh studio album's tracks. (April 4, Madison Square Garden,

Lorde (April 4)

Lorde's Barclays Center concert date probably has you dreaming of spring already. The singer's North American "Melodrama" tour brings her to 30 cities in just under a year. Prepare by keeping "Green Light" on repeat until April. (April 4 at 7 p.m., Barclays Center,

Harry Styles (June 21)

The former One Direction star's Sept. 28 Radio City Music Hall show sold out, so he's decided to swing back to NYC in the spring of 2018. (June 21, 2018,

U2 (June 25)

The band will ride out the release of its 14th studio album "Songs of Experience" (Dec. 1) with an "eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE" tour next spring. Hoping to appeal to loyal fans, U2 is hopping on the Ticketmaster Verified Fan experience, allowing those who register to have access to tour tickets Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. (June 25, Madison Square Garden,