Mariah Carey with Backup Dancer Bryan Tanaka on Hawaii Holiday

Mariah Carey with Backup Dancer Bryan Tanaka on Hawaii Holiday 

Posted: 8:12 am Friday, December 2nd, 2016

By Eric "Hollywood" Davis STAR 94.5


Just months after calling it quits with Australian businessman (and now-ex-fiancé) James Packer, the singer seems to have come to the realization that she and dancer Bryan Tanaka belong together — as more than friends!

Tanaka spent a sun-filled Thanksgiving weekend in Hawaii with the singer, and the pair were spotted kissing on the beach a Maui’s Grand Wailea Resort. When Carey wasn’t busy frolicking with her new flame, she relaxed under the sun and cooked up a feast with family and friends, including ex-husband Nick Cannon.

Previously, Packer grew jealous of Carey and Tanaka’s then-professional relationship, reportedly confronting him backstage and banning him from her Caesar’s Palace show one night when he sat out the performance due to an injury.

The budding romance has been heating up in recent months, as the duo has been spotted enjoying date nights around Los Angeles. Also, the dancer stars on Carey’s new reality   show, Mariah’smariah-carey-and-boytoy1 World, which premieres on Dec. 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on E!.