Mariah Carey gets 2019 Icon Award for BBMA

Mariah Carey singing at her Caution World Tour show in Dallas. Photo: mariahcarey/Instagram

Mariah Carey Shows Appreciation for Receiving the Icon Award for the 2019 BMAs

Mariah Carey is getting ready for her special moment for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. See what the singer had to say here!

Mariah Carey the queen of pop, is being honored for years of music at The 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Carey will take home this years Icon Award and perform a medley of her biggest hits.

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Mariah Carey. Photo: mariahcarey/Instagram

The previous recipients of the Icon Award include Jennifer Lopez, Janet Jackson, among other talented artists. Carey has had 18 hit songs on the Billboard charts since 1990. According to Billboard, the singer is the only soloist to top the chart in every year of any decade.

On April 27th, The hit artist tweeted, “Seriously though, thank you @billboard @BBMAs for the attention to detail, the impeccable selection of contributors, for actually giving a *bleep* (choose expletive of choice), for all the hard work putting this together and for truly getting me! ❤️”

Carey also showed her social media followers a picture that was sent to her while she was in rehearsals for her BBMA performance. Carey called the promotion for the event in Times Square “pretty darn cool.” We couldn’t agree more!

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Mariah Carey featured in The 2019 Billboard Music Award promo in Time Square. Photo: mariahcarey/Instagram

She recently announced on Instagram that fans will be able to a social media template by Unfold to make their own posts about the singer.

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Mariah Carey shows off her BMA themed social media filter by Unfold. Photo: mariahcarey/Instagram

Watch her hit the stage and receive her Icon Award tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC!

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