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Mariah Carey’s Boyfriend, Bryan Tanaka Sends Sweet Shout Out After Inspiring 2019 Billboard Music Awards Speech

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Mariah Carey BBMAs 2019 Performance Photos

Mariah Carey gave one heck of a speech at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards!

The Hero singer graced the 2019 BBMAs on May 1st in Las Vegas. This was definitely Mimi’s night.

She stepped out in a long black sparkling gown giving the live audience and viewers at home just what they had been waiting for. The 49 year old songstress sang a medley of her greatest hits including “Hero,” “Always Be My Baby,” “Emotions,” “We Belong Together,” and more.

Her adorable twins, Roc and Roe who turned 8 years old the day before were in the audience watching in amazement at their mother doing what she does best!

Mariah Carey’s 2019 BMA’s Performance – Watch

Mariah Carey Receives the Icon Award

MC was honored with the prestigious Icon Award, presented by ‘American Idol’ alum Jennifer Hudson. When MC stepped on the stage, she delivered quite the encouraging and inspiration speech.

“I was that lost interracial child who had a lot of ‘nerve’ to believe I could succeed at anything at all in this world but I did believe because I had to,” said Carey. “The truth is, I’ve dedicated my life to my music.”

Bryan Tanaka Gives Sweet Shout Out to Mariah

Mariah Carey & Bryan Tanaka Celebrates Birthday 2019

Mariah Carey’s boyfriend of 3 years, Bryan Tanaka took to Instagram today posting an encouraging message and words of praise.

I can’t express how happy I am for you. You work so hard, where so many hats, are the best Mommy, and you do it all with elegance and grace. Watching your performance and acceptance speech brought me to tears. Happy tears. Tears of joy and proudness. You cease to amaze me and I’m just so happy for you! You deserve this and so much more!
This was along time coming but God planned it this way. Your journey, your festive spirit, and your enduring love will be forever inspiring. I love you. Congratulations ICON!!!
” said Tanaka.

Watch Mariah Carey’s 2019 Billboard Music Awards Speech

Photos of Mariah Carey at 2019 Billboard Music Awards


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