Mariah Carey is to be honored with the Icon Award on the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.
The famous person is among the best-selling artists of all time, having gained 14 Billboard Music Awards, 10 American Music Awards, and 5 Grammy Awards.
Now, Carey is to be feted for her achievements on the Billboard Music Awards on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas on 1 Could.
“The true definition of an icon, Carey has been smashing records since she debuted on the music scene in 1990 along with her self-titled album,” a spokesperson stated. “Over the following three many years, she continued to rule the charts, creating anthems, and snapshots of pop tradition historical past alongside the way in which.”
Carey will take to the stage in the course of the three-hour occasion to simply accept the Icon Award and carry out a medley of her biggest hits.
The Hero singer final carried out on the Billboard Music Awards in 2015, and through the years, has landed six primary albums on the Billboard 200. In December, her fifteenth studio album Warning turned her eighth primary on the Prime R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Carey will be a part of a handful of earlier recipients of the Icon Award, with different stars to obtain the distinguished prize together with Janet Jackson, Cher, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Prince and Stevie Surprise.
The 2019 Billboard Music Awards will probably be hosted by Kelly Clarkson, with it beforehand introduced that Lauren Daigle, Khalid, Panic! on the Disco, Sam Smith, and Normani can be among the many performers.