Exciting news of Mariah Carey receiving the Icon Award at this year’s Billboard Music Awards was announced Thursday as Carey is set to join the list of prior recipients like Prince, Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion and more. Taking place Wednesday night in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Carey is set to take the stage with a medley of her best hits, which is sure to make for a riveting performance. Looking back upon Carey’s history, it is to no surprise that the superstar will receive the prestigious award.
Since Carey’s 1990 debut, she has been landing on the Billboard charts with multiple hit pop records; Carey’s music hit the charts every year in the 90’s, which made her the only artist to accomplish this feature in any decade. In Carey’s career, she has also placed six albums on the Billboard 200 chart at number one.
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