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Billboard just recently shared that they will be honoring Mariah Carey at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with the Icon Award.

In the official press release, it Billboard shares, “The true definition of an icon, Carey has been smashing records since she debuted on the music scene in 1990 with her self-titled album.”

The statement also shared, “Over the next three decades she continued to rule the charts, creating anthems, and snapshots of pop culture history along the way.”

Carey will hit the stage to perform a medley of her greatest hits and accept her award. Past recipients of this honor include Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, Cher, and Janet Jackson.

Kelly Clarkson is set to host the award ceremony at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Ttune into the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at 8 PM EST on NBC on May 1st!

Be sure to head back to Sheen Magazine for the complete list of winners!

 

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