Mariah Carey to receive icon gong at Billboard Music Awards
Cape Town - Mariah Carey – aka the songbird supreme because of her five-octave powerful vocal range, according to the Guinness World Records – will receive the Billboard Music Awards’ icon award in recognition of her contribution to the music industry.
According to the Billboard Music Awards, Mimi is not only set to receive this prestigious gong, but she’ll also perform a medley of her hits that have powered her 30-year career. Taking to Twitter, the 49-year-old shared the exciting news with her fans via a promo clip compiled by the Billboard Music Awards.
“Thank you so much @billboard @BBMAs. See you May 1st!” she captioned the post.