Mariah Carey will receive the Icon Award at this year’s Billboards

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It was about time for Mariah Carey to receive a big honour and it looks like it will happen at this year’s Billboard Awards ceremony, where the RnB singer will be awarded the prestigious Icon Award.

Mariah is expected to perform a medley of her biggest hits, after receiving the distinction, which will put her in a select circle.

In the past, names like Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, Neil Diamond, Cher, or Celine Dion have been awarded the Icon.

“It’s really about a great support system and working with people who understand and try to create a good environment. Hopefully, those people will also understand stress is really a killer. When we have lost some of our greatest, it’s really taken a toll on me, as someone who grew up watching them and being inspired by them,” Mariah Carey said, when she was asked how she managed to last for so many years in the music industry.