Pop icon Mariah Carey, who has hadÂ 18 total No. 1s on theÂ Billboard Hot 100 chart will be receiving the Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Honouring the diva for her long-lasting career, awards and achievements as the onlyÂ artistÂ among any soloist to top the chart every year of the 1990â€™s Mariah will be bestowed with the award she long deserved.
"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," press release is reported to have state as per E News "Over the next three decades she continued to rule the charts, creating anthems, and snapshots of pop culture history along the way."
Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, Cher, Janet Jackson are among the few who have been granted this lifetime achievement. The 2019Â Billboard Music Awards which will be hosted by American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson, will air live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 1, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.