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Triumphant: Mariah Carey Receives BMI Icon Award

Published: Saturday 8th Sep 2012 by Sam

For all her vocal prowess, Mariah Carey also serves as one of the music industry’s most seasoned and successful songwriters; a status which earned her the Icon Award last night at the BMI Urban Awards in Los Angeles.

The star-studded affair saw the likes of Fantasia and Joe celebrate the 42 year old diva with rendition of some of her biggest hits – including ‘Hero’ and ‘We Belong Together’.

Check out more pics from the night below. What’s more, That Grape Juice were in the house at the event, so be sure to keep it locked for exclusive red carpet interviews.

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  1. Shaquinisha-rose September 8, 2012
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    Getting the recognition she deserves!!!

    Cannot wait to watch these performances. =)

  2. A September 8, 2012
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    Was Brandy at the event, as reported?

  3. Phoenix girl September 8, 2012
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    I love Mimi hair like she’s need to revamp
    Her style love her natral curls and yah she deserves the award !!! Get em Mimi

  4. Reece Davis September 8, 2012
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    If I’m not mistaken she’s (co-)written every song on each one of her albums (excluding covers) she truly deserves this award. Get ’em!

  5. i’m not throwing shade, but… September 8, 2012
    +0

    Fantasia looks nice in the pictures. Really looking forward to a new album from her…. soon!

  6. Honestly September 8, 2012
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    They are trying to honor her but they choose fantasia to sing. That is more like dishonoring. I would have any basic chick sing my song before I allow fantasia to growl and scream all over it.

  7. Todd September 8, 2012
    +0

    Finally!Get it Queen!

  8. THE GAME September 8, 2012
    +0

    Dead @ Tasia dramatic ass!

    Where are the videos???

  9. MC September 8, 2012
    +0

    Congrats Mimi! Much deserved and much needed. 🙂

  10. OH MY GOSH…. GOOGLE KELSNETWORK AN SEE WHAT HAPPENS! September 8, 2012
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    Go MIMI! Congrats!

  11. Shae September 8, 2012
    +0

    in my darkest hours i put on fly like a bird and it always heals thank you mariah these hating ass people do not realize how gifted you are. singer and songwriter .

    i love your music

    • Boi I tell ya!!!! September 8, 2012
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      I’m co-signing that…being It was my favorite on the entire Album… It exemplified every crook and nanny of inspirational message truly soul filled!!! Okkk…lol!!!

  12. Benron (King Of The Navy) September 8, 2012
    +0

    Mariah looks nice, who would guess she is 42?

    • RICHNBLACK11(BEYONCE KEEP EM MAD) September 8, 2012
      +0

      stop lying you know she looks a mess….Hello Mrs Piggy where is Kermit lmao.

      • theman September 8, 2012
        +0

        Hater ^^^^^ pay them no attention…..

  13. MooRiah Sucks! (PIGRIAH CAREY HATER) September 8, 2012
    +0

    WHAT A FAT S***! This B**** IS F****** HORRIBLE. OF COURSE THEY WOULD GIVE MARIAH A BMI AWARD, HER BODY MASS INDEX IS 100+…

    THAT ADULTERIZING W**** NEEDS TO GET HERSELF OUT OF MUSIC, CANT YOU SEE NOBODY WANTS YOU? YOUR PAST 12 SINGLES FLOP AND SO DID YOU’RE PAST ALBUM! W****!

    • Hassan September 8, 2012
      +0

      LOL where are u and where is Mariah? Even if 20 of her albums and singles flop her legacy will still live on!

    • MC September 8, 2012
      +0

      lol have a nice day hating boo boo….lol I know who you are by the way, because you have the same avi as @Benron lol what a wuss! Don’t have to guts to post under your regular name? Mariah is so important to you that you dedicated your life to her, too bad she has no idea of your pathetic existence.

  14. MC the place to be!! September 8, 2012
    +0

    one song “close my eyes” touches me ill always love mariah for that song!!

  15. JohnVidal(RIP Whitney-truegreat) September 8, 2012
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    Congrats to this TRUE Songwriter, you know what I mean… 🙂

  16. Suicide Blonde September 8, 2012
    +0

    Finally!…a decent post in this site, congrats to Mariah, she deserves it.

  17. RICHNBLACK11(BEYONCE KEEP EM MAD) September 8, 2012
    +0

    Why is she looking like Mrs Piggy ….I can’t with MC congrats hun even tho she can’t sing anymore no hate just FACTS

    • MC September 8, 2012
      +0

      The fact that you focused on Materialistic things show that you are a pathetic person. I could, myself, point out that Beyonce’s weave looks like my old ragged mop and that that she is as exciting and interesting as raw clam. Let’s not forget that she can barely form sentences and is very fake.

      • RICHNBLACK11(BEYONCE KEEP EM MAD) September 8, 2012
        +0

        And you say that to say what?

      • theman September 8, 2012
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        Mariah can sang, and she looks great !

      • RICHNBLACK11(BEYONCE KEEP EM MAD) September 8, 2012
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        @theman

        Not like she use too

      • MC September 8, 2012
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        @RICHNBLACK11(BEYONCE KEEP EM MAD)
        Well boo, lets just keep it at your fave stans for my fave, okay? Great.

  18. JER September 8, 2012
    +0

    She looks great. Serving Debut Era thickness REALNESS

  19. Smurf September 8, 2012
    +0

    The ‘lamb’ is looking more and more like a lamb chop.
    hmm

    • mobwife September 8, 2012
      +0

      LOL….STOP IT!! 🙂

  20. mobwife September 8, 2012
    +0

    Get it MiMi! 🙂

  21. Foreal… September 9, 2012
    +0

    Very much deserved.. She shitting on h*** still.. People can really say whatever they want but look at her status.. I bet more than half the people that have neg s*** to say arent really doing what they want in life workin 9 to 5 makin minimum wage.. lol take a seat, stop hating and start appreciiating..

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