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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

    Getting the recognition she deserves!!!

    Cannot wait to watch these performances. =)

  2. A September 8, 2012

    Was Brandy at the event, as reported?

  3. Phoenix girl September 8, 2012

    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

    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

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

  6. Honestly September 8, 2012

    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

    Finally!Get it Queen!

  8. THE GAME September 8, 2012

    Dead @ Tasia dramatic ass!

    Where are the videos???

  9. MC September 8, 2012

    Congrats Mimi! Much deserved and much needed. πŸ™‚

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

    Go MIMI! Congrats!

  11. Shae September 8, 2012

    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

      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

    Mariah looks nice, who would guess she is 42?

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

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

      • theman September 8, 2012

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

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

    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

      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

      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

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

  15. JohnVidal(RIP Whitney-truegreat) September 8, 2012

    Congrats to this TRUE Songwriter, you know what I mean… πŸ™‚

  16. Suicide Blonde September 8, 2012

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

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

    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

      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

        And you say that to say what?

      • theman September 8, 2012

        Mariah can sang, and she looks great !

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

        @theman

        Not like she use too

      • MC September 8, 2012

        @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

    She looks great. Serving Debut Era thickness REALNESS

  19. Smurf September 8, 2012

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

    • mobwife September 8, 2012

      LOL….STOP IT!! πŸ™‚

  20. mobwife September 8, 2012

    Get it MiMi! πŸ™‚

  21. Foreal… September 9, 2012

    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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