Mariah Carey received the Icon Award at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.
Before accepting the honor, Mimi took to the stage to perform a medley of her new single “A No No” and several of her Billboard Hot 100 #1 hits.
Recounting how she turned to music to save her life, Mariah thanked Billboard and her fans “who are unlike any other entity I have ever known. They have lifted me out of the depths of hell and brought be back with their devotion and love.”
Watch her moving speech below.
— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) May 2, 2019