Mariah CareyHer 12-year-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan, presented her with the Chart Achievement Award at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, November 19.
Carey, 54, performed “All I Want for Christmas Is You” for the first time at the awards show. Choreographer (f Gray’s Anatomy a star) Debbie Allen It created a stunning winter wonderland of skaters dancing around Carrie as she hit the putt. Meanwhile, Monroe and Moroccan sat off to the side during the performance. They took center stage when Carrie received her gold statue.
“Congratulations, mom!” They both said as they presented the cup to her.
“Thank you, children,” she said. “Thank you so much. I couldn’t ask for better presenters than Rock and Rowe. Thank you guys.
The singer, who shares her children with her ex-husband Nick Cannontouched on her long history with Billboard during her acceptance speech.
“Billboard has been an integral part of my life for a very long time now,” Carey said. “Even though I’m not a time snob, I have to admit that some of the most memorable times in my career are tied to the Billboard and the BBMAs. The only thing I have to say that I’m really grateful for is the fact that my fans have been here with me through the hits, and from Through Failures, Number 1 and Bubbling Unders.
The award honors her popular holiday song, which has climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 every year since 2019. This is an especially impressive feat for a song that debuted in 1994.
“I love you so much, this award is so special to me because the song itself changed my entire life. When I first sat down to write ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’, I could never have imagined that I would be standing here three months later, accepting a special award for that,” she said. she joked, making the audience laugh.
“So I just want to thank everyone who allows this song to be part of their holiday soundtrack every year,” Carey added. “I am so honored to receive this award for this little song’s achievements in the charts, but the greatest accomplishment for me is being here with all of you and feeling the love that only music can generate.”
Carey’s appearance with her kids at the BBMAs comes after Monroe performed at her mother’s sold-out holiday bash in Los Angeles on Friday, November 17. She joined Carey to perform “Jesus Born on This Day” and also showed off her skills during a cover of The Waitresses’ “Christmas Wrapping,” according to footage posted on social media. Kim kardashian.