The 2019 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC
Carey is only the eighth artist to ever receive the icon award at the Billboard Music Awards, following: Neil Diamond (2011), Stevie Wonder (2012), Prince (2013), Jennifer Lopez (2014), Céline Dion (2016), Cher (2017) and Janet Jackson (2018).
The five-time Grammy winner joins a star-studded lineup of chart-toppers heading to MGM Grand Garden Arena in Sin City where, for the second year, Kelly Clarkson will host the show and perform. Lauren Daigle, Khalid, Panic! At The Disco and Sam Smith and Normani have also been announced as performers.
The 2019 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.