Mariah Carey’s Twins Roc and Roe Present Her Chart Achievement Award at 2023 Billboard Music Awards
For Mariah Carey, Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards was a very particular evening. Not solely was she honored with a particular award, it was introduced to her by two of a very powerful individuals in her life — her adorable 12-year-old twins.
The iconic songstress was celebrated with the Billboard Chart Achievement Award for her megahit monitor “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” which has climbed to the highest spot on the Billboard Hot 100 yearly since 2019, and has spent a complete of 12 weeks within the place total.
Carey’s lovely children, Moroccan and Monroe — whom she shares with ex-husband Nick Cannon — had been available to current their mother with the coveted trophy, which she accepted with glee.
“Congratulations, Mom!” Moroccan and Monroe exclaimed as they handed her the trophy, with the beaming mother gushed, “Thank you babies! Thank you so much. I couldn’t ask for better presenters than Roc and Roe.”
In her acceptance speech, Carey shared, “Billboard has been an integral part of my life for a very long time now. Even though I don’t acknowledge time, I kind of have to admit that some of my most memorable times in my career are connected to Billboard and the BBMAs.”
“One thing I really have to say that I’m really grateful for is the fact that my fans have been here with me,” she added, “through the hits, through the misses, the No. 1s and the Bubbling Unders.”
Carey stated of “All I Want For Christmas Is You” that the tune meant extra to her than actually some other, due to the affect it had on her life.
“This award is particularly 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 never could and imagined I’d be standing here, three months later, accepting a special award for it,” Carey joked, as soon as once more alluding to her refusal to acknowledge the existence of linear time. “So I just want to say thank you to everyone who has allowed this song to be part of their holiday soundtrack each year.”
Carey additionally delivered a special performance of the hit track for Sunday’s BBMAs forward of her acceptance speech. Decked out in a white wintertime ensemble — full with gogo boots — Carey belted out the vacation tune in a decidedly festive routine.
“I’m just super excited to be with the fans and just have an experience with them on the road together,” the 54-year-old songstress stated of her tour, which kicked off Nov. 15 at Yaamava’ Resort & Casino. “It’s getting into the frosty weather soon and all that.”
Carey did not wish to get into an excessive amount of element for danger of spoiling among the enjoyable, however she shared that the present may have quite a lot of surprises for followers. “We start with the Sugar Plum Fairy and go all the way through many holiday hymns and the regular holiday songs, and then some of my songs that I haven’t done in a while,” she divulged, noting that stated tunes are a few of her “other big hit songs.”
Carey’s tour runs by way of Dec. 17 with a giant ultimate efficiency at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Additionally, her twins will be a part of her on the highway and on stage throughout her performances.
“I’m proud of them… They just know so many things and they’re like on top of everything,” Carey says of her 12-year-old twins. “They’re gonna be coming around the country with me and doing their thing, and I’m excited to watch them.”