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Mariah Carey Accepts Icon Award At BMI Urban Music Awards

Mariah Carey performing during a concert in Monaco. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, file)

Mariah Carey performing during a concert in Monaco. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, file)

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Mariah Carey was late to the BMI Urban Music Awards, where she was the guest of honor, but that didn’t stop other artists from literally singing her praises.

Fantasia Barrino and Eric Benet were among those who serenaded the star with her own hits. Benet performed “One Sweet Day” and the former “American Idol” sang “Hero” during the private ceremony at the Saban Theatre, where writers, producers and publishers of the year’s top urban hits were recognized Friday. Continue reading “Mariah Carey Accepts Icon Award At BMI Urban Music Awards”