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Mariah Carey named BMI Icon

Singer to be feted at Sept. 7 ceremony

Mariah Carey will receive BMI’s Icon Award at the performing rights org’s Urban Music Awards, to be held on Sept. 7.

The kudo, which has previously gone to the likes of James Brown, the Jacksons, George Clinton and Isaac Hayes, will be presented to Carey during a ceremony at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills.

One of the best-selling solo artists of all time, Carey has received 30 individual awards from BMI over her two-decade career, in addition to her five Grammys.

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