Mariah Carey's Billboard Music Awards Speech Is So Powerful

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On Wednesday night, Mariah Carey—the women, the myth, the legend—received the Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards. To cap the whole thing off, not only did Carey perform a medley of her greatest hits, she also gave a breathtaking speech that left the audience moved. Here's the transcript of Mariah Carey's Billboards speech, (opens in new tab) because you know you wanted to read it in full:

We are all Taylor Swift in this moment, am I right?

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Here's the full video of Mariah's speech. Watch, enjoy, sob a little (just me?).

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#IconMariah began trending during the speech, with much of Twitter raving about her performance and speech.

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Ly always, Mariah.

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