July 19, 2012 |
Mariah Carey will be crowned a “BMI Icon” at the BMI Urban Awards on Sept. 7 in Beverly Hills. Previous honorees include James Brown, Little Richard, Al Green, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton and Snoop Dogg. Each year, one songwriter affiliated with the publishing rights organization is singled out as a BMI Icon for his or her “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” The award ceremony also recognizes other BMI songwriters whose works have made a significant impact on pop music in the previous year.
February 19, 2013 |
Remember when Mariah Carey was, more than anything else, a singer? Today, music is just one of the pop/soul diva's many pursuits, an occupation on equal footing with her judge's gig on "American Idol" and the hours she spends posting tubby-time pictures on Twitter. (She's also expected to appear this year in "The Butler" by director Lee Daniels, who cast her in "Precious. ") As recently as the mid-2000s, though, Carey seemed fully invested in the business of making (and promoting)
September 10, 2012 |
Mariah Carey, Drake, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj all took home top honors at BMI's Urban Awards in Beverly Hills on Friday. Carey accepted the night's most prestigious honor, the BMI Icon Award, for her “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” She has had 18 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, tying Elvis Presley among solo acts and behind only the Beatles, whose singles made it to the top of the chart 20 times....
December 16, 2009
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Gibson Amphitheatre: Celtic Woman, May 6 (now); Mariah Carey, Feb. 23; Experience Hendrix Tour, March 5 (Sat.) Hollywood Palladium: Justin Bieber, Feb. 14; Alice in Chains, Feb. 13 (Fri.) Wiltern: Killswitch Engage, March 6 (Thurs.) Avalon: Jamie Cullum, March 25 (Fri.) Grove of Anaheim: Straight No Chaser, May 12 (Fri.) House of Blues: Kreator, March 23 (Thurs.
July 23, 2012 |
Release the high notes! Mariah Carey indeed will be joining "American Idol" as a judge. The songstress had been rumored to be nearing a deal over the weekend to join the Fox competition series. When addressing reporters at the Television Critics Assn. press tour on Monday, Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly put the rumors to rest, saying a deal had just been reached with Carey. And then he let Carey speak for herself, putting the 42-year-old belter on speakerphone. PHOTOS: 'American Idol' judges through the years "Yay!
October 7, 2013 |
Jermaine Dupri is responsible for some of Mariah Carey's most undeniable hits -- “We Belong Together,” “Always Be My Baby” and “Shake It Off,” to name a few -- and now he will guide her career too. The hitmaker, and Carey's longtime friend and collaborator, will take over management duties, a representative for Carey announced Monday. The singer was previously managed by another longtime collaborator, Randy Jackson. "A multi-talented artist of Mariah's caliber should be doing everything imaginable.