Mariah Carey, also known as the Queen of Christmas, showcased the first-ever awards show performance of her iconic hit song 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' at the Billboard Music Awards 2023 on Sunday. The 54-year-old songstress made a grand entrance onstage, arriving via a red swing, delivering a truly festive performance.
The hitmaker stole the show in a stunning white mini dress, sporting matching tights and knee-high boots. Mariah's golden waves were elegantly pulled up into a high ponytail, adorned with white sunglasses. Her magical set featured an ice skating rink and a warmly lit house in the backdrop.
Joining her on stage were her twins, Moroccan and Monroe, aged 12, who participated in the holiday-themed performance. The proud mom later received the Billboard Chart Achievement Award from her children, who also danced along while watching their famous mother perform.
As the evening progressed, other noteworthy performances included Karol G and Bebe Rexha. Karol G kicked off the event with a sizzling performance of her songs, while Bebe Rexha stunned the audience with her songs 'I'm Good (Blue)' and 'One In a Million' alongside David Guetta.
The Billboard Music Awards 2023 took place at various locations, with Mariah Carey's performance showcased at the Culver Studios in Culver City. Throughout her acceptance speech, Mariah expressed her gratitude towards Billboard and her fans for their continuous support throughout her career.
Taylor Swift emerged as a major winner of the night, receiving a total of 10 Billboard Awards, including the highest honor, Top Artist. The pop star sent in a video message expressing her gratitude to her fans for making her Eras Tour a magical experience.
The evening was filled with memorable performances, exciting wins, and heartfelt acknowledgments. Mariah Carey's performance of 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' left a lasting impression, reminding everyone why she is considered the Queen of Christmas and solidifying the song's iconic status.