Mary J. Blizzard Officially received the Icon Award 2022 Billboard Music Awards! The previous recipient rewards him Janet Jackson, 55, who called her “one of the most successful female R&B / hip hop artists of the modern age” and praised her ability to “create, explore and practically pioneer the entire musical genre.” In her heartfelt speech at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 15, Mary explained what it means for her to be an icon and find your true love.
Mary J. Blues Receives Her Icon Award at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards (Photo: NBC)
“Wow I’m in a dream now, thank you so much,” he began to look surprised. “Janet Jackson – speaking of icons – you’ve always been one of the biggest inspirations for us growing up,” she continued before warning the show’s producers that her speech was long and not meant to rush her.
“So the way the world is now, I think people think icons are born that way, they become legends overnight – but of course not. Achieving greatness takes a lot of time, hard work and a lot of survival tests and errors, “Mary explained.” And that’s what I’ve always represented. “