Mariah Carey was honored Thursday night with the Music Special International Award at Britain's Ivor Novello Awards. In her message of acceptance, she said, "I rarely get acknowledged for my songwriting, which is the core of who I am, so thank you so much for this incredible, incredible honor."
Mimi is beginning a two-week European tour. She'll play London's Royal Albert Hall tomorrow night (Saturday). Though she has no U.S. shows on tap for the summer, she'll be in Quebec City, Quebec on July 11th. (NME)