Janet Jackson makes surprise appearance at Billboard Music Awards 2022.
Mary J. Blige receives Icon Award at 2022 Billboard Music Awards
During her acceptance speech, Mary J. Blige thanked her fans, Diddy, 50 Cent, and Dr. Dre for inviting her to perform at the 2022 Super Bowl Halftime Show.
Janet Jackson made a surprise appearance at the Billboard Music Awards 2022 Sunday night to present Mary J. Blige with the Icon Award.
The Five-time Grammy singer, who won the award in 2001, introduced Blige after she received her own standing ovation with a speech that referenced many of her biggest hits, including “Just Fine” and “No More Drama.”
“Her work has always given us comfort because she sings me, she sings you. I reminisce, but i’m not going to cry because even though sometime sit feels like everyday it rains, I’ve got no more drama,” Jackson, 56, said. “I’m just fine with my life, my life, my life, my life in the sunshine.”
Blige, then took the stage to deliver an emotional speech in which she held back tears while thanking her family and celebrity pals and even made mention of her Super Bowl Performance.
“I’m so grateful to have you,” Blige said to her fans at the conclusion of her speech.
Congrats to the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul on her award.