Mariah Carey was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and pictures and video of the ceremony, which you can see right here, are going viral. The legendary pop music diva is luminously beautiful in the California sun as she has her special moment.

Mariah Carey

Photo: Mariah Carey
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It may come as a surprise that after all these years, Mariah Carey did not yet have a star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, but yet that was exactly the case and as you can see in in pictures below, her four-year-old son Morocco was determined to share the spotlight she received the 2,556th star.

In fact, the young child, had to be taken away so the ceremony and photo taking could continue. Her daughter, and Morocco’s twin, Monroe, was content to stay on the sidelines till called and you can see adorable pics of the diva with both of her twins below.

But despite the endearing photo crashing, the ceremony went on, and let’s say it’s arguably a bit overdue. After all, how many millions of records does one have to sell around the world, and how many No. 1 hit singles does a singer have to have to get a star? In her case, more than 200 million and 18, respectively. Yes, more than a bit overdue!

As for the speakers who were there at the ceremony on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Argyle Avenue to honor her for her numerous achievements, among them were the music industry titan and Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid who had high words of praise for her. Likewise, the famed director Lee Daniels, who directed her in ‘Precious,’ and she will be among the guest stars on the upcoming season of his hit series, ‘Empire’ on Fox. Also attending, director Brett Ratner, and BET president of programming Stephen Hill

For her part, the legendary artist herself was luminously beautiful underneath the hot sun as she took to the stage with both her twins, she said of the honor, ““Oh my God, this is so overwhelming and emotional. You’re making me cry. This is a huge honor and a dream come true.”

Check out the many pictures and the video below, as Mariah Carey receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!

Photos: Mariah Carey
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