The 43-year-old mother of two appeared on stage wearing a black, cleavage-bearing Balmain gown and black gloves. Carey sat on top of a grand piano for a sultry debut performance of her new single, "You're Mine," which drops Valentine's Day.
Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Ludacris and Smokey Robinson attended the event, which also honored Motown founder Berry Gordy and Ice Cube at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C.
Carey is famously confident about her figure. The "Heartbreaker" singer recently shared a photo of herself in a gold bikini.