Carey took home two of the night's top honours, Song of the Year for We Belong Together and Songwriter of the Year, which she shared with Miami-based producers Bigg D and Jim Jonsin.
Songwriting and production team Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and Antonio L.A. Reid were named BMI Icons for an "enduring influence on generations of music makers."
Other big winners included rapper Kanye West, who earned the Producer of the Year title for the second consecutive year, Warner/Chappell Music ...
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