Mary J Blige Turns 46

Mary J Blige

Today (11 January 2017) the American Hip Hop and Rnb queen that is Mary J Blige turns 46 and she’s still looking fabulous. Mary J began her music career in 1989 as a background singer for Uptown Records. She then went on to release 12 studio albums and has guest featured in over a hundred songs. Blige, has nine Grammy Awards under her belt and has a record of thirty Grammy nominations.

Mary J Blige

Also known as the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. is one of the very few musicians to have eight or more albums to reach platinum. Her album, My Life is regarded as one of the best ever albums to be recorded, this is according to Rolling Stone and many other publications. Apart from a successful music career, Blige also boosts a successful acting career. Some of her more notable films include, I Can Do Bad All By Myself and Rock Of Ages.

Mary J Blige

Mary J. Blige is set to headline the 2017 Cincinnati Music Festival alongside Usher, Anthony Hamilton and many other artists. The festival will take place on July 27 – 29 at Paul Brown Stadium.

Celebrate Mary J’s birthday with some of her biggest hits below.

  1. Wrong Ft. Drake
  2. Stronger
  3. I Am
  4. Family Affair
  5. Without You

Stay up to date with what Mary J gets up to on social media.




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