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Music: Mary J. Blige
Known as the "Queen of Hip-Hop & Soul", Mary Jane Blige was born January 11, 1971 in New York. She is considered one of the most, if not the most successful R&B singer of all time. She has won 9 Grammys and is the only artist to have won Grammys in the pop, rap, R&B and gospel categories. Blige started her musical career in 1992, releasing her multi-platinum debut album, What's the 411?. Her 2009 album, Stronger with each Tear, is her seventh consecutive album to debut at number one on the Billboard Top 100.


  • 1992: What's the 411?
  • 1994: My Life
  • 1997: Share My World
  • 1999: Mary
  • 2001: No More Drama
  • 2003: Love & Life
  • 2005: The Breakthrough
  • 2007: Growing Pains
  • 2009: Stronger with Each Tear
  • 2011: My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1)
  • 2013: A Mary Christmas
  • 2014: The London Sessions

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alternative title(s): Mary J Blige
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