The nine-time Grammy winner has consistently topped the charts over the decades with more than 50 million albums and 25 million singles sold worldwide. With an impressive catalog of 13 studio albums, BLIGE has established herself as a leading woman in the music landscape, being named Billboard's Most Successful Female R&B Artist of the Past 25 Years, one of VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, and having claimed a spot on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
MARY J. BLIGE's universally known hits such as "Family Affair
," "Be Without You
," and "I'm Goin' Down
" famously married the worlds of hip-hop and R&B, inspiring generations of artists, and resonating with fans worldwide. Her 13th
studio album The London Sessions
(2014) was inspired by Disclosure and other genre-blurring artists from the U.K., including collaborations with Sam Smith, Naughty Boy, Emeli Sandé, and of course, Disclosure on track "Follow
MARY's upcoming album Strength of a Woman
(slated for a December release on Capitol/Universal) will be her first in 2 years
. The just-debuted single from the album "Thick Of It
," which MARY called a "song so personal it's almost painful to let it out", teases the powerful and much-anticipated 2016 release, which will also feature a Kanye West collaboration.
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