Mary J. Blige
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Mary J. Blige is a singer, songwriter, actress, and philanthropist. She is one the most influential R&B artists of the past 30 years. She is credited with bridging the gap between the soul/R&B music of of the 60's, 70's, and 80's and the "urban contemporary" music of the 90's and 00's.
For almost 20 years she has enjoyed a successful career which has included 9 Grammys, several multi-platinum albums and hit singles. She is known for her impassioned performances, which have played to packed theaters around the world. Billboard has named her the most successful R&B female artist of the last 25 years and Rolling Stone magazine named her one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.