mary j. blige

Mary J. Blige and RØMANS Get to ‘Overthinking’ on Their New Single

RØMANS is best known for his behind-the-scenes songwriting work with acts such as Disclosure, Gorgon City, Kwabs, and more. Mary J. Blige is best known…
Brennan Carley / April 18, 2016

Puff Daddy Will Head Up All-Star Tribute Show to Notorious B.I.G. in Brooklyn

Puff Daddy has been teasing a Bad Boy Entertainment reunion tour, and the kickoff has been announced: BBE artists will perform May 20 at Brooklyn's Barclays…
Anna Gaca / March 30, 2016

‘The Wiz Live!’ Brought 11 Million Viewers to NBC Last Night

Update: If you missed The Wiz, it's now available to stream on Hulu. You can also wait until Satruday, December 19, when NBC will rerun the broadcast at 8…
Brennan Carley / December 4, 2015

Mary J. Blige Is Getting Her Own Beats 1 Show

The iconic Mary J. Blige is getting her very own Beats 1 show, joining the likes of HAIM, Major Lazer, and Eric Prydz. The London…
James Grebey / November 5, 2015

Taylor Swift Joined Onstage by Mary J. Blige, Chris Rock, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder

Taylor Swift, we love you, but this is getting a little ridiculous. She may not yet have brought out a hologram of Maya Angelou, but…
Harley Brown / August 23, 2015

Mary J. Blige Guest Starred on ‘Empire,’ Dropped Her Stunning ‘Doubt’ Video

Get ready to get weepy: after guest starring on last night's emotionally heavy episode of Empire — hear her duet with Terrence Howard, "Shake Down," here — Mary…
Brennan Carley / March 12, 2015

Mary J. Blige Sheds Spotlight on Domestic Violence in ‘Whole Damn Year’ Video

Mary J. Blige has taken a risk with her new album, The London Sessions, a sonically adventurous project from the reigning Queen of Soul that…
Brennan Carley / December 2, 2014

Review: Mary J. Blige’s Organic, Heartfelt ‘London Sessions’

Over the past decade, Mary J. Blige has proven her ability to cloak herself in the sounds of the moment, which is why it's hard…
Brennan Carley / December 1, 2014

Mary J. Blige Gets Vulnerable in Live ‘Therapy’ Performance

In an effort to reclaim her own musical narrative last summer, Mary J. Blige jetted off to London to work with Sam Smith, Disclosure, and…
Brennan Carley / November 24, 2014

‘Follow’ Mary J. Blige to Electro-Soul Heaven on New Disclosure Collaboration

Mary J. Blige, who is readying The London Sessions for a December 2 release, has unveiled the second of two collabs with English electronic duo…
Rachel Brodsky / November 19, 2014

Jess Glynne Pays Homage to Mary J. Blige on ‘Real Love’ Cover

Earlier this month, Clean Bandit released their second duet with British up-and-comer Jess Glynne, entitled "Real Love." As part of a BBC Radio 1Xtra performance…
Brennan Carley / October 15, 2014

Disclosure and Mary J. Blige’s ‘F for You’ Sounds Even Better Live

Disclosure and Mary J. Blige continued their wonderful and somewhat unexpected musical alliance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. The Queen of R&B joined the house…
James Grebey / October 3, 2014

Mary J. Blige Has ‘Nobody’ Else But Sam Smith

Well, well, Mary J. Blige's upcoming London Sessions album is taking pretty spectacular shape. So far we've heard a cut produced by Disclosure ("got my drink…
Brennan Carley / October 1, 2014

Mary J. Blige Calls Sam Smith Up for Some ‘Therapy’

Mary J. Blige is opening the book on her life in new and exciting ways these days, gearing up for the November 24 release of…
Brennan Carley / September 23, 2014

Mary J. Blige Gets Emotionally K.O.’d for a ‘Whole Damn Year’

It might have been her growing relationship with English dance superstars Disclosure that helped lead to Mary J. Blige decamping to the UK for her…
Andrew Unterberger / September 22, 2014

Mary J. Blige’s ‘London Sessions’ Trailer Features a Very Bearded Sam Smith

Mary J. Blige likes London so much that she named an album after it. This morning, the trailer for that album —The London Sessions, set…
Brennan Carley / September 9, 2014

Mary J. Blige, Disclosure, Sam Smith Team For Soul-House Banger ‘Right Now’

After appearing on a remix of Disclosure's "F For You" and showing up at a Sam Smith show, Mary J. Blige has apparently fostered a…
Colin Joyce / September 6, 2014

Watch Mary J. Blige Duet With Sam Smith for ‘Stay With Me’

U.K. crooner Sam Smith has outdone his performance on Saturday Night Live. Back in March, the 22-year-old Essex native belted out "Stay With Me" alongside a…
Elissa Stolman / June 18, 2014

Frank Ocean Should Beat ‘Inception’-Style Copyright Lawsuit

Even Frank Ocean's legal problems go deep. A new lawsuit accuses the Beyoncé collaborator of copyright infringement of Xzibit-meme proportions. But the case might not…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2014

Mary J. Blige Takes Disclosure to Church in ‘F for You’ Video

Disclosure's Settle amply showcases the brotherly London dance-pop duo's savviness for guest vocalists, but their new collaboration with Mary J. Blige brings a different energy.
Marc Hogan / January 23, 2014
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