mary j. blige

Oscars 2018: Watch Mary J. Blige Perform “Mighty River”

Mary J. Blige gave an intense, heartfelt performance of her song "Mighty River" tonight at the Oscars. The single, which comes from this year's film…
Rob Arcand / March 4, 2018

There’s Never Been a Better Selection of Celebrities Than at Ellen Degeneres’ 60th Birthday Party

It feels like just two weeks ago Ellen Degeneres received a namesake gorilla sanctuary in Rwanda for her 60th birthday, but she's not done celebrating yet. On Saturday (February…
Anna Gaca / February 13, 2018

Mary J. Blige to Star in Netflix Adaptation of Gerard Way’s Graphic Novel Series Umbrella Academy

Mary J. Blige is adding on to her filmography with a role in the upcoming Netflix series Umbrella Academy, a show adapted from the graphic novel…
Monique Melendez / February 12, 2018

Oscars 2018: Mary J. Blige, Sufjan Stevens, Jonny Greenwood, and Common Earn Nominations

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced this morning, and among the actors, directors, and technicians who stand to win the film industry's most prestigious award are…
Jordan Freiman / January 23, 2018

Action Bronson — “I’m Going Down” (Rose Royce Cover)

Action Bronson has released a cover of Rose Royce's "I'm Going Down" for Spotify's Singles series. "I'm not a singer, so I'm gonna give the best vocal…
Monique Melendez / January 12, 2018

The 30 Best ’90s R&B Songs

The ‘90s may be the last decade when R&B, not hip-hop, was the dominant force in black music. Innovation abounded, with New Jack Swing giving…

Video: Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman”

Mary J. Blige has released a video for the title track of her latest album Strength of a Woman. The aesthetic is just as decadent as the…
Brian Josephs / June 12, 2017

New Book: Saddam Hussein Loved Mary J. Blige

In his new book The Prisoner in His Palace: Saddam Hussein, His American Guards, and What History Leaves Unsaid, Will Bardenwerper shares all sorts of…
Taylor Berman / June 2, 2017

Video: Mary J. Blige – “Love Yourself” ft. A$AP Rocky

Almost a month after dropping her latest album Strength of a Woman, Mary J. Blige has released the video for the project's standout "Love Yourself." The clip,…
Brian Josephs / May 26, 2017

Mary J. Blige Thrives With Kaytranada and BADBADNOTGOOD on “Telling the Truth”

There are many gravity-shifting R&B artists who refuse to suture their emotional wounds. What makes Mary J. Blige one of the genre's most compelling voices is…
Brian Josephs / April 28, 2017

Stream Mary J. Blige’s Strength of a Woman, Featuring Kanye West, Quavo, Kaytranada, and More

Mary J. Blige, ever a constant in the impermanent world of music, has come through with her latest album, Strength of a Woman. The R&B icon had previously released two…
Ian Servantes / April 28, 2017

Diana Ross to Open, Chance the Rapper to Close as 2017 Essence Festival Reveals Nightly Lineup

Making their first Essence Festival appearances, Diana Ross and Chance the Rapper will open and close the annual concert series, respectively, at the Superdome in New Orleans (June 30-July…
Gail Mitchell, Billboard / April 6, 2017

New Music: Mary J. Blige – “Love Yourself” ft. Kanye West

Hours after revealing the track list for the upcoming Strength of a Woman, Mary J. Blige dropped her latest cut, "Love Yourself." The song features hip-hop's…
Brian Josephs / March 31, 2017

The Track List For Mary J. Blige’s New Album Looks Really Good

Mary J. Blige is coming out with her new album Strength of a Woman on April 28. Unlike her previous album The London Sessions, which featured collaborations with British…
Brian Josephs / March 30, 2017

Video: Mary J. Blige – “Thick of It”

Mary J. Blige—hip-hop's favorite auntie who's really been through it, but is still strong—has released the video for her most recent single, "Thick of It." The new…
Brian Josephs / November 7, 2016
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