Wednesday, December 11th 2013
Like most regal figures, the Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul Mary J. Blige enjoys relevancy the world over.
As such, in a nod to her global success, the diva was tapped to perform at the UK’s 2013 Royal Variety Performance – which sees a host of carefully curated talent take to the stage to perform in front of the British royal family.
Ever able, the R&B pioneer dazzled with a stunning rendition of ‘My Favorite Things’ – which is lifted from hit Holiday LP ‘A Mary Christmas’.
Peep the performance below…
Thursday, December 5th 2013
Much to the joy of her faithful lambs, Grammy winning pop diva Mariah Carey brought a slew of Christmas classics to the 81st Annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting in New York City.
Joining a line-up that featured Toni Braxton, Mary J. Blige, Leona Lewis, Kelly Clarkson, and diva-in-training Ariana Grande, the diva pulled a two-for-two on the NBC-aired program with classics ‘Joy To the World’ and her holiday staple ‘All I Want For Christmas’.
Immediately after, Grande took to the stage to share her rendition of ‘Last Christmas’ and her song ‘Love Is Everything’. See the sights and sounds of them all below:
P.S. – Mariah, Ariana, Kelly and Toni’s vocals were simply splendid…
Tuesday, December 3rd 2013
Mary J. Blige continues to unwrap treats from her first holiday album ‘A Mary Christmas’ – the latest coming in the form of visual aid for her take on the Christmas classic ‘My Favorite Things’.
A regal all-white affair, the video comes as a follow-up to the songstress’s well-received ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ and a host of other gems on the album that features amazing guest vocals from the likes of Marc Anthony, Barbra Streisand, The Clark Sisters, Jessie J, and more.
Will you be adding Mary’s ‘Favorite Things’ to your list of favorite holiday tunes? Give it a listen and tell us below:
Thursday, November 28th 2013
She may reportedly be hard at work on a brand new studio album set for 2014, but this year has seen Mary J.Blige extend her lead as one of the world’s most popular entertainers in ways we doubt she knew were possible!
Why she has much to give thanks for today?
Phenomenal news below…
Wednesday, November 27th 2013
The musical event of the season is in theaters everywhere right now!
Indeed, the Jennifer Hudson-led ‘Black Nativity’ and its star-studded cast (Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Tyrese, Mary J. Blige, Nas) has taken over theaters with the holiday-themed film based on the Langston Hughes work of the same name. A stirring narrative of faith, family, hope, redemption, and trust, the highly anticipated movie has already been hailed as a “must see” this Thanksgiving – as is its accompanying soundtrack.
Featuring the soaring vocals of the film’s star J. Hud, Tyrese, Luke James, Jacob Latimore, and more, we at TGJ HQ have been getting our praise on all week to the movie’s official soundtrack. Now, we’re ready for you to join the party.
Want your chance to be one of 10 lucky winners and also receive an autographed poster from the film’s star Jacob Latimore? We want your answer to one question:
Tuesday, November 26th 2013
‘…and Mary’s reign continued…’
Though R&B has welcomed and bid adieu to many a newbie over the years, Mary J.Blige has always remained the heartbeat of the genre, stood side by side with Beyonce & Alicia Keys as three of the genre’s only acts with a potent crossover appeal.
For, as she watches her latest traditional LP ‘My Life II…The Journey Continues’ soar towards Platinum heavens, the entertainer has now been given more cause to rejoice today thanks to its follow up.
Good news below…
Sunday, November 24th 2013
Tonight’s serving of ‘X Factor UK’ brought with it a live performance from Mary J.Blige and Jessie J, who took to the show’s stage to perform their cover of Noël Regney‘s ’Do You Hear What I Hear.’
Breathtaking to say the least, their live rendition of the cut comes in aid of Blige’s Christmas LP ‘A Mary Christmas’, and is now available to enjoy in full below!
Saturday, November 23rd 2013
As ‘A Mary Christmas‘ continues to grace many a home with its festive spirit, its creator Mary J.Blige has cooked up a fresh way to promote the well received project this month- enlisting her pals over at ‘Revolt TV’ to help her do so!
Find out how below!
Tuesday, November 19th 2013
Mary J.Blige may be renown for her impact on Pop culture through R&B, but it’s her smokin’ physique that’s earned the most praise today…showcased on the cover of ‘Shape’ magazine.
Her motivation for taking her health more seriously? The passing of Pop icon Whitney Houston, which she says forced her to ditch alcohol and dedicate her life to keeping clean.
Her words below…