Mary J. Blige To Receive Billboard Icon Award

Published: Thursday 16th Nov 2017 by Sam

The Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul Mary J. Blige has been revealed as the latest name to receive an honor at the 2017 Billboard Women In Music ceremony.

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In an announcement to the press, organisers confirmed that the seasoned diva will be presented with the Icon Award at the November 30th ceremony – which takes place at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in LA.

MJB, whose new movie ‘Mudbound’ is receiving Oscar buzz, joins previously confirmed honorees Kelly Clarkson, Camila Cabello, and Kehlani. Pop starlet Selena Gomez has nabbed the coveted Woman Of The Year award.

Speaking on the event, its chief marketing officer Dana Miller said:

“The Billboard Women in Music event was created to spotlight female trailblazers in the music industry. Whether entertaining sold-out crowds or signing the next big artist, the women we celebrate are powerful leaders and pioneers, creating inspirational legacies and opening doors.” [Source]

Needless to say, Mary is wholly deserving!

It’s great to see her name in headlines for positivity after a shaky few years (divorce and the like).

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  1. DanYiel Iman November 16, 2017

    I’m here for Mary J Blige!!

  2. pat November 16, 2017

    congrats Mary!

  3. Brent Christopher November 16, 2017

    LOOOOOONG OVERDUE!

    Mary is 26 years strong in the game.

    Should be a Hall of Fame inductee as well.

    TRUE ICON! Music ROYALTY.

    All hail the QUEEN of Hip-Hop Soul.

  4. The Wig Snatcher November 16, 2017

    All hail the Queen, the LEGEND!!!

  5. God November 16, 2017

    QUEEN.

  6. Yonce November 16, 2017

    She deserves this.

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