Watch: Mary J. Blige Performs ‘Mighty River’ at the 2018 Academy Awards [Video]

Published: Sunday 4th Mar 2018 by Rashad

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary J Blige delivered a regal performance at tonight’s Academy Awards.

Taking the stage at the ceremony’s 90th annual edition, the songstress – also nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for her role in the critically acclaimed ‘Mudbound’ – performed the Academy Award-nominated ‘Mighty River’ from the film’s soundtrack.

And, while she may have lost out on the ‘Actress’ award, she definitely was a winner with this performance.  Look inside to see her deliver one of the night’s most talked about moments:


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  1. Olusheyi March 4, 2018

    Great performance. It’s a good thing that I waited my time watching because she didn’t win best supporting actress

  2. Danyboo March 4, 2018

    She’s just let all black folks down with those vocals. Mary, you knew you wasnt prepared. Trash from beginning to end?

  3. Gee March 4, 2018

    That was ok.

  4. puh-leasssseeeee March 4, 2018

    Mary looks BEAUTIFUL she sounded amazing…… but I wish she had put more of Mary on it….
    but she still killed it congrats to her on making history at the Oscars with her two nominations…..luv 2 Mary

  5. Suicide Blonde March 4, 2018

    She cannot sing. I never thought she could sing. When I hear black gay men talk about the divas at the upscale gay club I used to frequently when I had money they never mentioned her. I guess Mary J used to be the ghetto diva fir the hood rat black gays and lonely fat hood rat black women. I personally prefer the sissy bop the few moments Im in the mood to listen to black people music. I just love music by Barbara Mason (Another Man), Millis Jackson (If Loving You is wrong), Jasmine Sullivan (Let it Burn), Big Cynthia (Lick it Before You Stick It), and Ms. Jody (Let Me Ride). Songs like that really get me in the mood to ride big mandinngo stick all night long.

  6. eric March 4, 2018

    She really struggled with this. I wish Raphael had written it with someone else with the vocals to really make the song resonate.

  7. jj March 4, 2018

    Mary took em took church amazing vocals and performance!

  8. DanYiel Iman March 4, 2018

    I’ve been a fan of Mary since “Give me you!!”

  9. Suicide Blonde March 4, 2018

    That thing is still impersonating me ^ ? I guess it’s time for me to take a break from this site until the troll get tired of this silly game.

  10. priscilla butler March 5, 2018

    She was amazingly beautiful always sound good and I lôve her always have since I have been listening to her music 411 until now and she still sound good I only went to one of her concerts in 2008 which it is time to attend another would be a dream to meet her until then keep doing your thing Mary

  11. 4U2SEE Yeah! It’s deep March 5, 2018

    Soulful. GO Mary! Soothing……..Luvloveit!

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