Blige, Mary J. (1971–)

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Blige, Mary J. (1971–)

American R&B and pop singer. Born Jan 11, 1971, in Bronx, NY.

Released debut album What's the 411? (1992) which reached #1; consistently topped R&B charts with singles, including "You Remind Me" (1992), "Real Love" (1992), "I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By" (Grammy winner with Method Man, 1995), and "Not Gon' Cry" (1996). Other albums include My Life (1994, #1 R&B), Share My World (1997, #1 R&B), Mary (1999), No More Drama (2001) and Love and Life (2003).