Monday, March 5, 2012

Mary Jane Blige

Mary Jane Blige built-in January 11, 1971 is an American singer, songwriter, almanac ambassador and casual rapper and actress. She is a almsman of nine Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards, and has recorded eight multi-platinum albums. She is the alone artisan with Grammy Accolade wins in Pop, Rap, Gospel, and R&B.

Blige started her agreeable career in 1992, absolution her admission album, What's the 411? on MCA Annal and Uptown. With her tenth album, My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1) (2011), she had ten after albums admission in the top 10 on the Billboard 200. Blige's plan has authentic the advance of R&B/Hip-Hop music. My Life, in particular, is advised a allotment of the greatest albums anytime recorded according to Rolling Stone (279/500) Time and Vibe. For her allotment in accumulation hip hop and body in the aboriginal 1990s and its consecutive bartering success, Blige accustomed the Apple Music

Awards "Legends Award". In 2007 the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers awarded her its "Voice of Music" Award. ASCAP official Jeanie Weems declared that "[Blige's] music has been the articulation of afflatus to women common in both attempt and triumph."That aforementioned year, Time included her in its "Time 100" list, a accumulating of the year's 100 a lot of affecting individuals about the world.

As of 2011, Blige has awash over 50 actor albums and 15 actor singles worldwide. Billboard Annual ranked Blige as the a lot of acknowledged changeable R&B artisan of the accomplished 25 years.The annual aswell lists her 2006 song "Be Without You" as the top R&B song of the 2000s, as it spent an unparalleled 15 weeks aloft the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. In 2011, Vh1 ranked Blige as the 80th greatest artisan of all time. Moreover, she is ranked amount 100 on the account of "100 greatest singers of all time" by Rolling Stone magazine.

Blige aswell becoming top animadversion for her plan in blur and fragrance. She starred in the 2009 Tyler Perry box-office hit I Can Do Bad All By Myself and will play a advance role in the blur Rock of Ages, which is set to be appear to theaters in 2012. She is a almsman of two Golden Globe Awards nominations for her agreeable contributions to the films Bobby and The Help, and is a 2012 beloved for the Academy Accolade for Best Original Song

after authoritative the category's short-list with "The Living Proof". Blige is called to play music figure Nina Simone in the accessible biopic Nina.In affiliation with the Home Shopping Network (HSN) and Carol's Daughter, Blige appear her "My Life" perfume. The aroma bankrupt HSN annal by affairs 65,000 bottles during its premier.The aroma went on to win two FiFi Awards, including the celebrated "Fragrance Sales Breakthrough" award.