Mary J. Blige

Dec
2
Mary J. Blige Performs ‘Therapy’ on ‘Fallon’

Mary J. Blige

With her new album The London Sessions in stores, Mary J. Blige brought some “Therapy” to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday. Dressed in all black, the R&B queen took it to church with a stirring performance of her Sam Smith-penned single.

The album, which also features contributions from Disclosure, Rodney Jerkins, and Emeli Sandé, has been embraced by critics including Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, and TIME, who wrote, “The London Sessions is proof positive that she’s still a creative force with great instincts.”

Watch her soulful set below.

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Nov
25
Stream Mary J. Blige’s Album ‘The London Sessions’

The London Sessions

On December 2, Mary J. Blige returns with her 13th album The London Sessions. A week before it arrives, the project is available to stream in the U.S. via First Play on iTunes Radio.

The 12 tracks, which took 20 days to complete, find Blige teaming with the U.K.’s most celebrated talent including Sam Smith, Disclosure, Eg White, Emeli Sandé, Jimmy Napes, Naughty Boy, and SAM ROMANS.

In the prior months, she has released five songs including “Therapy,” “Whole Damn Year,” “When You’re Gone,” “Not Loving You,” and “Right Now,” one of four songs she wrote with Smith.

“It’s all about the London music scene and I’m so excited to have been part of it, to record my album,” Mary said of the follow-up to 2011’s My Life II…The Journey Continues (Act I). “The songs are fun, therapeutic, and soulful. This is a beautiful change for me and I’m proud of what we have done here.”

Experience the rebirth of MJB.

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Nov
23
Mary J. Blige Performs ‘Therapy’ at AMAs

Mary J. Blige

All hail Queen Mary. Following performances from Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne, and Lorde, Mary J. Blige brought down the house at the AMAs with her stirring set. Dressed in all black, MJB performed her soulful single “Therapy” off her upcoming album The London Sessions, due December 2. Sam Smith, who penned the song, was in the front row watching.

“Such an honour to witness this legend sing one of my songs tonight,” wrote the British crooner. “Thank you for guiding me and being such an amazing friend.”

Sit back and let MJB take you to “Therapy.”

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Nov
20
New Music: Mary J. Blige & Disclosure – ‘Follow’

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige puts on her dancing shoes and teams with Disclosure on yet another new track off her album The London Sessions. The British duo produced and co-wrote the song with Mary and Jimmy Napes. Over the throbbing beat, MJB shows that she is not to be messed with.

“Don’t waste your time, play with my mind, or you’ll regret it,” she warns.

The London Sessions drops December 2.

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Nov
19
Ariana Grande, Big Sean, Pharrell, & Mary J. Blige Celebrate ‘A Very Grammy Christmas’

Big Sean and Ariana Grande

Christmas came early during the taping of “A Very Grammy Christmas” at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. on Tuesday. Hosted by LL Cool J, the one-hour special featured today’s biggest stars performing holiday songs and their current hits as well as sharing their favorite holiday memories.

Pharrell Williams, decked out in a Christmas sweater, covered the classic “Please Come Home for Christmas” and performed his G I R L cut “Lost Queen” with his Baes.

Ariana Grande and Big Sean showed some PDA while performing their duet “Best Mistake.” The cute couple, coordinated in a red dress and black tuxedo, walked off stage hand-in-hand after their romantic set. Ariana also cozied up in front of the fireplace for a festive performance of her new holiday single “Santa Tell Me,” which debuts November 24.

The Queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige, spread some cheer of her own with selections from her upcoming album The London Sessions.

In addition to the performances, the nominations for Album of the Year for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards will be announced during “A Very Grammy Christmas,” which airs December 5 at 9 p.m. on CBS.

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Nov
18
New Music: Mary J. Blige – ‘Not Loving You’

Mary J. Blige

Ahead of its December 2 release, Mary J. Blige debuts yet another track off her upcoming album The London Sessions. MJB preaches self love to a suffering lover on the soulful piano ballad “Not Loving You.”

“There’s only so much I can do if you’re not loving you,” she sings. “I love you, I want you to be all that you can / If I could, then I would, but you know that I can’t.”

The London Sessions features production from some of the U.K.’s biggest hitmakers including Disclosure, Sam Smith, Emeli Sandé, Naughty Boy, and more.

Tune in to ABC on Sunday to see Mary perform one of her new songs at the American Music Awards.

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Nov
13
Mary J. Blige Performs ‘Right Now’ on ‘Ellen’

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige brought The London Sessions to “Ellen” on Thursday. The R&B queen graced the stage with a hair-raising performance of “Right Now,” written and produced by Disclosure, Sam Smith, and Jimmy Napes, and sat down to discuss the project, which Ellen called her favorite Mary album.

In anticipation of the December 2 release, Mary will perform at the American Music Awards on Nov. 23, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Dec. 1, and “A Very GRAMMY Christmas,” which airs Dec. 5.

See MJB shut it down.

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