Mary J. Blige

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’

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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’

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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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Nov
4
New Music: Mary J. Blige – ‘When You’re Gone’

The London Sessions

Mary J. Blige took a trip to London over the summer and reinvented her sound with help from some of the U.K.’s biggest hitmakers. After releasing collaborations with Sam Smith and Disclosure, MJB continues to show and prove on a new song called “When You’re Gone,” which she released to iTunes. On the somber acoustic ballad, she shares the difficulty of being separated from her lover.

“When you’re gone, I miss ya like I did when we were first together / No one in this world could ever hold me better,” sings a fragile Mary.

Her album The London Sessions drops December 2 featuring production from Rodney Jerkins, Sam Smith, Emeli Sandé, and Naughty Boy.

Mary will hit the stage to perform her new material at the American Music Awards in L.A. on November 23.

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Oct
23
Video: Mary J. Blige – ‘Right Now’

Mary J. Blige

When the queen comes to town, everything shuts down. Mary J. Blige lands in London in the Mike Ho-directed video for “Right Now,” the Disclosure-produced single off her upcoming album The London Sessions. The R&B matriarch rides through the streets in a black Bentley before pulling up to an underground dance club and hitting the stage as fans go wild.

The London Sessions (see tracklisting) is due December 2 featuring production from Rodney Jerkins, Sam Smith, Emeli Sandé, and Naughty Boy.

On November 23, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul will grace the stage at the American Music Awards in L.A. Her collaborator Sam Smith is also among the performers.

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Oct
17
Missy Elliott Performs at Alexander Wang x H&M Collection Launch

Missy Elliott

Alexander Wang celebrated the launch of his H&M collection with a star-studded event at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory in New York City last night. With Diplo on the turntables, the black-clad crowd including Solange and Mary J. Blige grabbed front row seats as the designer unveiled his sportswear-themed collection, which hits stores on November 6.

The runway show capped off with a thrilling performance from Missy Elliott, who brought the crowd to its feet with classics including “Get Ur Freak On,” “Work It,” and “Lose Control,” which prompted Wang to dance onstage. She was also joined by her protégée Sharaya J.

Missy met up with Solange backstage. “Me and my sis @solongeknowles had a blast 2 night great seeing ya sis always!” tweeted Missy.

Watch music and fashion collide at the stylish soirée.

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