Mary J. Blige Update

Mary J. Blige will release her eighth studio album Growing Pains on November 27th. The album features production from Timbaland, Stargate, Jazze Pha, and “Tricky” Stewart. Songwriters include Ne-Yo, The-Dream, and Sean Garrett.

The video for the album’s first single, “Just Fine,” will premiere later this month. Chris Applebaum (Rihanna’s “Umbrella”) directed it.

Mary will embark on a headline tour beginning in early 2008.