Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige Performs ‘Why’ on ‘American Idol’

Mary J. Blige pulled double duty on “American Idol” this week, mentoring the top 13 contestants and filling in as the musical guest. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul hit the stage on Thursday’s results show, performing her Rick Ross-assisted single “Why” for the first time on television. She earned a standing ovation from celebrity judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, and Randy Jackson. Watch her shut it down.