A Mary Christmas

New Music: Mary J. Blige – ‘This Christmas’

Christmas comes early. It’s only September, but Mary J. Blige spreads some holiday cheer with her soulful cover of Donny Hathaway’s classic “This Christmas,” the first release from her Christmas album A Mary Christmas.

If you pre-order the album on iTunes, you can download the song now.

The seasonal set, executive produced by David Foster, arrives Oct. 15 featuring remakes of classic holiday tunes, plus collaborations with Barbra Streisand, Jessie J, The Clark Sisters, and Marc Anthony.

Unwrap MJB’s early Christmas gift below.