In 2001, produced by Dr. The album received acclaim and was included on many Best Albums of 2014 lists. My Life, nevertheless, emanates from some deep, dark place where both sadness and happiness cohabitate and turn into one single, beautiful sorrow. The Journey Continues Act 1 , was released in November 2011. Blige wrote or co-wrote fourteen of the seventeen album tracks. A Mary Christmas, Blige's first holiday album, was released on October 15, 2013 through Matriarch and Verve Records.
. Think Like A Man Too, which serves as Blige's 12th studio album, was released on June 17, 2014. Two other singles, Dance For Me and No More Drama were released, with the latter becoming a Top 20 hit. Her mother's boyfriend took his attention to the cassette and though his hands it came to the Uptown Records. The production is not exactly original, and there is evidence here of him borrowing wholesale from other songs. On August 17, 1999, Blige's fourth album, titled Mary was released.
In December 2006, a compilation called Reflections A Retrospective was released. In Summer 1998, Blige embarked on the Share My World Tour, which resulted in a Gold-certified live album released later that year, simply titled The Tour. It rocketed four hits - Love Is All We Need featuring Nas , I Can Love You featuring Lil' Kim , Everything and Seven Days. It has sold more than 1. The album spawned one single, Misty Blue. On July 12, 2018, Blige released a new single, titled Only Love.
Diddy, Producer - Norman Whitfield, ComposerLyricist - Mary J. The same time she started taking part in side projects — recording duets with other singers and contributing to soundtracks. Dre became her first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100, where it remained for six consecutive weeks. Along with Aretha Franklin, Blige took part in the soundtrack lead-song record Never Gonna Break My Faith to picture Bobby. In early 1998, Mary J. It spent 57 weeks on the chart and produced four charting singles: All That I Can Say, Deep Inside, Give Me You, and Your Child.
Blige's strain is sleekly modern and urban, and the grit in it comes from being streetwise and thoroughly realistic about the travails of life. Let us know what you think of this artist by adding a comment or assigning a rating below! Not Gon' Cry, a 1996 single written and produced by Babyface for Waiting To Exhale soundtrack 1995 , peaked at 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Blige's highest charting single of the 1990s. It also featured a brilliant collaboration with U2, covering their 1992 hit One. Geffen Records released Blige's seventh studio album, The Breakthrough on December 20, 2005. Supported by singles Love Is All We Need, I Can Love You, Everything, Missing You, and Seven Days. Diddy, Producer, ComposerLyricist - Mary J.
She became the first female artist at the studio and mostly worked on back vocals for her mates, as the label mostly focused on the famous performers. In 1988, she made a cover on Anita Baker's Rapture in a recording booth in the local shopping mall. It was more soul-oriented and featured Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Eric Clapton and Lauryn Hill. In December 2006, Blige released the greatest hits compilation Reflections: A Retrospective, containing her most famous songs four new tracks. However, in 1991, the Uptown Records started working over her debut album titled What's The 411? It became the greatest commercial and critical disappointment during the whole artist's career. Blige, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Nelson R.
It contained many of Blige's greatest hits and four new songs, including the worldwide lead single We Ride I See the Future. Following her concert date at the Essence Festival, on July 9, 2014 it was announced Blige would move to London to experiment with a new sound for her new album. Their representative met Mary and signed her to the label. On January 29, 2002, the album re-released and featured three new songs, one being Rainy Dayz, which was released as a single and became another Top 20 hit for Blige. In 1997, the third album Share My World was released. Log in to vote +5 votes 6 helpful 1 unhelpful Showing all 2 comments Please or if you want to be able to add a comment. Blige reunited with producer Sean Combs for the album.
Twelve new songs, co-written and recorded by the singer, were released on November 24, 2014 on an album entitled The London Sessions. In a duet with George Michael she also sang a cover on Stevie Wonder's winding hit As. Following a heavily publicized divorce from her husband and manager Kendu Isaacs, Blige released her thirteenth studio album Strength of a Woman on April 28, 2017. In 2009 the singer enlarged her discography with album Stronger With Each Tear, which became the development of Growing Pains musical ideas. In 1994, Blige released her sophomore album My Life. Playing Florence Jackson, the matriarch of her family.