Talented singer and actress, Mary J. Blige is set to join Anita Baker, New Edition, Prince, Charlie Wilson, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross and James Brown as recipient of the highly regarded Lifetime Achievement Award of the BET following announcements made on Wednesday.
The singer has provided the industry with quite a lot of good songs and has achieved legendary status with her singing over the last 30 years and this recognition is proof of that.
Mary J. Blige has 8 multi-platinum albums, 32 Grammy nominations and 9 Grammy awards and this achievement award that is being presented can be said to be long overdue. She has conquered everywhere she put her feet, both in the music industry and the film industry.
The BET Awards will hold on June 23 and will be hosted by Regina Hall with Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Migos, H.E.R., Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lizzo, Mustard, Lil Baby, Yung Miami of City Girls, Lucky Daye and Kiana Ledé performing during the awards show and Taraji P. Henson, Lena Waithe, Morris Chestnut, Yara Shahidi and Marsai Martin expected to present.
As an actress, Mary J. Blige has won grounds too, getting two Golden Globe nominations and in 2018 was nominated in the best supporting actress and best song categories at the 2018 Oscars for the “Mudbound” movie and all of these wins make her more than an ideal recipient of this honor and we can’t wait for June 23 to come.
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