Mary J. Blige is the most successful R&B artist in the past 25 years
New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2012
Mary J. Blige has announced her co-headlining tour with D'Angelo which will begin on August 18th in Virginia Beach at the Farm Bureau Live. The tour is called the Liberation Tour and Mary J. Blige fans are thrilled they will be able to see their favorite performer live in concert during 2012.
Mary J. Blige is a talented singer and songwriter and she has earned 9 Grammy Awards and 4 American Music Awards over the years. Additionally, this talented artist also has 8 multi-platinum albums. She is known for doing a variety of different types of music and Mary is the only artist ever to win Grammy Awards in these varied genres: Gospel, R & B, Rap and Pop.
Her first album was called "What's the 411?" which was released 20 years ago. She has had ten consecutive albums in a row which have been in the top 10 on Billboard 200 during their first week. She also received the coveted Legends Award from the World Music Awards for her mastering the combination of hip hop and soul. Mary J. Blige is credited with selling over 50 million albums and 15 million singles around the globe as of last year. Billboard Magazine gave her the honor of being the most successful female R&B artist in the past 25 years. This talented women has received possibly more awards than any other female artist.
Mary J. Blige's 2012 Liberation Tour Schedule:
Farm Bureau Live - Virginia Beach 8/18
Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre - Wantagh (Long Island) 8/19
Bank of America Pavilion - Boston 8/21
PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel 8/23
Other Mary J. Blige Concert Dates:
Caesar's Atlantic City 7/3 and 7/4
Essence Music Festival NOLA 7/6