Mary J. Blige is a six-time Grammy Award-winning R&B, soul, and hip-hop singer, rapper and songwriter who has sold more than 34 million albums worldwide since her career began in 1992. Blige has been one of the most consistently entertaining voices in R&B history. Constantly compared to soul greats like Aretha Franklin, Blige has a rich, distinct voice that will keep her at the top of the charts for decades to come. Blige changed and birthed a new era of women's music and, in the process, has influenced a new generation of female singers. She is widely known as the "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul."