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Mary J. Blige is getting her due respect.On Thursday

, it was announced that the vocalist will get a star on the historical Hollywood Walk of Fame in the recording classification.

“Mary J. Blige is one of the most popular singers of our generation,” said Ana Martinez, producer of the Stroll of Popularity events. “Fans will be enjoyed see her star on the Boulevard as her career milestones are celebrated on this really famous sidewalk.”

For over 20 years, Blige has had an effective profession in music with 13 albums and 9 Grammy awards. In movie, she shined in 2017’s Mudbound, which scored her Golden Globe Award, DROOP Award and Critics ‘Option Award elections.

“Playing Florence was so healing for me and I put a lot of my personal discomfort into her, Blige recently said about her role in Mudboundat the 29th Palm Springs International Film Celebration Awards Gala. “And she recovered me. She recovered parts of me that I didn’t even understand were broken.”

“Getting in touch with her was a true blessing for me personally. I understand she was aside me the whole time due to the fact that my entire household is Southern. When were kids, my mom would send us to Georgia in the summertimes. My grandma and my aunts are this woman, Florence.”

As reported by Range, the event will occur on Jan. 11 and Sean “Diddy” Combs will sign up with Hollywood Chamber president and CEO Leron Gubler to reveal the star.

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