The event will happen on Jan. 11 at 6201 Hollywood Blvd. in front of Eastown. Sean “Diddy” Combs will join Hollywood Chamber president and CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star.
“ Mary J. Blige is among the most popular singers of our generation. Fans will be thrilled to see her star on the Boulevard as her career turning points are commemorated on this really well-known pathway,” said Ana Martinez, manufacturer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies.The Grammy Award-winning artist has recently been acknowledged for her performing work. Blige received Golden Globe Award, SAG Award, and Critics’ Choice Award elections for her role in Dee Rees’period drama”Mudbound,”along with a Golden Globe nom for finest original tune for” Mighty River. “Born in the Bronx, N.Y., Blige got her start in music by signing with Prosperous
Records in 1989. At 18 years old, she was the label’s youngest and very first female artist. Her debut album, “What’s the 411?, “was executive produced by Combs and spun off hits including,” You Remind Me” and”Real Love.”Given that then, she’s released 12 additional albums that have amassed 9 Grammy Award wins from her 31 nominations.Among her most popular songs are “Family Affair,””No More Drama, “”Be Without You, “”Not Gon’Cry,””Love
Is All We Need,” and “Seven Days.” Her film launching was in 2001’s” Prison Tune,” followed by Tyler Perry’s “I Can Do Bad All
by Myself.”She also starred along with Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, and Russell Brand name in 2012’s” Rock of Ages,” and appeared in 2013’s musical drama”Black Nativity.”On the TV front, Blige has guest starred on” The best ways to Get Away With Murder, “”
Empire, “and” 30 Rock. “She also played Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West, on NBC’s musical”The Wiz Live!”