This article contains the discography of American R&B
singer Mary J. Blige
. This includes studio albums, live albums, remix albums, compilation albums, DVDs, singles, and Blige's guest appearances on other artists' albums. Blige has sold more than 35 million records in U.S. alone.
Blige started her musical career in 1992, releasing her multi-platinum US
selling debut album, What's the 411?
on MCA Records and Uptown. What's the 411?
gave Blige her first Billboard 200
top ten album, and all of her subsequent studio albums have charted in the top ten on this chart, up to and including her most recent album, Stronger with Each Tear
(2009). Among Blige's most popular songs to date are "Family Affair
", "Real Love
", "Not Gon' Cry
" and "Be Without You
". Blige has had four Billboard Hot 100
top-ten singles as a lead artist in the United States
, and has had a total of sixteen total top-forty charting singles in the United States
. She has had thirty-three singles charting inside the top one hundred on the Billboard
Hot 100, making Blige one of the best-performing R&B
artists to date on the chart.
Despite her musical career, since 1998, Blige has also starred in various movie roles, beginning in The Jamie Foxx Show
as Ola Mae. She appeared in the "Papa Don't Preach" episode, Season 2. Since then, Blige has gone on to play major roles in big-budget Hollywood
movies, such as Prison Song
, where she played the main role as Mrs.... Read More