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Posted: Tuesday December 5, 2006
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Mary J Blige seems determined to finish up the year just as strongly as she started it. The Queen of Hip Hop Soul received a staggering nine trophies at last night’s Billboard Music Awards for her latest cd, “The Breakthrough”.

“The Breakthrough” earned Blige awards for R&B; Album and R&B;/Hip-Hop Album of the Year.

Her single “Be Without You” collected awards for Hot 100 Airplay Song, R&B;/Hip-Hop Song, R&B;/Hip-Hop Song Airplay, and Videoclip. Blige was also named R&B;/Hip-Hop songs artist, R&B;/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year and Female R&B;/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year.

In addition to last nights success, Blige received two American Music Awards for “Favorite FemaleArtist” and “Favorite Album: The Breakthrough” at last November’s American music awards.

Released on December 20th, 2005, Mary’s 7th CD “The Breakthrough” debuted at #1, and sold an astonishing 727,163 copies in its first week, making it the best opening week for a solo R&B; female artist according to SoundScan.

To date, “The Breakthrough” has now sold more than 2.6 million copies.

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Monday August 27, 2007    

Just wanna say congrats to you mary on your new album and also wanna say keep doing it cause nobody can do it like you!!!!

-- LaToya


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