The Queen Of Hip-Hop Soul: Mary J. Blige To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
HOLLYWOOD — Mary J. Blige will receive a star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
She has come a long way from Schlobohm Houses in Yonkers, New York. The nine time Grammy Award winning R&B/Hip-Hop Soul singer will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the recording category.
The ceremony will take place on Jan. 11 at 6201 Hollywood Blvd. in front of Eastown. Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs will join Hollywood Chamber president and CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star.
“Mary J. Blige is one of the most popular singers of our generation. Fans will be thrilled to see her star on the Boulevard as her career milestones are celebrated on this very famous sidewalk,” said Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies.
Blige is also receiving a lot of recognition for her acting work. She received Golden Globe Award, SAG Award, and Critics’ Choice Award nominations for her role in Dee Rees’ period drama Mudbound, as well as a Golden Globe nom for best original song for “Mighty River.”
Photos Credit: Mary J. Blige’s Instagram