Why Famous: Billboard ranked her as the most successful female R&B artist of the past 25 years, sold more than 50 million albums and 15 million singles worldwide.
- 2003-12-07 Queen of hip-hop soul, Mary J. Blige (32) weds record producer Kendu Isaacs in Bergen County, New Jersey
- 1992-07-28 R&B singer Mary J. Blige releases her debut album "What's the 411?", with production by Puff Daddy
- 1993-03-09 7th Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige win
- 1994-11-29 "My Life" 2nd studio album by Mary J Blige is released (Billboard Music Award Top R&B Album 1995)
- 2000-03-04 14th Soul Train Music Awards: Prince, Whitney Houston, DMX & Mary J. Blige win