Guess is established to honor Mary J. Blige with its 2019 Lifetime Accomplishment award at its awards exhibit later on this month.
The Wager Awards declared on Wednesday it would acknowledge the 9-time Grammy award-profitable tunes icon for being “a figure of inspiration, transformation and empowerment, generating her one of the defining voices of the present-day tunes period.”
“And in the ensuing a long time, the singer-songwriter has captivated an intensely loyal admirer base, dependable for propelling globally income of much more than 50 million albums,” the Wager assertion continued.
Last yr, Blige became a double Oscar nominee when she was nominated for two Academy Awards, supporting actress and unique song, for 2017 film “Mudbound.”
Blige, affectionately referred to as the Queen of hip-hop soul, called the double nomination “really special” in an job interview with the Linked Press very last calendar year.
The veteran artist has also scored three Golden Globe and two SAG award nominations. Her debut album, “What’s the 411?” produced in 1992 to essential acclaim, with timeless hits like “Real Like.”
The 2019 Wager Awards demonstrate will air dwell from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, across 7 Viacom networks, on June 23 at 8 p.m.
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