The Stylistics' original version of Bell & Creed's You Are Everything' later a UK hit for Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye, rarely gets the limelight it deserves.
Featuring her classic 1990s singles, the new set tells the story of Blige as she first established herself as a tour de force of ‘90s R&B.
Not often a label thought of in hip-hop terms, the best Motown samples prove that Berry Gordy’s empire had more than enough beats for the crate-diggers.
'It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me' took Barry's bedroom soul into the disco era.
No longer masking her ornate bravado with hip-hop samples, ‘Mary’ saw Mary J Blige follow her 70s muse and take a plunge into neo-soul.
Like many of Blige’s soul-searching songs, ‘Know’ reflects a lifetime of pain and survival.
‘What’s The 411?’ introduced to the world a fusion of R&B hooks and hip-hop beats.
Mixing hip-hop with R&B, New Jack Swing dominated the US charts between 1989 and 1993, and its innovations have left an indelible influence on modern music.
The award will be presented during the 19th annual BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on 23 June.
Unlike most other eras, the notion of 90s music is hard to pin down. Oddball and eclectic, the decade defies easy categorisation, but it’s this cross-pollination of sounds that left a boundary-breaking...
With ‘The Best Songs We Never Wrote’, Eagles Of Death metal’s Jesse Hughes unleashes one of the wildest covers albums in rock history. Here he reveals why.
Think you know all there is to learn about Maroon 5? Here are 20 things you didn’t know about their dance-pop crossover smash ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’.
Restlessly innovative, Maroon 5 released ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’ in 2007, kick-starting their crossover assault on the pop and dance worlds.
Following the news of their joint tour this summer, Mary J Blige and Nas debuted their new track, ‘Thriving’.
Either as songwriters or performers, these musicians fit the criteria of Great American Songbook standards, with memorable melodies and enduring sentiments.