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2019 BET Awards: Mary J. Blige To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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2019 BET Awards: Mary J. Blige To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

2019 BET Awards: Mary J. Blige To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

While the 2019 BET Awards lie right around the corner, the site announced Wednesday (June 12) that Mary J. Blige is set to receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Additionally, the Grammy-award-winning singer, songwriter, Oscar-nominated actress ad philanthropist will take home the prestigious award at the 19th annual award ceremony, taking place Sunday, June 23 at 8pm ET.


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In addition to eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards ( with 32 nominations), two Academy Award nominations, two Golden Globe nominations and a SAG nomination, the legendary singer has sold more than 50 million albums across her career.

Furthermore, Mary joins Whitney Houston (2001), James Brown (2003), Gladys Knight (2005), and Diana Ross (2007).

So, to view more of the past winners click here.


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#PressPlay below to hear Mary J. Blige’s Black Girls Rock 2018 speech

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