About Mary J. Blige
Mary Jane Blige is an American R&B, soul, and hip hop soul singer, songwriter, occasional rapper, record producer, actress, and hip hop icon who has sold more than 40 million records worldwide and over 5 million singles world wide. She is widely known as the “Queen of Hip Hop Soul”, and has also received over twenty-six Grammy Award nominations for her works, winning six. Early in her career, Blige’s highly personal songs and gritty voice earned her comparisons to earlier soul singers such as Chaka Khan and Aretha Franklin; however her artistic evolution and commercial success throughout the years has seen her exert her own influence over a new generation of artists. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Mary J. Blige is one of the top 15 best selling female artists in music history. In 2007, Mary J. Blige received eight Grammy Award nominations for her seventh album, The Breakthrough, winning three.
Bobby’s busy weekend at Lockn continued Saturday as Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir sat-in with Twiddle and Oteil & Friends.
Watch Billy Strings sit-in (literally) with Widespread Panic during their acoustic show at The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville Saturday night.
Trey Anastasio joined Tedeschi Trucks Band for a complete performance of Derek & The Dominoes’ classic album ‘Layla’ last night at Lockn’.
Watch Bob Weir perform Grateful Dead songs with Old Crow Medicine Show and “Deep Elem Blues” with Edie Brickell from Lockn’ 2019.
Widespread Panic kicks off their three-night run at the Ryman in Nashville with a number of bust outs from Neil Young, The Beatles and more.