Since 1991, Mary J. Blige has contributed an endless amount of hits to the music industry. The My Life singer has released 13 albums of soulful songs that acted as therapy for her personal life. With several Grammys, 100 million records sold worldwide, and a successful acting transition, Blige has worked her way to icon status.

In honor of the soulful Queen performing at the 2022 Superbowl halftime show, it’s mandatory to remember five of the many times she gave us life.

  1. The ICONIC Lifetime Achievement Award Performance

  1. Her Powerful Role on Power: Ghost

  1. The Ageless Birthday Photoshoot

  1. Mary’s Flawless 2021 MET Gala Look

  1. The New Wine Queen