She started her career as a backing singer on Uptown Records in 1989.
In 1992, Blige released her first album, What's the 411? She has released 13 studio albums, eight of which have achieved multi-platinum worldwide sales.
As a result, songs such as "Love Is All We Need" and "Share My World" were made.She received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her musical contribution to the film The Help.In 2017, she appeared in the period-drama film Mudbound, directed by Dee Rees, for which she received nominations for the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as Best Original Song nods in both award contests for the film's song "Mighty River".On December 14, 1999, the album was re-released as a double-disc set.The second disc was enhanced with the music videos for the singles "All That I Can Say" and "Deep Inside" and included two bonus tracks: "Sincerity" (featuring Nas, Andy Hogan and DMX) and "Confrontation" (a collaboration with hip hop duo Funkmaster Flex & Big Kap originally from their 1999 album The Tunnel).Blige was born on January 11, 1971, in The Bronx, New York but grew up in Savannah, Georgia.She and her family moved back to New York and resided in the Schlobohm Housing Projects, located in Yonkers, New York.In early 1998, Blige won an American Music Award for "Favorite Soul/R&B Album".That summer, she embarked on the Share My World Tour, which resulted in a Gold-certified live album released later that year, simply titled The Tour. On August 17, 1999, Blige's fourth album, titled Mary was released.On April 22, 1997, MCA Records (parent company to Uptown Records, which was in the process of being dismantled) released Blige's third album, Share My World.By then, she and Combs had dissolved their working relationship.