Mary J. Blige


AR Interest Level MG
AR Level 5.4
AR Points 1
AR Quiz # 119426EN
Author Torres, Jennifer
Binding Library Bound
Copyright 2008
Dewey Number 782.4216
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.25
Features full-color photos, chronology, glossary, further reading, works consulted, index
Interest Level Intermediate, Primary
Reading Level 5.0
Series A Blue Banner Biography - More Contemporary Entertainer
Pages 32
Subject Biography & Autobiography , General, Music , Popular - Juvenile Nonfiction , Juvenile Nonfiction

Mary J. Blige

From the time she was a little girl listening to her mothers records, Mary J. Blige knew she wanted to be a singerbut her family told her it would never happen. Mary found escape from her hard life by singing in church. As a teen, she made what she considers one of the biggest mistakes in her lifeshe dropped out of high school.

Bored with the life of a dropout and determined to start a music career, she made a demo tape at a mall recording studio. The tape eventually made it into the hands of a record executive, who was wowed by her sound. At eighteen, Mary had a recording contract. She paired up with Sean Diddy Combs to produce top albums. By 2007, the R&B powerhouse had produced seven top albums that had sold over 34 million copies worldwide and earned her six Grammy Awards.

Here is the story of a lost girls journey to superstardom, self-discovery and love.

  • ISBN: 9781584156123
    Out of Print

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