Mary J Blige + Lauren Faith – Sunday 16 July
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is delighted to announce Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige as the final act in the Kew the Music series.
Iconic Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter Mary J. Blige is one of the defining voices of the contemporary music era. With eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards and 32 nominations, a 2012 Golden Globe nomination and five American Music Awards, she is a global superstar. Influenced by the music of Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan and Gladys Knight, Blige has her own gritty, urban-rooted style – fusing hip-hop, soul and honest lyrics. Loved for her string of passionate chart-topping hits including Be Without You, No More Drama, Just Fine, Love Is All We Need, Real Love and Family Affair, Mary J. Blige has reinvented R&B along the way.