Albums The Best Mary J. Blige Albums of All Time  

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Mary J. Blige is one of the greatest female musicians of her time, and perhaps the best female R&B artist. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best Mary J. Blige albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers. This Mary J. Blige discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Mary J. Blige albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Mary J. Blige singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Mary J. Blige album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Mary J. Blige album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Mary J. Blige album of all time?" or "What are the top Mary J. Blige albums?" then this list will answer your questions. As one of the greatest female R&B artists, Mary J. Blige has had a long and successful career, starting back in 1989. She's released numerous platinum albums, her most notable being Share My World and My Life.

This list of popular Mary J. Blige albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up the albums you think are best, while voting down any others accordingly.

My Life is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mary J. Blige Albums of All Time
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My Life


1. Intro
2. Mary Jane (All Night Long)
3. You Bring Me Joy
4. Marvin Interlude
5. I'm The Only Woman
6. K. Murray Interlude
7. My Life
8. You Gotta Believe
9. I Never Wanna Live Without You
10. I'm Goin' Down
11. My Life Interlude
12. Be With You
13. Mary's Joint
14. Don't Go
15. I Love You
16. No One Else
17. Be Happy

Release Date: 1994

Artist: Mary J. Blige

Producer: Sean Combs, The Hitmen, Chucky Thompson

Tracks: You Bring Me Joy, My Life, Mary Jane, I'm Goin' Down, You Gotta Believe, + more

Length (mins): 01:05:07

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Hip hop music, Soul music, Contemporary R&B, Neo soul, + more

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#9 on The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s

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Share My World is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mary J. Blige Albums of All Time
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Share My World


1. Intro
2. I Can Love You
3. Love Is All We Need
4. Round and Round
5. Share My World (Interlude)
6. Share My World
7. Seven Days
8. It's On
9. Thank You Lord (Interlude)
10. Missing You
11. Everything
12. Keep Your Head
13. Can't Get You Off My Mind
14. Get to Know You Better
15. Searching
16. Our Love
17. Not Gon' Cry

Release Date: 1997

Artist: Mary J. Blige

Producer: Rodney Jerkins, R. Kelly, Babyface

Tracks: Keep Your Head, Round and Round, Intro, Searching, Love Is All We Need, + more

Length (mins): 01:11:42

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Hip hop music, Soul music, Contemporary R&B, + more

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#6 on The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s

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What's the 411? is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mary J. Blige Albums of All Time
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What's the 411?


1. Leave a Message
2. Reminisce
3. Real Love
4. You Remind Me
5. Intro Talk
6. Sweet Thing
7. Love No Limit
8. I Don't Want to Do Anything
9. Slow Down
10. My Love
11. Changes I've Been Going Through
12. What's the 411?

Release Date: 1992

Artist: Mary J. Blige

Producer: Sean Combs, Dave Hall

Tracks: Sweet Thing, Slow Down, [untitled], Changes I’ve Been Going Through, Leave a Message, + more

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Hip hop music, Soul music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing, + more

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The Breakthrough is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mary J. Blige Albums of All Time
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The Breakthrough


1. No One Will Do
2. Enough Cryin'
3. About You
4. Be Without You
5. Gonna Breakthrough
6. Good Woman Down
7. Take Me as I Am
8. Baggage
9. Can't Hide from Luv
10. MJB da MVP
11. Can't Get Enough
12. Ain't Really Love
13. I Found My Everything
14. Father in You
15. Alone
16. One

Release Date: 2005

Artist: Mary J. Blige

Producer: Bryan-Michael Cox, Rich Harrison, Rodney Jerkins, Will i Am, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, + more

Tracks: Baggage, Take Me as I Am, I Found My Everything, So Lady, No One Will Do, + more

Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Soul music, Contemporary R&B, Hip hop soul

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