Mary J. Blige is set to be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 edition of the BET Awards ceremony.
MJB has established a legendary singing career for more than two decades, winning nine Grammys and racking up eight multi-platinum selling albums. The Queen of Hip Hop Soul has also become an accomplished actress, receiving nominations for Oscars and Golden Globe Awards. She recently appeared on Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy series.
Other notable winners of the award include Whitney Houston, James Brown, Diana Ross, Prince and the Isley Brothers.
BET’s 19th annual awards ceremony is scheduled to take place June 23 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.