Billboard Records the Queen Mary J. Blige holds

July 11, 2010
As we ALL know Mary is truly the Queen of R&B. Billboard too has called Mary the Queen of R&B. She's captivated America & the world. Her music has inspired everyone who came after her & some who came before her, i'll also provide links where you'll see the record.

Mary J. Blige's records are as follow:

1.) "Be Without You" is the longest #1 R&B (15 weeks) hit since the charts were re-introduced in 1965. 

2.) "Be Without You" is the longest (75 weeks) charted R&B song of ALL times. 

3.) "Billboard Ranks "Be Without You" as the most successful R&B song of all times. 

4.) On the Billboard Airplay Chart "Be Witout You" (#8) ranks in the top 10 HIGHEST radio peaks of ALL times.  

5.) Mary J. Blige leads for most charted titled entries among women in the '90s and '00s on the Billboard R&B chart. 

6.) Mary Ranks in the Top 10 among women who've made the most Hot 100 chart entries

Here is a look at the solo female artists who have made the most visits to the Hot 100, followed by the dates of their first charted songs

73, Aretha Franklin (March 4, 1961

56, Dionne Warwick (Dec. 8, 1962

55, Madonna (Oct. 29, 1983

53, Connie Francis (Dec. 2, 1957

48, Brenda Lee (March 2, 1957

42, Mariah Carey (June 2, 1990

41, Barbra Streisand (April 4, 1964

40, Diana Ross (April 25, 1970

39, Janet Jackson (Dec. 18, 1982

39, Whitney Houston (June 9, 1984

39, Mary J. Blige (June 20, 1992   

7.) Mary has ties with, Toni Braxton, & Alicia Keys as female artist with the most Top 10's on the Adult R&B charts. 

8.) The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul ranks third-most among women with the most top 40 hits on the Hot 100. Since Blige first reached the top 40 on the chart dated Aug. 1, 1992. Only Mariah Carey, with 26, and Madonna (24) are ahead of Blige in that span MJB's first top 40 single was her chart debut, "You Remind Me," which peaked at No. 29 exactly 17 years ago this chart week (Aug. 15, 1992) 

9.) Mary J. Blige has nine #1 albums on the R&B albums chart, she ranks the leader among women since Soundscan started tracking data. 

10.) Mary J. Blige's "I Am" became Mary's 23rd top 10 hit on the R&B singles chart, a leader among all women since Neilson Soundscan started tracking data. Mariah Carey tallies behind Mary J. Blige

11.) Mary J. Blige has 17 top 50 debut as a lead artist -- the most by a female on the R&B charts. 


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