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LABELCODE
MEDIUM
GENRE
SUBMIT CORRECTIONS
2007
GEFFEN
60251759823
CD
R&B/URBAN/SOUL
(4 / 1) 11
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LabelCat#CountryMediumYear
MATRIARCH RECORDSB001031302CANADAALBUM2007
GEFFEN RECORDS0602517607743CZECH REPUBLIC & SLOVAKIAALBUM2007
MATRIARCH RECORDS0602517520301EUROPEALBUM2007
UNIVERSALnoneGERMANYALBUM PROMO2007
MATRIARCH RECORDSUICF-1093JAPANALBUM PROMO2007
MATRIARCH RECORDSUICF-1093JAPANALBUM2007
GEFFEN RECORDS460502601422RUSSIAALBUM2007
NOT ON LABEL (MARY J. BLIGE)CD-106560RUSSIAALBUMUNOFFICIAL RELEASE2007
GEFFEN RECORDS1759820UK & EUROPEALBUM STEREO2007
UMG RECORDINGS, INC.0602517520301UKRAINEALBUM2007
GEFFEN RECORDSB0010333-01USLP ALBUM2007
MATRIARCH RECORDSB0010313-02USALBUM2007

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Growing Pains, With Mary Co-writing Most Of The Songs On The Album, Features Guest Appearances By Ludacris And Usher And Production By The Neptunes, Jazze Pha, Johnta Austin, Neyo, Stargate, Bryan-Michael Cox, Dre And Vidal, Tricky, Dream, And Sean Garrett.Mary Makes Her Message Loud, Clear And Seriously Funky On The First Release "Just Fine" Produced By Jazze Pha And Tricky And Co-written By Mary And Dream. A Celebration Of Life, "Just Fine" Gives You Mary Fierce, And As The Video Shows, Glamorous. The Song's Vibe? "Sometimes It Feels Like You're Having This Miserable Time, Like All 365 Days Of The Year Are Tough. But Then, You Get One Of Those Days; Maybe When Your Hair Is Great, Or You're Not Stuck In Traffic; Where It's A `just Fine' Day. At Some Point," Mary Laughs, "You've Got Have One Or Two Of Those."The Party And Positivity Keeps On Keeping On With The Rump Shaking Second Single "Work That." Mary Comments, "When I Meet A Woman Who Doesn't Know What To Do About Her Weight Or Her Hair I Always Say - `whatever It Is That You Have, Make That Work For You, Work What You Got.'" After Releasing Her Bestselling Anthology Reflections Last Year, Growing Pains Is Mary's First CD Of New Material Since The Breakthrough Debuted At #1 In 2005, Selling Over 700,000 Copies Its First Week -- The Best Opening Week For A Solo R&B Female Artist In SoundScan History. The Album's First Single, "Be Without You," Also Made Chart History By Holding Down The #1 Spot On The Billboard R&B Charts For A Record Breaking 16 Straight Weeks; Making It The Longest-running No. 1 Song On The R&B Chart In Over 40 Years. Mary Led All Artists With Eight 2007 Grammy Nominations For The Landmark Album, And She Took Home Honors For Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Song (both For "Be Without You"), And Best R&B Album. After Earning Three Grammy Awards, She Continued Her Award Show Domination By Winning Nine Billboard Music Awards, Two American Music Awards, Two BET Awards, Two NAACP Image Awards, And A Soul Train Award. The Breakthrough Lived Up To Its Name Selling Over Seven Million Copies Worldwide.


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