Mary J. Blige Wins ASCAP Award
May 16, 2007 at 5:44 AM (PT)
MARY J. BLIGE had better make room on her trophy shelf. The R&B diva, who won three GRAMMY AWARDS in FEBRUARY, will receive the AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS' Voice of Music Award, the group announced TUESDAY.
The award will be presented JUNE 25 at ASCAP's 20th-anniversary Rhythm & Soul Music Awards at the MILLENNIUM BILTMORE HOTEL.
"MARY J. BLIGE is not only the 'Queen of Hip-Hop Soul,' but also a guiding light," said ASCAP President MARILYN BERGMAN in a statement. "Through all of her struggles, she was determined to find and maintain her own musical voice."