Mary J. Blige – “This Christmas” | New Music

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Mary J. Blige welcomes the festive period in a good three months early with some brand new music – a powerful rendition of Donny Hathaway‘s classic 1970’s classic “This Christmas”.

It was recently reported that the Queen Hip-hop Soul was working alongside the legendary record producer David Foster (Michael Bublé, Rod Stewart, and Celine Dion) on a Christmas album titled A Mary Christmas. The album will feature collaborations and soulful duets with the likes of Barbra StreisandJessie J, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. The project is due on October 15 and to be released on Mary’s own Interscope-distributed Matriarch Records and Verve Records of which David Foster is the Chairman.

Get into the Christmas spirit by checking “This Christmas” as well as further snippets from the album below.

A Mary Christmas is available for pre-order on iTunes here.