Tamela Mann's R&B Contemporaries

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  • Tamela Mann
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Ledisi
  • India.Arie
  • Jennifer Hudson
  • Judith Hill

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige has been on the scene for 25 years, and like Mann, she's collected many awards for her musical contributions. Another strong commonality between the two singers is their dramatic live performance styles. These ladies don't just sing; they emote their songs to new musical heights.

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