On this day in 1997, Mary J. Blige released ‘Everything’ from her ‘Share My World’ album.
In the UK, it became Mary’s first Top 10 hit, peaking at #6. It was also #3 on the UK R&B singles chart.
It also enjoyed success in New Zealand, becoming Mary’s fourth Top 20 hit there, peaking at #13.
In the US, it reached #5 on the R&B singles chart, and #24 on the Hot 100.
The song was nominated for a Soul Train Music Award, however it lost to Erykah Badu’s ‘On and On’.
The main music video was directed by Hype Williams, and the ‘So So Def Remix’, produced by Jermaine Dupri, also had its own music video, directed by Steve Willis.
Mary recently released a new song called ‘Only Love’. Read more here.