Mary J. Blige continues her chart domination as her single “Still Believe in Love,” featuring rapper Vado, maintains its reign atop the Billboard Adult R&B Airplay chart for an impressive eighth consecutive week. With its steadfast hold on the No. 1 position, the track has become Blige’s only chart-topper so far this year, showcasing her enduring influence in the realm of R&B music.
“Still Believe in Love” not only secures its place at the summit of the Adult R&B Airplay chart but also commands the top spot at R&B radio for yet another week, garnering an impressive audience impression of 7.7 million, as reported by Mediabase. This achievement marks a significant milestone for Blige, as the track now ties as her third longest-running No. 1 single on the Adult R&B Airplay chart.
Reflecting on her illustrious career, Blige’s chart-topping prowess is undeniable. Her previous hits, including “Thick of It” and “Be Without You,” have consistently dominated the charts, solidifying her status as a powerhouse in the music industry. Notably, “Thick of It” reigned supreme for an astonishing 16 weeks in 2016, showcasing Blige’s unparalleled ability to captivate audiences with her soulful melodies and heartfelt lyrics.
As fans eagerly anticipate Blige’s upcoming project, slated for release this summer, the anticipation continues to build. Following the success of her Grammy-nominated album, Good Morning Gorgeous, released in 2022, Blige remains poised to deliver another masterpiece that will undoubtedly resonate with her dedicated fanbase.
In addition to her musical achievements, Blige’s influence extends beyond the realm of music. Recently announced as one of the nominees for the 2024 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, alongside iconic artists such as Mariah Carey and Sade, Blige’s indelible impact on the cultural landscape is undeniable. Fans can show their support by voting for Blige and other nominees through April 26 at vote.rockhall.com.
As “Still Believe in Love” continues to captivate listeners and dominate the charts, Mary J. Blige reaffirms her status as a trailblazer in the world of R&B music, leaving an enduring legacy that resonates with audiences around the globe.