On today in 1997, Mary J. Blige released her third studio album “Share My World”. This was her first album to open up at #1 on the US Billboard 200 chart. This was also her first top-ten album in the Uk. She opened up at #8. This was also Mary’s first time acting as an executive producer on an album. She worked with Rodney Jerkins, Babyface, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, R. Kelly, Poke&Tone, Nas, Lil Kim, Rich Nice, Kelly Price, and many others.