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Watch: Mary J. Blige receive Star of Hollywood's Walk of Fame (VIDEO)

Hip Hop Queen and Golden Globe-nominated actress, Mary J.  Blige, received a Star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in Hollywood's Eastown on her birthday, January 11. 

Mary J. Blige's close friend and mentor, Sean “Diddy” Combs and former Uptown Records President, Andre Harrell were on hand to pay tribute to the signer who has had such hits as "Real Love" and "No More Drama" in the course of her career. 

“Mary J. Blige is one of the most popular singers of our generation. Fans will be thrilled to see her star on the Boulevard as her career milestones are celebrated on this very famous sidewalk,” said Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. 

The Grammy Award-winning artist has recently been recognized for her acting work. Blige received Golden Globe Award, SAG Award and Critics’ Choice Award nominations for her role in Dee Rees’ period drama “Mudbound,” as well as a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song for “Mighty River.”

During her emotional speech, Blige thanked her family, close friend radio personality Angie Martinez, and Interscope label head Jimmy Iovine, to name a few. 

Check out the ceremony below (video begins about 30 minutes in):

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