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Mary J. Blige Records New Theme Song For The View

mary-j-bligeThe voice of Yonkers native, Mary J. Blige is headed to daytime TV, the queen of Hip-Hop/Soul has been tapped to sing the new theme song for the “The View.”

Created by veteran journalist Barbara Walters, “The View” which first aired August 11, 1997, is a daytime talk show hosted by a panel of women who discuss a variety of social, political, entertainment, and other topics. MJB’s song “World’s Gone Crazy” will make its debut on the 20th season premiere of “The View” on Tuesday, September 6th.

It turns out the writer of the song is none other than Diane Warren, whose “Til it Happens to You” is nominated for an Emmy award right now from the movie “The Hunting Ground.”

Whoopi Goldberg returns for a 20th season moderating “The View,” with co-host Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Paula Faris and Raven-Symoné.

ABC News’ THE VIEW is ramping up for a historic 20th season, beginning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EDT). New co-host Sara Haines joins “The View”‘s panel of smart, engaging and talented women led by moderator Whoopi Goldberg. Haines joined ABC News in 2013 and currently appears on the weekend editions of “Good Morning America”as the pop news anchor. Season 20 promises to be a year-long celebration with the hottest topics, entertaining and provocative conversations, politics, newsmakers, celebrity guests and the people everyone is talking about.

This fall the award-winning talk show officially welcomes two accomplished women familiar to “The View” audience: Jedediah Bila and Sunny Hostin, who will appear frequently throughout the season. Bila joins the ABC Family from FOX News, where she provided analysis of the 2016 presidential election for “Outnumbered” and “The Five” and appeared often in primetime with her trademark commentary on a wide range of political and cultural topics. Hostin will continue to cover the big legal stories of the day as the senior legal correspondent for ABCNews. Since February when she joined the news division, she has reported on the Freddie Gray case, the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and the tragic attack on police in Dallas.

To kick off the next season of the long-running, popular daytime show, ABC will air “The View: 20 Years In the Making” on TUESDAY, AUGUST 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). The primetime special, with the program’s legendary creator Barbara Walters, will feature surprising stories from behind the scenes, favorite memories from celebrity fans, a look back at the show’s most talked about moments and will welcome back co-hosts from the past 19 years.

Mary J Blige will appear and sing the new theme song live during the opening week, to kick off Season 20. Check out the Music Video above.


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